By strengthening their defenses – and those of their contractors – agencies can make themselves a less attractive target for ransomware, one cyber expert says.
To help agencies comply with the Biden administration’s executive order on cybersecurity, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has posted guidance on secure use of EO-critical software and minimum standards for software verification.
The nation’s wealth combined with its aging infrastructure make it a primary target for increasingly sophisticated threats spanning the public and private sectors.
The nation’s first city-based cybersecurity operations center will be staffed with 282 public- and private-sector partners who will be sharing intelligence on potential cyber threats.
Because the additive manufacturing systems were incorrectly categorized as tools, rather than IT systems, they have not been adequately protected, according to DOD’s inspector general.
Ransomware attacks are growing exponentially in size and ransom demand, so understanding who these groups are and what they want is critical to taking them down.
Researchers used behavioral game theory to study how human subjects analyzed strategic decisions around investing in cybersecurity or refusing to pay ransoms.
The tight deadlines featured in President Joe Biden's cybersecurity executive order will push agencies to make “meaningful progress” on zero-trust initiatives, federal officials said.
Identifying and safeguarding infrastructure and critical data in the post-quantum world should be part of an agency’s overall cybersecurity risk management program, current data security practices and efforts to comply with the new cybersecurity executive order.
The slow move to MilCloud 2.0 by Defense agencies is a "delayed realization of enhanced security, which is paramount in the light of most recent Colonial pipeline and SolarWinds cybersecurity attacks," Rep. Stephanie Bice (R-Okla.) said.