cybersecurity
 
  • Password security starts with making life easier for the user

    To address the challenges inherent in password-based security, the U.K. government is taking a different tack -- encouraging its systems administrators to simplify their approach to passwords and use automated controls.

  • Unmasking malware coders

    Unmasking malware coders

    Army researchers are working on an algorithm that will help system administrators improve security by more easily identifying malware authors and tracking the origin of threats

  • ID check at military installation

    DOD requires Real ID-compliant driver’s licenses for facility access

    The Defense Department will no long accept the driver’s licenses or state-issued identification from Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Washington and American Samoa for entrance to its facilities.

  • Unisys stealth in AWS marketplace

    Unisys Stealth now available on AWS cloud

    The solution was designed to provide advanced security to AWS customers while giving Unisys clients ease of access and scale of the AWS cloud.

  • DHS to showcase cybersecurity research

    DHS to showcase cybersecurity research

    The 2016 Cyber Security Division R&D Showcase and Technical Workshop will highlight the status of the latest cybersecurity research, enable collaboration among the researchers and government agencies and connect the technologies to transition partners.

  • Massive Linux vulnerability discovered

    Massive Linux vulnerability discovered

    The zero-day vulnerability allows Android or Linux applications to escalate privileges and gain root access.

  • NASCIO priorities

    Cybersecurity is job #1 for NASCIO

    The National Association of State Chief Information Officers named cybersecurity the top item in its advocacy agenda.

  • Heartbleed redux with Secure Shell?

    Heartbleed redux with Secure Shell?

    Warning flags have been raised over SSH, which helps manage servers, routers and firewalls and is used to provide privileged access to servers and networks.

  • Using teamwork to fight DDoS attacks

    Using teamwork to fight DDoS attacks

    Galois has been awarded a $1.7 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security for a peer-to-peer collaboration technology that allows organizations to work together to detect and mitigate distributed denial of service attacks.

  • What DISA needs for secure networks

    What DISA needs for secure networks

    Officials from the Defense Information Systems Agency discussed the capabilities it requires for network security.

  • DNS security

    How to protect data and infrastructure with DNS security

    Attacks on the domain name systems are on the rise and can cripple an agency’s network.

  • Feds back off on Real ID

    Feds back off on Real ID

    The federal government is backing off its demand that states bring their driver’s licenses and state ID cards to federal standards or see their residents face greater hassles at airports.

  • Juniper Networks updates software in wake of security flaws

    Juniper Networks updates software in wake of security flaws

    Juniper Networks responded to the finding of “unauthorized code” in its firewall operating system with a complete replacement of its original controversial random number generator, Dual_EC.

  • Cybersecurity underfunded, industry tells Congress

    Cybersecurity underfunded, industry tells Congress

    Agency IT managers who believe they do not have the resources to adequately fight cybersecurity threats got some backing from private-sector experts who voiced the same concerns to legislators.


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