A new IT policy letter from the GSA’s CIO aims to ensure that the agency’s senior security officer is a part of all IT projects, not just brought in after the fact to monitor compliance.
Maintaining effective cyberthreat defenses not only requires constant vigilance but also an eye on the road ahead.
The increasing complexity and sophistication of cyberthreats is driving the use of automation in cybersecurity. Where does human intelligence fit in the picture?
Can the standard agency develop effective cryptographic and cybersecurity standards without the help of the National Security Agency?
It can take seven months or more to migrate to a new server operating system, so Microsoft's July 2015 cut-off date for Windows Server 2003 support really is just around the corner.
How can government best position itself against cyberattacks, which seem to be increasing both in number and sophistication?
Although the federal government is trying to encourage telework, a new survey shows agencies are losing workers because of a lack of telework opportunities at a time when a shortage of cybersecurity professionals is being called a threat to national security.
Built with cost and performance in mind, interconnected systems contain vulnerabilities that are increasingly attractive to attackers looking for protected information or who want to disrupt public services. Some tools are emerging to help.
The public will weigh in on NIST's choice of new a secure hash algorithm developed in response to advances in techniques for breaking of federal document encryption standards.
Debates over the state of antivirus technology and tools has resurfaced yet again after the executive in charge of Symantec's information security business was quoted as saying antivirus is dead.