DHS official:  Look beyond November on voting-system security

DHS official: Look beyond November on voting-system security

The real emphasis, according to Assistant Secretary of Cybersecurity and Communications Andy Ozment, should be on building in cybersecurity "from the get-go" on the next generation of systems.

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Cybersecurity gains awareness, but not funding

Although cybersecurity is being woven into the fabric of government, it’s not appropriately funded, a new survey from NASCIO and Deloitte finds.

Delaware’s bet on blockchain

Delaware’s bet on blockchain

The state plans to engage technology vendors to help businesses and state agencies use blockchain technology to distribute, share, and save ledgers and contracts.

Most data breaches discovered by outsiders, McAfee report finds

Looking for data loss in all the wrong places

Organizations are not monitoring data movement in the most vulnerable places, a new McAfee Labs Threats Report suggests.

Bridging the Cybersecurity Talent Gap

Bridging the cybersecurity talent gap

Because the scope of the cybersecurity challenge is expanding, it requires developing skills for solving tomorrow's issues.

Tap DHS for help protecting voting systems, officials urge

Tap DHS for help protecting voting systems, officials urge

Officials are urging state and local governments to leverage resources from the Department of Homeland Security to better secure election systems from cyberthreats.

Protecting government cloud information with incident response

Protecting government cloud information with incident response

Preparing for a cloud security incident will ensure that both government and cloud provider IT teams can respond quickly and effectively in a crisis.

Is automation security’s only hope?

Is automation security’s only hope?

Experts at a cybersecurity workshop said that increased automation and built-in security are increasingly necessary, especially as the Internet of Things gains traction.

4 tips for securing voter data

4 tips for securing voter data

In an election year when it seems like data security is grabbing the headlines, government IT staff can improve security for their agencies and constituents.

Is GRC the answer to the cybersecurity labor shortage and skills gap?

Is GRC the answer to the cybersecurity labor shortage and skills gap?

Governance, risk management and compliance platforms can help agencies optimize operations and make the best use of limited resources.

Real-time monitoring for industrial controls

Real-time monitoring for industrial controls

A new platform by startup Claroty examines network traffic using an inspection engine designed for critical infrastructure's IC systems.

Answering the call for solutions to 911 TDoS attacks

Answering the call for solutions to 911 TDoS attacks

Experts are still dialing for dollars when it comes to ideas for how to mitigate the risk, or even the impact, of a potential telephony denial-of-service attack on the 911 emergency services system.


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