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Coast Guard needs help with IT infrastructure, cloud consolidation

by Jackson Barnett • 1 day ago

The U.S. Coast Guard is looking for input from the private sector on consolidating its global IT infrastructure.

DOD unveils plans for contractor cybersecurity standards

by Jackson Barnett • 5 days ago

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification will be the new DOD contractor cybersecurity rules.

Yubico replacing FIPS security keys used by feds

by Dave Nyczepir • 5 days ago

The company found a flaw in two versions of YubiKey FIPS Series devices that could affect cryptographic operations.

Why it’s time for the DOD to adopt a commercial-first approach

by Kyle Rice • 1 week ago

SAP NS2's Kyle Rice discusses why the Pentagon should work to adopt a more commercially focused approach to technology.

Hack of CBP subcontractor exposes traveler photos, license plates

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The hack happened after the unnamed subcontractor had transferred copies of the images to its own network, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.

DOD IG: Cybersecurity upgrades are not being properly implemented

by Jackson Barnett • 1 week ago

The DOD's IG is not pleased with the way the department is consolidating its IT networks and trying (but not always succeeding) at increasing its cybersecurity.

DHS official calls for better info-sharing with state and local governments

by Benjamin Freed • 2 weeks ago

While federal agencies are getting better at working with state and local authorities, they face an ongoing challenge of staying ahead of an evolving threat landscape, said DHS's Rick Driggers.

What a US presidential candidate can teach us about hackers

by Ben Sadeghipour • 3 weeks ago

In this op-ed, HackerOne's Ben Sadeghipour explains how an ex-hacker presidential candidate is bringing hacking into the national spotlight.

DOD IT employees to be transferred, a move union claims breaks the law

by Jackson Barnett • 3 weeks ago

The AFGE said the Department of Defense violated federal law by not consulting them on an IT worker shift.

Tech, design firms unite to find ‘shared definition of success’ with government

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

Meet the Digital Services Coalition.

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