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.

Can the phishing epidemic be stopped?

Can the phishing epidemic be stopped?

Even extensive training is unlikely to transform ordinary workers into hyper-vigilant phishing detectives.

IARPA releases BAA for virtual user environment

IARPA releases BAA for virtual user environment

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is looking for a virtual user environment that can support the kind of security analytics required to protect sensitive government users or workloads.

An auditable election system for 2020

An auditable election system for 2020

Travis County, Texas, is working to combine the convenience of electronic voting and the record of paper ballots into one system.

Prioritizing vulnerabilities to fight cyberthreats

Prioritizing vulnerabilities to fight cyberthreats

To stay ahead of adversaries, federal IT decision makers must step back from their day-to-day routines and prioritize their vulnerabilities.

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DHS working to protect emergency call centers against denial-of-service attacks

With more government services facing potential cyberthreats, the Department of Homeland Security is working to lower the risk and impact of potential telephone system-based attacks on 911 call centers.

 ‘Clunky,’ low-tech voting system still vulnerable to hacks

‘Clunky,’ low-tech voting system still vulnerable to hacks

A new report outlines a range of vulnerabilities, infiltration points and tactics that could be used to undermine credibility in an election or even manipulate the results.

Continuous risk mandates continuous protections

Continuous risk mandates continuous protections

Updates to A-130 make continuous privacy and vulnerability monitoring responsibilities of every agency.

Backing up to stay ahead of hackers

Backing up to stay ahead of hackers

The Barnstable Police Department thwarts ransomware attacks with technology that more frequently and inexpensively copies and stores its data.

Virginia builds cyber foundation for government, business

Virginia builds cyber foundation for government, business

Gov. Terry McAuliffe said he wants other states to follow Virginia’s lead in cybersecurity.

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Why are first responders turning away from radio encryption?

Public safety agencies are turning off their radio encryption over concerns of not being heard by nearby departments using older devices.

Hayden: Russian email hack is

Hayden: Russian email hack is 'honorable state espionage'

The former CIA and NSA director discusses Russia's recent hacks of Democratic party emails as well as Apple's stand against the FBI over encryption.

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