Is Cloud Security a Safe Bet for Highly Sensitive Government Data?

Read  George Moraetes’ article about whether cloud security is good for storing government data on Security Intelligence : Security is the primary focus of any government agency. One of the most obvious pitfalls of these agencies moving highly sensitive data to the cloud is that they surrender control to a third party. Moreover, nothing on […]

Why We’re Encouraging Ethical Hackers to Try and Hack the Department of Homeland Security

Read Maggie Hassan, Rob Portman explain why Department of Homeland Security is encouraging ethical hackers to hack them on Time : From our personal devices to small businesses to government agencies and everything in between, we are seeing a growing number and complexity of cyber attacks that pose a threat to our public safety, our economy, […]

34 percent of US government agencies have had data breaches in the last year

According to a new report from systems security specialist Thales e-Security and 451 Research, US federal agencies are facing threats caused by legacy systems, spending and staffing issues. Read more about the new report by Thales e-Security and 451 Research which reveals that 65 percent of United States government agencies have experienced a data breach at some […]

A blueprint for the modern government security operations center

Government cybersecurity teams are facing increasingly sophisticated threats, as malicious actors of all kinds set their sights on disrupting and damaging the reliable delivery of public services. Read about the blueprint for modern government security operations center on GCN.

Security Experts Urge White House To Treat Cyber As Serious Business

In light of increasingly apparent, potentially catastrophic online threats to national security, experts from around the country and globe are emphasizing the government’s need to act, and invest, accordingly. Read why security experts have urged the United States government to treat cyber security as a serious business on Forbes.

PAC: Government must ‘raise its game’ on cyber security

“Leadership from the centre is inadequate and, while the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has the potential to address this, practical aspects of its role must be clarified quickly” Brian Lord said the security services only have a “few people” who are able to counter cyber-attacks in an uneven battlefield where the likes of Russian Federation […]

Amid Growing Threats, Feds Need to Invest in Both Digital and Physical Security

Read why Ryan Petersen says that federal authorities need to invest in both digital and physical security on Fed Tech Magazine : While security experts often face a challenge in determining responsibility for high-profile cyberattacks, they generally agree that the perpetrators are usually nation-states seeking political leverage or organized crime or hackers looking for financial profit. […]

How the next President should handle cybersecurity threats

Read Ariel Tseitlin of Scale Venture Partners outline three ways that the government should beef up cyber security on Vator TV : One of strangest things about a very, very strange election season was the prevalence of hackings and leaks, with many of them being tied back to Russia (that’s to say nothing of the rumblings […]

Cybersecurity: Building resiliency together

Read why Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue say that companies and government has to work together for combating cyber attacks on The Hill : National Cyber Security Awareness Month has concluded, but we continue to urge everyone—individuals, businesses, and governments—to do more to protect themselves […]

Report on Data Breach Highlights Workforce Issues

A House report on the breaches of federal employee personnel records and background investigation records includes recommendations to improve the government’s cybersecurity workforce, some of which it said are already underway and should remain priorities. Read about the new house report on the breach of federal employees personnel records which recommends improving US government’s cyber […]