Tim Erlin, vice president of strategy at Tripwire, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin with takeaways from report showing 16% of cyber breaches hit the public sector.
DHS directed agencies on Jan. 22 to take four steps to protect against DNS tampering attacks, including adding multi-factor authentication to servers and software.
Rick Driggers explains the NCIC leads nationwide efforts to detect, prevent, respond to and recover from cyber attacks, following procedures in the national response plan.
Clark Campbell, the vice president for public sector for BDNA, argues that if agencies don’t address end of life technology, the next cyber attack could be much worse.
In today’s Federal Newscast, after the late night comedian ran a segment on the Federal Communication Commission’s planned changes to its net neutrality policy, the agency’s CIO says it faced a massive distributed denial of service attack.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology gives a holiday gift to agencies and organizations in a how-to guide for recovering from a cyber attack.
The Defense Department is still searching for a solid answer on how it will respond to a cyber attack on U.S. infrastructure.
In the age of cyber attacks, it’s a little tougher to know exactly what constitutes an act of war. But it’s a question of growing importance. Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) thinks the administration ought to define a cyber act of war. He talks to Federal Drive with Tom Temin about legislation he introduced to do just that.
A cyber attack can do real damage to both computer systems and infrastructure controlled by computer. But would it constitute and act of war?
It’s easy to set up a cyber-attack, but harder to defend against one. This was just one key point federal technology executives discussed on Federal News Radio’s panel, “Protecting the Front Line in Government Cyberattacks.” The panel took an in-depth look at the challenges federal IT executives face every day to keep federal networks safe and operational.