Justice Department issues smart gun specs

Justice Department issues smart gun specs

After six months of conversations with firearms companies, experts and law enforcement, the Department of Justice issued specifications for law enforcement smart guns.

Can blockchain bring interoperability to healthcare?

Can blockchain bring interoperability to health care?

The distributed ledger technology may be able to manage and secure health information that flows back and forth among patients, doctors, insurance companies and federal agencies.

Hurd: CIO, CISO picks vital for cybersecurity agenda

Hurd: CIO, CISO picks vital for cybersecurity agenda

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) says filling the federal CIO and CISO positions will be big first steps toward ensuring cybersecurity.

Can government agencies ever unmask the insider threat?

Can government agencies ever unmask the insider threat?

Allegations against contactor Harold Martin are a critical reminder that protecting against insider threats requires more than employee awareness.

Cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier testifying before Congress on the government’s role in regulating the internet of things.

Experts to Congress: IoT regulation may be inevitable

If industry fails to self regulate in light of security challenges facing IoT devices, the government could be forced to step in.

NIST calls for holistic approach to security

NIST calls for holistic approach to security

Special Publication 800-160 urges organizations to address security throughout the systems engineering process.

4 tips for bug bounty programs

4 tips for bug bounty programs

A well-run program offers agencies a way to extend their penetration testing and network monitoring programs.

autonomous vehicles

Driverless car policy aims to accelerate safe deployment

The Federal Automated Vehicles Policy provides a framework to improve roadway safety and provide direction for the next administration.

bug bounty

Army fires up bug bounty program

Following the Pentagon’s successful bug bounty program, the Army has announced its own "Hack the Army" program to tighten up security on its public-facing websites.

Cybersecurity for the oil industry supply chain

Cybersecurity for the oil industry supply chain

Based on the Cybersecurity Framework, the voluntary guidelines will help the maritime industry secure its IT infrastructure.

government data

State CIOs sketch out priorities for Trump administration

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers plans to release advocacy priorities for the incoming administration.

cloud encrypted gateway

Finding FedRAMP’s missing piece

Cloud encryption gateways provide agencies a critical layer of security in moving data to the cloud.

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