Don’t make a bad situation worse: Cybersecurity for emergency operations

Don’t make a bad situation worse: Cybersecurity for emergency operations

The controlled chaos of an emergency creates opportunities not only for accidental data exposure, but also for exploits of sensitive data and the resources that govern industrial control systems.

Data analytics, machine learning help find network threats

Data analytics, machine learning help find network threats

Enterprises can better protect themselves from cyberattacks if they combine automated network threat detection tools with traditional perimeter security methods, according to a new report from the SANS Institute.

NIST seeks comments on cybersecurity framework

NIST seeks comments on cybersecurity framework

The National Institute of Standards and Technology wants input regarding the implementation and potential improvements of its voluntary Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.

National Guard cyber protection teams

National Guard expands cyber protection teams

A joint New York-New Jersey team was one of 13 new cyber units the Guard announced it would activate throughout 23 states by the end of fiscal year 2019.

data security and privacy

The unrealized potential of interagency total information sharing

Effective security solutions need to strike a balance between data sharing and privacy protection.

Cloud security

How does government cloud security stack up?

A new report identifies the biggest cloud cybersecurity concerns across eight industries.

White House responds to data encryption petition

White House responds to data encryption petition

In a response to a We the People petition on encryption, the White House said it would meet with petitioners and asked for additional public comments.

Survey: Majority of agencies follow NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Survey: Majority of agencies follow NIST Cybersecurity Framework

According to a recent survey, 82 percent of federal respondents said their agency is either fully or partially implementing the NIST Cybersecurity Framework to mitigate risk and strengthen their security posture.

Galois wins DARPA funding for private data as a service

Galois wins DARPA funding for private data as a service

In support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Brandeis program, the company’s Jana project will deliver a privacy service that protects data while retaining its utility for analysts.

DOD CIO awards

DOD CIO winners honored for security, savings

The Department of Defense announced its 2015 Chief Information Officer Award for Cyber and IT Excellence winners.

AF seeks security solutions with kill chain integration, spectrum awareness

AF seeks security solutions with kill chain integration, spectrum awareness

Through a recently issued broad agency announcement, the Air Force is seeking to address kill chain integration and full spectrum awareness of emerging threats.

Virginia turns attention to the cyber talent shortage

Virginia turns attention to the cyber talent shortage

Public- and private-sector officials discuss cybersecurity workforce issues at the inaugural Commonwealth Conference on Cyber and Education.


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