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.
Samsung has answered a researcher’s critique of alleged encryption and password weaknesses in early version of its Knox technology on Galaxy and Note devices.
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.
The FTC has hired Ashkan Soltani, a highly regarded and respected technologist and privacy researcher, as its chief technologist.
The Obama administration has issued an executive order aimed at speeding up the adoption of chip and PIN or EMV payment systems here in the United States.
The FBI has long said that the use of strong encryption software hampers the bureau’s investigations and makes life easier for criminals. Current FBI Director James Comey continued this line of reasoning in a speech on Oct. 17, saying that the use of crypto could lead the country to a dark place, and the EFF[…]