The government’s struggle to simplify its cybersecurity
Cybersecurity simplicity is not that simple withing government.
Tenable Network Security expanding its reach into federal market
The Columbia, Maryland-based company has hired Darron Makrokanis, formerly a senior business development executive and program manager for Splunk, to lead its new federal sales division.
How Apple can help the FBI
Earlier today, a federal judge ordered Apple to comply with the FBI’s request for technical assistance in the recovery of the San Bernadino gunmen’s iPhone 5C. Since then, many have argued whether these requests from the FBI are technically feasible given the support for strong encryption on iOS devices. Based on my initial reading of the request and my knowledge of the iOS platform, I believe all of the FBI’s requests are technically feasible.
Shady LinkedIn group targeting infosec professionals
A blog post from Finland-based cybersecurity firm F-Secure shows how some unidentified group is sending out LinkedIn invitations to infosec professionals.
Akamai: Old routing protocol being exploited for DDoS attacks
Akamai issued a warning Wednesday that it had been monitoring an attack on one of its customers on May 16, which used Routing Information Protocol version one (RIPv1) to launch DDoS reflection attacks.