Registration opens for DOD bug bounty program

Registration opens for DOD bug-bounty program

White-hat hackers have a chance to try their skills against the Defense Department with the opening of the "Hack the Pentagon" pilot, designed to identify and resolve security vulnerabilities in DOD websites.

Using the NSA Intrusion Lifecycle to bolster security

Using the NSA Intrusion Lifecycle to bolster security

Although enterprise security will never be perfect, the NSA lifecycle can give defenders a model for mapping the appropriate mitigation to each step in the intrusion process.

SideStepper exploit targets iOS MDM security

SideStepper exploit targets iOS MDM security

The vulnerability lets attackers use hijacked devices enrolled in mobile device management programs to launch man-in-the-middle attacks, according to Check Point Software.

DHS stands up public-private cyber info sharing platform

DHS stands up public-private cyber info sharing platform

Automated Indicator Sharing allows industry and government to exchange cybersecurity threat information.

Competition pits college students against hackers

Competition pits college students against hackers

Cybersecurity students from eight universities will compete to defend a mock financial institution from attack.

How blockchain works

How blockchain works

A blockchain-based system marries ironclad trust to a fully auditable sequence of digital events enclosed in a highly secure environment.

Put your trust in knowing untrusted certificate authorities

Put your trust in knowing untrusted certificate authorities

Google has started to maintain a list of untrusted certificate authorities, which it’s calling Submariner.

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Colorado looks to flatten cyber learning curve for elected officials

The state’s National Cybersecurity Intelligence Center aims to be the country’s foremost authority on cybersecurity education, research and rapid response.

API security

How to secure the API-enabled enterprise

Despite their ubiquity and unquestioned business value, application programming interfaces are often overlooked and underprotected.

voting technology

Tech tiptoes into the voting process

Election officials in Ohio and Utah will see how technology improves the reporting of results and the caucus voting process.

block chain on the horizon for government

Blockchain on the government horizon

The technology that powers Bitcoin has the potential to address government trust and security issues.

Open redirects persist on government sites

Open redirects persist on government sites

Spammers are taking advantage of misconfigured dot-gov domains and link shorteners to redirect visitors to other sites.


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