Is STARTTLS enough for email security?

Is STARTTLS enough for email security?

STARTTLS, a common method for encrypting email in transit, does not protect against other major security concerns and is not the only option within the federal government.

Build public trust by tightening security preparedness

Build public trust by tightening security preparedness

By addressing issues of data governance and social responsibility, agencies can rebuild the public trust lost in recent security breaches.

Terrorism info-sharing network gets health check

Terrorism info-sharing network gets health check

The state of the nation’s Information Sharing Environment is ‘strong,’ says ISE program manager.

research into behavior based mobile security

DHS funds behavior-based tech to enhance mobile security

Northrop Grumman will leverage university research to develop more secure methods for authenticating users while eliminating the need for passwords.

Dynamic firewall to help defend from DDoS attacks

Dynamic firewall to help defend from DDoS attacks

With DHS funding, Waverly Labs is developing a software-defined perimeter that would open up the firewall only when it gets single packet authorization from the network client.

Removing the blindfold to inspect encrypted communications

Without visibility into encrypted communications, IT managers can see only a portion of their network traffic, making them unable to identify and defend against threats.

Virtualization can double breach recovery costs

Virtualization can double breach recovery costs

According to a recent survey by Kaspersky Lab, the average cost of breaches involving virtual infrastructure can be double those that occur in a traditional environment.

MorphoTrust moves biometric authentication to the cloud

MorphoTrust moves biometric authentication to the cloud

The Identix trusted identity-as-a-service biometric platform can help agencies prevent fraud and identity theft and enhance authentication.

NIST announces latest funding for trusted identies

NIST announces latest funding for trusted identities

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded $3.7 million in grants to three companies to make online transactions more secure and private.

ONR moves to protect ships’ systems from cyberattacks

ONR moves to protect ships’ systems from cyberattacks

The Office of Naval Research is spearheading a program to protect against cyberattacks to onboard physical infrastructure.

DARPA wants better detection of doctored images

DARPA wants better detection of doctored images

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Media Forensics program aims to build better tools for identifying image manipulation.

document security

Taking the 'cyber' out of security

With these three steps, agencies can craft new policies and build a culture that protects both digital and physical records.


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