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Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 05:00 AM
Plus a familiar face gets confirmed as the Energy Department's first assistant secretary for cybersecurity. [Read More]
The U.S. and four major allies warn new legislation might be necessary to ensure law enforcement can access communications. [Read More]
The first digital census has suffered from delays and ballooning IT costs, an auditor's report states. [Read More]
Department officials also weren't tracking who used the system or if they were sharing passwords. [Read More]
Irregular funding has forced the vulnerability database to focus on short-term problems, they say. [Read More]
The late senator pushed relentlessly for the government to develop a comprehensive cyber deterrence strategy. [Read More]
The Senate also passed an $860 million "minibus" funding bill. [Read More]
The department posted the intervening reports after a Nextgov query. [Read More]
Fast responses to cyber threats and perfect accuracy don't always go hand in hand, a cyber pro who worked on the alleged DNC hacking attempt... [Read More]
Booz Allen will protect six agencies in its largest-ever government job. [Read More]
It's also becoming rarer that an intelligence agency refuses to release a threat indicator entirely, a DHS official said. [Read More]
A higher percentage of federal domains are protected by DMARC than in the tech or banking sectors. [Read More]
A governmentwide inspector general would have a broader view of cyber deficits than individual agency IGs, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., says. [Read More]
The award marks the largest ever Booz Allen federal task order, the contractor said. [Read More]
Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus co-founder Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., wants more cabinet secretaries to make cyber a top priority. [Read More]
Only three people commented on the rule implementing the Kaspersky ban. [Read More]
Last week also saw a showdown over a phony FCC DDoS attack and a new cyber law to protect small businesses. [Read More]
The department wants industry's input on how to detect malicious and counterfeit tech in the government's supply chain. [Read More]
An inspector general determined last week the commission misattributed a commenting system outage during the net neutrality debate to a deliberate digit... [Read More]
Lawyers for the government and the Russian anti-virus company have filed their last briefs before arguing before a judicial panel in September. [Read More]