The Air Force called on white-hat hackers to protect one of its clouds.
When it comes to moving from on-site data centers to the cloud, agencies face substantial workforce and culture challenges that aren’t always reflected in metrics.
Manny Castillo, a senior IT security adviser at the FBI, said the bureau does all its penetration testing internally and has no plans on changing that.
Neil Chatterjee will take over as chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, after Kevin McIntyre announced he was stepping down due to a “health setback.”
The new Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said several new people will be taking top-level leadership positions at the agency shortly. Pamela Powers will be the department’s new chief of staff and Chris Syrek will be VA’s deputy chief of staff.
The Defense Department’s vulnerability disclosure policy lets anyone in the world report security holes they find in the DoD system without fear of prosecution.
White hat hackers discovered 207 verified vulnerabilities in Air Force systems, including some very serious ones.
Cybersecurity competitions are drawing more attention from and becoming more popular with federal agencies.
Air Force cybersecurity officials worry that the rank-and-file may be too preoccupied with the nuts and bolts of compliance.
In this week’s edition of On DoD, Peter Kim, the Air Force’s chief technology officer, Alex Rice, the CTO at HackerOne, and Reina Staley, the chief of staff of the Defense Digital Service join is to talk about the latest of DoD’s bug bounties: Hack the Air Force. We’ll also talk about changes in how the Army buys cloud computing services as part of a broader effort to shut down expensive, government-owned data centers.