The lack of a central authority for government network security is not a new problem but it’s not necessarily a bad thing, if everyone is doing their jobs, some experts say.
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The United States government and private sector are unprepared for a major cyber attack on the country’s critical infrastructure, a former Congressman said.
A round-table consisting of military, government and former NSA officials in Alexandria, Va., on Monday agreed that cyberattacks targeting U.S. critical infrastructure and private industry are an eminent threat.
A D.C. insider is pessimistic that we’ll see cybersecurity legislation before 2016, pointing toward a number on contributing political and national security factors.
A catastrophic failure in the emergency call management infrastructure cascaded into an incident that left 11 million out of reach of 911 dispatchers for six hours.
Former NSA general counsel Stewart Baker shared his insight on Washington’s perceptions of cyberwar during his keynote address at the Cybersecurity Summit in Minneapolis.
A cyberespionage team, possibly based in Russia, has been using a Windows zero day vulnerability to target a variety of organizations in several countries, including the United States, Poland, Ukraine and western Europe.
Siemens has patched five vulnerabilities in its SIMATIC PCS 7 system that could result in privilege escalation and give an attacker unauthenticated access to sensitive data.
There’s a remotely exploitable directory traversal vulnerability in more than 20 individual products from Schneider Electric that can enable an attacker to gain control of an affected machine.
DARPA is working on a new kind of software that is provably secure for specific properties.