cyber-hygiene

DHS wants to know how cyber-hygiene contract clauses are affecting vendors

by • 4 months ago

A sample of vendors will soon receive a questionnaire from the agency.

Air Force and DISA working to secure off-the-shelf phones with specialized cases

by • 2 years ago

The cases could allow military personnel to keep their phones with them in secure facilities that usually shun mobile devices, while helping to secure their communications when they're just out and about.

Taking a fresh look at security for the remote workforce

by • 2 years ago

As agencies adjust to long-term teleworking, IT departments need to keep on top of network modeling and cyber-hygiene practices to keep remote workers secure.

DOD still needs to work on its cyber hygiene, watchdog finds

by • 2 years ago

"Overall, until DOD completes its cyber hygiene initiatives and ensures that cyber practices are implemented, the department will face an enhanced risk of successful attack," a new GAO report states.

DOD networks, under ‘unprecedented’ strain, are more vulnerable to attacks, official says

by • 2 years ago

"With the increase in telework capability comes an increase in attack surface for our adversaries,” says Essye Miller of the CIO's office. "They are already taking advantage of the situation."

How network modeling and cyber hygiene improve security odds for federal agencies

by • 2 years ago

Modern network modeling platforms will help equip agencies to find and automatically update outdated configuration rules lurking on aging infrastructure.

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