Category Archives: Government/Defense
When Joe Biden assumes the presidency 13 days from now, as government grapples with fallout from the SolarWinds breach and an attack on the U.S. Capitol, veteran intelligence expert Anne Neuberger likely will be by his side as deputy national security advisor for cybersecurity on the National Security Council (NSC). Naming Neuberger to the newly…
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The agency has found evidence of authentication token abuse in networks infected with corrupted versions of Orion software and say restoring integrity will require a full network rebuild in certain cases.
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The incident, as well as the response among those on Capitol Hill tasked with securing government technology assets, serves as a dramatic and evolving case study for public and private sector entities on the scope of the cybersecurity risk tied to a physical breach.
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Contributing $5.4 trillion to the U.S. economy, the maritime transportation system will adhere to guidelines for threat information sharing, creating a cybersecurity workforce, and establishing a risk framework for operational technology.
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While much is speculative, a few aspects of how the government’s information security interactions with the private sector have begun to crystalize.
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The Financial Crime Enforcement Network detailed for banks or other financial services organizations potential issues, asking the sector to be particularly attuned to ransomware attacks on distribution networks and the supply chains for the manufacture of vaccines.
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