U.S. Postal Service's Office of the Inspector General sent phishing emails of its own to 3,125 USPS employees, to see if staff would click on a potentially dangerous link.
The recent Government Accountability Office’s report indicates that government seems to be backsliding on many of its commitments to IT security.
With encrypted file transfer, city departments can quickly and efficiently process requests involving sensitive information.
If the discussion involves information security, NIST’s technology fellow is almost certainly shaping it.
Officials described the increased focus on cybersecurity and cyber defense at the semi-annual Network Integration Evaluation.
STARTTLS, a common method for encrypting email in transit, does not protect against other major security concerns and is not the only option within the federal government.
By addressing issues of data governance and social responsibility, agencies can rebuild the public trust lost in recent security breaches.
The funded research will focus on slowing the growth rate of distributed denial of service attacks and developing tools and techniques that allow organizations to respond to attacks.
The state of the nation’s Information Sharing Environment is ‘strong,’ says ISE program manager.
Northrop Grumman will leverage university research to develop more secure methods for authenticating users while eliminating the need for passwords.
With DHS funding, Waverly Labs is developing a software-defined perimeter that would open up the firewall only when it gets single packet authorization from the network client.
Without visibility into encrypted communications, IT managers can see only a portion of their network traffic, making them unable to identify and defend against threats.
Cybersecurity is just one of many competing issues agency IT managers must juggle.
The Identix trusted identity-as-a-service biometric platform can help agencies prevent fraud and identity theft and enhance authentication.