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BlackBerry's encrypted mobile service gets NSA approval

SecuSUITE for Government provides end-to-end encryption of voice calls and messages.

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Illinois blockchain pilots take shape

The Illinois Blockchain Initiative is moving forward with five use cases that demonstrate how the distributed ledger technology can work in government.

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Locking down networks when IoT opens the door

Understanding the baseline operations of networks and internet-connected devices goes a long way to securing systems, execs say.

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Hacking emergency services: How safe is the 911 system?

Recent breaches in Ohio, Texas and Washington, D.C., illustrate the cybersecurity vulnerabilities of 911 centers and other emergency services infrastructure.

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A brief history of GnuPG: Vital to online security but free and underfunded

Relative to the increased computational power available today, PGP cryptography is as strong today as it was in 1991.

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Malware protection for air-gapped systems

Dell's Endpoint Security Suite Enterprise now features artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify threats at the end points, eliminating the need for signature-based solutions.

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The move to cloud: It's easier than you think

Automated cloud compliance can simplify and streamline continuous monitoring.

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Connecticut maps out cyber strategy

The state's goal is to reduce the likelihood and severity of large cyberattacks by strengthening the awareness and resilience of public and private entities.

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Security specter still haunts cloud computing

Security for cloud services is improving, but some significant hurdles remain, security experts say.

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GSA ramps up blockchain exploration

The U.S. Federal Blockchain Forum will give stakeholders an opportunity to develop, share and discuss practical use cases for blockchain technology for agency missions.

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Info sharing takes a hit in nuclear breach notification

Alerts of a recent spear-phishing attack may have damaged information sharing between government and critical infrastructure owners, experts say.

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Gloomy cyber forecast from Black Hat

IT pros at the annual security conference expect a successful cyberattack on U.S. infrastructure in the next two years.

Topic Resources

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