Assume ‘malicious parties’ are waiting to pounce on telework traffic, NIST tells agencies
Remote access technologies are, by nature, exposed to more external cyberthreats.
Coronavirus tests states' cybersecurity, IT supply chains
With governors around the country ordering their workforces to perform duties remotely, CIOs face new logistical problems.
DOD networks, under ‘unprecedented’ strain, are more vulnerable to attacks, official says
"With the increase in telework capability comes an increase in attack surface for our adversaries,” says Essye Miller of the CIO's office. "They are already taking advantage of the situation."
Navy releases education strategy with focus on tech
The Navy wants to improve sailors' and Marines' understand of the technologies that they and U.S. adversaries will be using now and in the future.
For better election security, get to know the IT people
Speakers at a conference for county officials ran down numerous technical details worth noting, but the human element, they said, preceded most of them.
North Dakota announces cyber capture-the-flag event for students
To attract more students to careers in cybersecurity, the statewide technology bureau is helping to organize a competition that coincides with the military's esports event.
Purdue University joins Space ISAC for research, workforce development
Purdue is the first university to join the Space Information Sharing and Analysis Center to help protect assets and infrastructure in space.
Responding to ransomware, Loyola U. launches cybersecurity degree
School leaders say rising industry demand and recent destructive cyberattacks underscored the need for more cybersecurity education.
‘Rigid’ pay system blamed for Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy struggles
The U.S. Merit Protection Board has some ideas for a reskilling program that has yet to mint any new cybersecurity experts.