The push for IPv6 so far has been all stick and no carrot. Do agencies switch because OMB says so or because they're afraid of running out of IPv4 addresses? Do readers know what will make everyone want to move?
With cyber threats to government systems growing, budget woes will hamper projects to develop tools needed to monitor, evaluate and mitigate risks, DHS secretary warns.
An optimistic scorecard predicts that agencies will meet 95 percent of their priority goals by the end of fiscal 2014, but the race to the finish looks more like a slog than a sprint.
Many cybersecurity practitioners say, "forget the attacker, focus on the risk," but there is a growing consensus that the best way to combat cyber espionage is with political and economic responses.
Attacks are targeting Asian journalists using a recent high-profile report on Chinese hacking from the security company Mandiant.
Malware writers develop find new tactics to avoid detection while waiting for a chance to infect systems.
CSIS fellow Jim Lewis says we need to bring a full range of diplomatic and intelligence resources to bear against Chinese incursions into U.S. systems, not just beef up cybersecurity.
FCC was upbraided by auditors for cutting corners in upgrading network security. Did the commission create unnecessary risk or just do what was necessary?
Identity theft could be costing the government billions of dollars a year in fraudulent tax refunds, and it is hard to say whether the shift to electronic tax filing is a boon or a bane.
The House of Representatives has ruffled feathers by banning a peer-to-peer music network, but P2P raises security concerns that merit caution.