6 cyber predictions for 2017

6 cyber predictions for 2017

McAfee’s annual report on the cybersecurity landscape holds some tips for government IT managers.

Guidelines for bug reporting

Guidelines for bug reporting

Although the new policy only applies to certain websites, it aims to better protect government information by making vulnerability reporting easier.

DLA secures supply chain with DNA marking

DLA secures supply chain with DNA marking

The Defense Logistics Agency may expand its use of DNA marking technology to verify the authenticity of microchips and other electronics in its supply chain.

San Francisco latest victim of ransomware

San Francisco latest victim of ransomware

The city’s light transit systems were hit with malware that shut down ticketing machines and demanded payment.

Deletion before disclosure: How NYC can protect municipal ID cardholders’ privacy

Deletion before disclosure: How NYC can protect municipal ID cardholders’ privacy

To protect the privacy of undocumented New York residents, the mayor said the city could wipe its database of municipal identify cardholders before 2017.

How secured printing can control data leaks

4 ways to avoid data risk from printing

Secure document management minimizes the exposure of sensitive printed, faxed or scanned data to anyone but the personnel who have a “need to know.”

Virtualized browser service now boasts CAC integration

Virtualized browser service now boasts CAC integration

Authentic8's Silo is now configured with DOD's public certificates, allowing for secure authentication of Common Access Card users.

What you can do today to protect against quantum computing

What you can do today to protect against quantum computing

Agencies must be ready to protect sensitive government data from the potentially devastating hacking threats that loom just beyond the horizon.

Justice Department issues smart gun specs

Justice Department issues smart gun specs

After six months of conversations with firearms companies, experts and law enforcement, the Department of Justice issued specifications for law enforcement smart guns.

Can blockchain bring interoperability to healthcare?

Can blockchain bring interoperability to health care?

The distributed ledger technology may be able to manage and secure health information that flows back and forth among patients, doctors, insurance companies and federal agencies.

Hurd: CIO, CISO picks vital for cybersecurity agenda

Hurd: CIO, CISO picks vital for cybersecurity agenda

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) says filling the federal CIO and CISO positions will be big first steps toward ensuring cybersecurity.

Can government agencies ever unmask the insider threat?

Can government agencies ever unmask the insider threat?

Allegations against contactor Harold Martin are a critical reminder that protecting against insider threats requires more than employee awareness.

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