How Agencies Can Strengthen Cybersecurity

Buried in the millions of lines of code that run everything from operating systems to applications are the next generation of vulnerabilities, waiting to be discovered and exploited. Left unaddressed, these vulnerabilities jeopardize the confidentiality, integrity and availability of government data and information systems. Luckily, vulnerability management tools can identify…

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Dayton wants big boost in cybersecurity funding

Spear phishing, botnet armies, cyberdisruptors — that’s just a sampling of the attacks creating constant worry for Christopher Buse, Minnesota’s chief information security officer. Countless times a day, hackers try to find and exploit gaps in Minnesota’s vast state government computer network, hoping to steal sensitive information or gum up…

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Department of Homeland Security’s Science & Technology Directorate Announces New Cybersecurity Risk Analysis Tool

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced that a fifth cybersecurity technology has been licensed for commercialization as a part of the Cyber Security Division’s Transition to Practice (TTP) program. The TTP program builds on the S&T process of funding projects through…

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