cyberattacks

Building a Space Force won’t ease DOD’s challenges in space, report says

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 months ago

Numerous satellite programs are over budget and delayed as the agency works to improve its resilience to cyberattacks and survivability against space debris.

DHS issues emergency order to prevent agency DNS hijacking

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The order out of concern that federal agencies could be vulnerable to cyberattacks intended to gain access to the platforms used to manage domain name system (DNS) records.

Intelligence agency wants new tech to safeguard future SCIFs from foreign surveillance

by Carten Cordell • 7 months ago

Facing more surveillance tactics from foreign adversaries, IARPA wants new solutions to safeguard the government’s most sensitive meeting sites.

FCC’s IG, Pai slam ex-CIO Bray for ‘inaccurate information’ around 2017 DDoS claims

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 10 months ago

About 15 months after David Bray first claimed that the agency had been a victim of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, agency leadership is now getting behind the narrative that Bray allegedly lied.

FISMA 2016: White House claims progress against cyberattacks

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

For the first time, agencies were required to report only incidents that affected their operations, and to break those incidents down based on the attack vector used.

U.S. intel leaders urge public to stand against Russian cyberattacks

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

The White House has faced growing albeit nondescript pressure in recent weeks from Capitol Hill and the Department of Justice to blame Russian intelligence for its alleged meddling in the U.S. electoral process, the Washington Post first reported​. On Thursday, quiet protests turned into a public call for action from democratic House and Senate intelligence committee leaders who urged the American people to “stand together and reject the Russian effort.”

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