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Booz Allen Awarded $621M CDM Contract for DHS

Booz Allen Hamilton has supported the DHS CDM efforts for more than two years, thus far helping 13 federal agencies deploy cybersecurity tools to better protect four million computers. Keep Reading

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Cyber Hack May be the Largest Cryptocurrency Theft to Date

Forbes reports: One of Asia’s biggest digital currency exchanges – Coincheck – has admitted the loss of around $534 million worth of cryptocurrency following an attack on its network. The Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan-based company said hackers broke in at 02:57am local time on Friday (12:57pm EST on Thursday, 25 January). However, the breach went undetected… Keep Reading

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What is the Impact of a Shutdown on the Cyber World?

A partial government shutdown is entering its third day on Monday after lawmakers were unable to reach a deal on a short-term funding bill. The House passed a month-long continuing resolution to fund the government, but Senate Democrats opposed the measure, holding out for a fix to protect so-called Dreamers, young immigrants brought to the country… Keep Reading

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DHS Providing ‘Active Defense’ Against Cyber Threats to Private Sector

The Department of Homeland Security is providing tools and resources to private companies to engage in “active defense” against cyber threats, its secretary said, a practice that has drawn scrutiny from some legal and cybersecurity experts. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told a Senate panel that “active defense” is part of the department’s engagement with… Keep Reading

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RAND Law Enforcement Cyber Center Issues Final Technical Report

Cybercrime and cyber threats place many demands on law enforcement agencies, ranging from investigating cyber incidents to securing their own information systems. In addition, law enforcement agencies are required to collect and handle the constantly increasing volume of digital evidence. The Bureau of Justice Assistance established the Law Enforcement Cyber Center (LECC) in October 2014… Keep Reading

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