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CISA platform helps agencies uncover more than 1,000 cyber vulnerabilities

CISA reports that its first ever cybersecurity shared services offering is off to a hot start.

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DHS marks expansion of bug bounty efforts with impending contract awards

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Hackers find more than 400 vulnerabilities in DoD’s industrial base companies

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Air Force cloud had 54 vulnerabilities before hackers found them

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DoD plans expansion of government’s first-ever ‘bug bounty’

In the first “Hack the Pentagon” challenge, the department asked anyone with expertise in IT security to find security flaws on five of its largest…

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Ash Carter

Ash Carter brings on more innovators to upgrade DoD

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced he is adding three members to the Defense Innovation Advisory Board. Two of them are technologists and Silicon Valley…

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Brian Wallace

Pentagon sees white hat hackers as low-cost penetration testers

The Defense Department announced it would be launching the federal government’s first-ever “bug bounty,” banking on the idea that there’s a nascent community of white hat hackers that’s been itching to help the Pentagon with its cybersecurity challenges.

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