Cyber Security

When you get a new phone or computer or install a new system, set it up to automatically update with security patches. So it looks as if the CIA could potentially break into most smartphone or computer networks, at least according to the stolen documents released by WikiLeaks last week. Whether you have anything to […]

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There are few people with computer science backgrounds who work in the federal government. Long hours coupled with smaller salaries make it hard to recruit techies to Washington, according to Representative Ruben Gallego. But one way to get more tech people to serve their country is to set up a cybersecurity reservist system, like a […]

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When one compares cyber security today to what it was ten years ago, the two are almost unidentifiable as the same industry. The iPhone had only just launched; Facebook was still in it’s infancy; the Internet of Things (IoT) was still a dream. The routes a hacker could use to access a system were limited, […]

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Shutterstock As part of a series exploring cybersecurity and its impact on consumers, marketers, and marketing (see here for Part 1 and Part 2), I talked with Holly Rollo, the CMO of RSA, a Dell Technologies business.  RSA solutions enable customers worldwide to deliver business-driven security strategies. The following focuses on the consequences of cyber attacks. […]

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Despite the U.S. government’s steps to tackle cybersecurity threats, hackers continue to target federal agencies and they experienced tens of thousands of incidents last year, according to a White House report.  The Trump administration released the Office of Management and Budget’s annual report to Congress on federal cyber performance on Friday. Federal agencies weren’t immune […]

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Despite the U.S. government’s steps to tackle cybersecurity threats, hackers continue to target federal agencies and they experienced tens of thousands of incidents last year, according to a White House report.  The Trump administration released the Office of Management and Budget’s annual report to Congress on federal cyber performance on Friday. Federal agencies weren’t immune […]

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Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) and Sen. John CornynJohn CornynBipartisan bill would let DHS team with consortiums on cybersecurity Trump courts former foe Ted Cruz Resistance grows in Senate to House ObamaCare repeal bill MORE (R-Texas) reintroduced legislation Thursday to allow the Department of Homeland Security to work with non-profit consortiums to aid local cybersecurity efforts.  […]

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