Free services such as Twitter and Facebook are an easy way to expand your online presence, but agencies still must address the risks.
A survey of federal security people and end users produces interesting -- but not surprising -- results: The rift between users and defenders is undermining cybersecurity.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will stage a competition at which network security systems would be judged on how well they automatically respond to security threats.
Building on the government's Security Content Automation Protocol, a working group is developing a set of international standards for automating the job of assessing and monitoring the security of IT systems.
Holding the vendor accountable for results — and right away — is the first step in getting value from your cybersecurity investment, said USPS information security officer Chuck McGann.