In an effort to support their Green Proving Ground and High Impact Technology Catalyst programs, two federal agencies requested information this week regarding how to improve green building technologies, according to a GSA news release.
A Defense Department report dated Sept. 23, but only released publicly Oct. 6, provides brief status updates on some of the military's most important and high-profile acquisitions.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology issued a draft publication Sept. 28 that will help federal enterprise email administrators, information security specialists and network managers better safeguard email.
Nuclear energy facilities worldwide are highly vulnerable to cyber attacks as a result of pervasive technical and cultural challenges, London-based think tank Chatham House said.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology issued Sept. 30 a draft reference model to help agencies design attribute-based access control systems.
The American Registry for Internet Numbers said the final Internet Protocol Version 4, or IPv4, addresses were issued last week, leaving a waitlist for unmet IPv4 addresses and address transfers as the only options for those seeking addresses under the protocol.
The Homeland Security Department has issued several significant awards this week, including continued development of its cyber traffic monitoring system called EINSTEIN, across the federal government as well as greater research into thwarting distributed-denial-of-service attacks.
A central repository at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that houses personally identifiable information for consumers contained security flaws that put its contents at risk, including more than 100 database vulnerabilities, according to a report from the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Health and Human Services.
While the Office of Small Business Programs within the Defense Department isn't required to educate small businesses on cybersecurity, the Government Accountability Office said officials there recognize that cybersecurity is "an important and timely issue."
The Defense Health Agency issued a request for information for hosting services that support its health record modernization program through the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, or SPAWAR, on Sept. 21.