An internal probe found that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's computer systems were hacked into three times- including twice by foreign entities- within the past three years
At a time when the Air Force Academy has cut a number of majors, it has developed a new computer network security major designed to help cadets better understand and gain proficiency in cyberspace, the institution said recently.
Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency contractor who leaked thousands of classified documents last year about the U.S. government extensive surveillance programs, revealed a new secret cyberwarfare program that could not only block a cyber attack, but automatically go after the attacker.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Aug. 11 said Bitcoin and other virtual currencies pose a risk to consumers who'd be "stepping into the Wild West" if they use them.
Vast and rapid technological changes are affecting government, the IT industry and society as a whole. How organizations and individuals respond to those changes, especially when it comes to enacting security policies, will have a major impact on the Internet's future and personal freedoms, a top security industry analyst and thinker said.
The majority of U.S. businesses and government agencies do not take adequate steps to secure their email and ensure that customers and business partners can tell if emails coming from their domains are genuine or forged, a new report finds.
The Army said it's simulating a battlefield environment in a laboratory to better address cyber threats to new technologies before they're tested by soldiers in the field.
Federal law enforcement officials are investigating a computer attack on a government contractor's network that performs background security checks for Homeland Security Department personnel and other agencies, the contractor said Aug. 6
An internal Health and Human Services Department audit found insufficient oversight in ensuring that certified electronic health records securely protected patient health data.
The National Science Foundation recently announced funding for two teams of university researchers who will work on new approaches to enhance cybersecurity for information systems as weell as provide education and training around the issue.