cyberattacks

IRS commissioner warns lawmakers about IT spending shortfall

by • 2 weeks ago

In fiscal 2021 the agency had to request $600 million in interappropriation transfers to cover its IT spending shortfall.

Watchdog says USAID must improve data privacy protections

by • 1 month ago

The oversight body identified failings including the overzealous retention of social security numbers.

Census Bureau missed opportunities to avert 2020 cyberattack — report

by • 1 month ago

A report by the Department of Commerce’s Inspector General identifies critical IT failings.

How Arizona saved $40 billion in payouts on fraudulent unemployment claims

by • 1 month ago

A new report looks at how states like Arizona are adopting modern identity verification tools to save billions in fraud and provide benefits to eligible claimants.

Social engineering gains momentum with cyber criminals

by • 8 months ago

Public healthcare organizations are increasingly targeted by cyberattacks, prompting security strategies that focus more on people, says IT security expert.

Defending the remote workforce against enterprise cyberattacks

by • 1 year ago

An increase in remote workers offers adversaries more opportunities to exploit vulnerabilities, but DNS security tools can help agencies stem attacks at the edge, says security expert.

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