cybersecurity

GAO takes IRS to task over security weaknesses

Inconsistent application of agencywide security controls puts taxpayer information at risk, the Government Accountability Office said.

cybersecurity in the spotlight

Putting cybersecurity culture in the spotlight

A panel of chief information security officers discussed how they make employees part of the agency’s cybersecurity defense.

MobileIron combines device, cloud and app security

MobileIron combines device, cloud and app security

MobileIron Access helps secure cloud data accessed through commonly commercial apps on mobile devices.

Credential exchange enabled on DHS info sharing network

Credential exchange enabled on DHS info sharing network

A backend attribute exchange streamlines identity management by keeping users' security credentials on local systems but making them accessible from other network locations.

big data analysis

Sifting suspicious user behavior to find real threats

The cloud threat funnel methodology can help agencies uncover the user behavior patterns that lead to legitimate threats.

Machine analytics help San Diego protect its systems

Machine analytics help San Diego protect its systems

The city teamed up with Splunk to monitor and analyze its machine-generated data.

chain of command

DOD lacks clear chain of command for domestic cyber attacks

The Pentagon has not defined how it will support civilian authorities in the event of cyber attacks, according to a Government Accountability Office report.

New mobile biometric tools on tap for ICE agents

New mobile biometric tools on tap for ICE agents

NEC's newest biometric fingerprinting device promises faster and more accurate data collection in the field.

Standardizing secure by default

Standardizing secure by default

Building data secure by default is now technically possible, but a standard must be developed before we’re faced with a stream of fragmented, unsecured data.

Registration opens for DOD bug bounty program

Registration opens for DOD bug-bounty program

White-hat hackers have a chance to try their skills against the Defense Department with the opening of the "Hack the Pentagon" pilot, designed to identify and resolve security vulnerabilities in DOD websites.

Using the NSA Intrusion Lifecycle to bolster security

Using the NSA Intrusion Lifecycle to bolster security

Although enterprise security will never be perfect, the NSA lifecycle can give defenders a model for mapping the appropriate mitigation to each step in the intrusion process.

SideStepper exploit targets iOS MDM security

SideStepper exploit targets iOS MDM security

The vulnerability lets attackers use hijacked devices enrolled in mobile device management programs to launch man-in-the-middle attacks, according to Check Point Software.

Topic Resources

  • GameChanger: Microsegmentation

    In less than a decade, more than 87 million records with sensitive or private information have been exposed due to cyber-incidents on federal networks alone. Increasingly, organizations are beginning to realize that perimeter-based security just isn’t enough anymore. Download to learn how for many data centers, the solution is microsegmentation.


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