Cybersecurity

(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Smederevac)American soldier in military uniform preventing cyber attack in military intelligence center. An US officer intercepting messages to stop terrorism. Modern warfare system surveillance concept.

Looks like the Pentagon may have itself to blame for its cyber recruiting troubles

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department Inspector General says the Pentagon’s bureaucracy is getting in the way of hiring the cyber employees…

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(Joshua Roberts/Pool via AP)Alejandro Mayorkas, nominee to be Secretary of Homeland Security, testifies in Washington

Senate report advocates FISMA reforms after finding slow progress on agency cybersecurity

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - In this June 8, 2013 file photo, Chris Inglis, then deputy director of the National Security Agency testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Inglis is being nominated as the government's first national cyber director at the Department of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

National Cyber Director: Bureau of Cyber Statistics needed to understand threat landscape

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When ransomware attacks US infrastructure, it’s tricky to know when to return fire

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Roger Wicker, Maria Cantwell

In rare move, members of Congress want White House to request more money for one particular agency

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What the FY 2022 Defense budget request says about a future fight with China

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2021 breaches illustrate cybersecurity as an urgent critical infrastructure priority

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AP Photo/Ted ShaffreyColonial Pipeline storage tanks are seen in Woodbridge, N.J., Monday, May 10, 2021. Gasoline futures are ticking higher following a cyberextortion attempt on the Colonial Pipeline, a vital U.S. pipeline that carries fuel from the Gulf Coast to the Northeast. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)

Biden administration eyes mandates under new effort to improve critical infrastructure cybersecurity

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Executive orders can be hard to implement if the language is too dense for most

Fergal McGovern ran these texts through an algorithm-based program that analyzes written text for complexity and understandability.

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DoD group partnering with industrial base to look for cyber vulnerabilities

Deep in the Defense Department, a group is partnering with industry to create a window into the cyber vulnerabilities of the defense industrial base.

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Shot of Corridor in Working Data Center Full of Rack Servers and Supercomputers with Cloud Storage Advantages Icon Visualization.

How government organizations can meet and beat technology expectations to scale

With the increase in data demands and rising threats, government data centers face massive expectations to scale and rework their data infrastructure.

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