The Interior Department's information technology systems have been compromised at least 19 times by hackers and foreign intelligence services over the past few years, said a recent report from an internal watchdog.
Most sector-specific agencies of the federal government still have significant steps to take in mitigating cybersecurity risks that face key infrastructure, according to a recent report issued by the Government Accountability Office.
The Army launched a Cyber Innovation Challenge last week that will allow interested companies to prototype software-based solutions for cyber situational awareness.
While the Homeland Security Department has made progress in strengthening its information security program, it is not fully in compliance with governmentwide requirements under the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014.
Several control weaknesses significantly impact the State Department's information security program, attributable in part to unimplemented strategies and a chief information officer who lacks security oversight authorities, a recent report found.
Today NATO concluded a five-day cyber exercise that brought together around 600 information technology professionals from partner nations to NATO's Cyber Range in Tartu, Estonia.
In letters to senior members of the Obama administration, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) blasted the president's cybersecurity strategy and argued for the use of sanctions against the Chinese government.
A new report recommends the federal government take several actions as it navigates the Internet of Things, such as ensuring privacy and security protections are in place without imposing regulations that would hinder innovation.
Ninety-two percent of federal information technology managers say it's urgent that their agency modernize legacy applications, according to a recent online survey of 150 federal IT pros familiar with their agency's application portfolio.
The Education and Energy departments were ranked the worst among federal agencies for their failure to execute the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act, or FITARA, in a scorecard issued by lawmakers earlier this month.