CIA running internal ‘Shark Tank’ pitch competitions
The Central Intelligence Agency is using pitch competitions similar to the TV show “Shark Tank” to spur the development of cutting-edge intelligence gathering technologies.
NSA cyber-defense chief: ‘I have never been more busy’
The man responsible for leading the National Security Agency’s defensive mission says his team is fielding more calls than ever from agencies across the government.
Friction by design: FBI, DHS disagree on when to tell victims they’ve been hacked
Competing interests exist between two of the predominant federal agencies tasked with stopping hackers from attacking the U.S., officials say, and that dynamic shapes how and when the government notifies Americans if they’ve been breached.
OPM overpaying for identity theft protections after breach, watchdog says
A newly released report by the Government Accountability Office notes that OPM is providing coverage at a level that is “likely unnecessary” because “claims paid rarely exceed a few thousand dollars.”
Bill would turn government’s vulnerabilities equities process into law
There’s a bill in the works that would codify the U.S. government’s vulnerabilities equities process into law.
FBI would get $61M to fight cybercrime, encryption in Trump budget proposal
President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint for the federal government proposes a $61 million increase for the FBI and Justice Department in fiscal 2018 to better track terrorist communications and combat cybercriminals.