cyber attacks

The key to ‘fighting through the fog of war’ in cyberattacks

As awareness of ransomware attacks grows, more and more organizations will be taking steps to protect their data. It’s possible that attackers could…

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Cyber Safety Review Board’s first report gives CISA thumbs up for Log4j response

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Why Defense contractors still have a cyber target on their backs

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this May 6, 2020, file photo, a sign stands outside the Department of Labor's headquarters in Washington. A government watchdog has found that the Labor Department’s widely watched weekly unemployment benefits data are providing an inaccurate reading on the number of newly laid off workers because of flaws in the government’s data collection. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Think you understand phishing attacks? Wait ’til you hear this

For the anatomy of one high-end account, the Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to cybersecurity entrepreneur and Vice President of Strategy at INKY Roger…

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (March 10, 2009) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Ryan Allshouse uses the intrusion detection system to monitor unclassified network activity from the automated data processing workspace aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). IDS is part of the integrated shipboard network system and serves as an important computer network defense enabler protecting the unclassified shipboard network from cyber attack.  (U.S. Navy photo by Rick Naystatt/Released)

How the Navy is dealing with a heightened cybersecurity threat situation

Even an organization as big and armed as the United States Navy doesn’t take the ransomware threat for granted.

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FILE - In this May 18, 2020, file photo, Transportation Security Administration officers wear protective masks at a security screening area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. The Biden administration says it is moving to increase the pay and union rights for security screeners at the nation’s airports. The Department of Homeland Security directed the acting head of the TSA to come up with a plan within 90 days to raise the pay of the screeners and expand their rights to collective bargaining.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Exposed to COVID-19 on the job? New website lets you join class-action lawsuit for hazard pay

In today’s Federal Newscast, federal employees who were exposed to COVID-19 while working can now join a class-action lawsuit.

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