• Report lays groundwork for cyber-physical systems research

    A Cyber Security Research Alliance report lays out a logical road map for designing security into often attacked cyber-physical systems.

  • Less malware predicted for 2014 but new tactics emerge

    Websense Security Labs released its cybersecurity predictions for 2014, suggesting areas IT managers should monitor.

  • FAA releases road map for domestic drones

    The Federal Aviation Administration released its plan for drone integration into civilian airspace.

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  • Microsoft issues fix for zero-day IE flaw

    The vulnerability in all supported versions of Windows has been exploited in watering hole attacks against targeted victims.

  • 3 tips for secure use of USB drives in the agency

    In addition to established policies on use, agencies can take these basic steps to help avoid breaches and malware.

  • A HealthCare.gov denial-of-service attack tool is found. Really.

    As if it didn't have enough problems on its own, researchers at Arbor Networks have found a denial-of-service tool targeting the federal government's main health care exchange website.

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  • Motorola brings modular phones closer to reality

    Motorola will work with the Phonebloks community to help design and build an open hardware platform for creating highly modular smartphones.

  • DHS cites threats from out-of-date Android OS versions

    With almost half of Android users carrying devices running out-of-date operating systems, the Homeland Security Department warned users they are playing with fire.

  • Data center outage adds to HealthCare.gov's woes

    An outage that hit Verizon Terremark affected the data services hub, rendering the federal and state exchanges unusable.

  • Higher ed networks 300 percent more likely to contain malware

    And the No. 1 threat is the Expiro malware, according to research by OpenDNS' Umbrella Security Labs.