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Tue, 2013-02-19 01:35 PM

Microsoft's data center
in San Antonio, TX

More than one-third of the public employees who work for the State of Texas -- about 110,000 employees out of a total of 300,000 -- will participate in a statewide IT modernization strategy that will...
Tue, 2013-02-19 08:09 AM
A huge, sprawling Cyber espionage operation emanating from a bureau of the Chinese army that employs dozens, if not hundreds, of hackers, but some of them are a little careless, a report by a U.S....
Mon, 2013-02-18 08:25 AM
Online scammers have again taken to using the name of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Cyber Crimes Center (IC3) to extort money from unsuspecting victims online. ICE issued a scam alert on Feb...
Fri, 2013-02-15 01:40 PM

John Suffolk,
of Huawei

President Obama’s recent executive order related to enhancing the cyber security at the nation’s critical infrastructure sites won applause from a strange corner of cyberspace on Feb. 15, when Huawei...
Fri, 2013-02-15 08:25 AM

Carper, Issa
release report

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) lightened up a bit on its criticism of DHS’s management in its report aimed at calling attention to high-risk areas in government agencies, but still found...
Tue, 2013-02-12 01:52 PM

Diagram of SCADA
system for utility

According to a survey of nearly 700 SCADA and other control system operators, awareness of risk is high, while protections are lagging. "Control system cyber assets are vulnerable, threats are...
Tue, 2013-02-12 01:26 PM
The White House could be on the verge of announcing its much-anticipated executive order on cyber security measures on Feb. 13. An email notice from the Department of Homeland Security on Feb. 12...
Fri, 2013-02-08 07:31 AM
While social media like Twitter is on the rise among younger Islamists, it ultimately won’t supplant more traditional online Web forums, according to a new study. The West, said the study, can take...
Wed, 2013-02-06 10:55 AM
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) wants to extend by six months, at an additional cost of $2.9 million, a contract with L-3 Services Inc., under which L-3 would provide a wide range of policy...
Mon, 2013-02-04 11:49 AM
The cyber security division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is planning to procure Encase Enterprise forensic software from Guidance Software, of Pasadena, CA, to help...
Mon, 2013-02-04 08:37 AM

Mark Sullivan

Outgoing director of the Secret Service Mark Sullivan was a key to the agency’s modernization and extending protection to U.S. presidents, said DHS secretary Janet Napolitano. Sullivan said on Feb. 1...
Fri, 2013-02-01 03:56 PM
DMI, an IT solutions and business strategy consulting firm, announced on Jan. 29 that it has won a two-year task order to provide operations and maintenance support for the U.S. Immigration and...

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Commentary and Opinions

How many breaches in the past year were caused by someone IM'ing sensitive information or stealing data with a USB stick? I can't think of any. So why are so many government organizations still...
As government agencies become more agile and efficient, they are increasingly relying on productivity gains that come from having a more mobile workforce.  Agencies are finding that employees who...
Instant messaging (IM) has quickly become a critical business communications tool for government employees, whether they are authorized to use it or not. While the technology has been around for...
To start with, let me be clear: In the future, encryption for laptops and most other devices will increasingly leverage hardware-based cryptography. That being said, with organizations already...
A new class of products called "virtual security" has emerged to tackle the security challenges posed by virtual deployments. Virtualization has proven incredibly effective at improving operational...

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Millis, MA-based Kanguru Solutions, a manufacturer of secure IT storage solutions, has announced the addition of USB device control to its Kanguru Remote Management Console (KRMC). The company calls...
Reston, VA-based Input, which specializes in government business, has unveiled new research detailing adoption trends for cloud computing, virtualization, service-oriented architecture (SOA), open...
Rockville, MD-based Telvent reports that it is the first vendor selected to participate in a DHS supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) testing project to ensure critical IT security and...
Mobile Active Defense, LLC (M.A.D.) has announced the release of its patent-pending mobile firewall and contents filtering mechanisms that enforce controls based upon the physical location of the...
GammaTech Computer Corp., a manufacturer of notebook and tablet computers, has introduced the newest member to its line of cost-effective, high-performance rugged convertible notebook computers, the...