GAO identifies persistent weaknesses in FISMA compliance.
The Department of Homeland Security plans to work with a commercial Internet service provider and one federal agency to carry out a pilot test of Einstein 3, an intrusion detection and prevention system that will eventually be used to bolster federal agencies' information security postures.Keep Reading
The Senate sergeant-at-arms has requested $1 million for the cybersecurity of the congressional chamber in 2011.
A former Transportation Security Administration contractor is being charged in Colorado for allegedly injecting malicious code into a government network used for screening airport security workers and others.
White House cyber coordinator Howard Schmidt last week announced the declassification of some information on the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative.
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Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) called a hearing of the Armed Services Committee to solicit private sector perspectives on how the Defense Department could improve its cybersecurity activities.
The 2010 iteration of the RSA Security Conference which opens Monday in San Francisco will feature an impressive array of influential government heavyweights among its featured keynote speakers.
The Bipartisan Policy Center sponsored a wargame called the Cyber Shockwave, which demonstrated to leaders last week that the federal government might not have the authority to properly respond to a massive cyber attack.