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The invisible -- but growing -- threat to critical infrastructure

At a recent panel on cybersecurity, experts agreed that the threat to the nation’s critical infrastructure is becoming acute as more connected devices come online.

Getting on the same page in cyber talent hunt

Getting on the same page in cyber talent hunt

The Cybersecurity Workforce Framework’s common language describing cybersecurity work will help organizations build a strong staff to protect their systems and data.

Five fixes for U.S. election systems

5 fixes for U.S. election systems

Two Harvard cybersecurity scholars outline the election risks and recommend several steps for federal and local governments to take after the 2016 elections.

The outbound VDI: Internet access while protecting enterprise systems

The outbound VDI: Internet access while protecting enterprise systems

An outbound virtual desktop infrastructure can significantly reduce the risks of threats to internal corporate systems and data while maintaining the benefits of internet access.

Making identity federated, portable and trusted

Making identity federated, portable and trusted

Residents of Austin, Texas, and the state of Maine are closer to having a digital identity that would allow them to conduct business with the government and other entities.

Promises and perils of quantum computing

Promises and perils of quantum computing

The rise of quantum computing is sure to bring new risks, but it also provides an opportunity for greater security.

FBI offers free online cyber investigation training

The Cyber Investigator Certification Program can help law enforcement officers improve their handling of digital evidence.

When the IoT becomes an agent of the dark side

When the IoT becomes an agent of the dark side

In the wake of the Mirai botnet attack, cybersecurity experts discuss issues with securing the Internet of Things.

Breaking down cybersecurity communication barriers

Breaking down cybersecurity communication barriers

Effective risk management and decision making is about being able to translate the conversation from what’s happening with the technology to how it impacts the mission.

Can feds catch up on IoT?

Can feds catch up on IoT?

Cities have taken the lead on sensor systems, but experts say the federal potential is immense -- if security improves sufficiently.

Simpler sign-on for police officers

Simpler sign-on for police officers

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is looking for a better way for secure laptops in patrol cars.

How LA’s security center combats cyberthreats

How LA’s security center combats cyberthreats

The Los Angeles Integrated Security Operations Center consolidates more than 200 million log records from across 41 departments every 24 hours.


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