DOD’s new HR system presents change management ‘issue’

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 weeks ago

Developers who led the sprints, design and configuration couldn't test the SaaS, cloud-based solution at first because of how different it was.

GSA inks governmentwide database deal with IBM

by Carten Cordell • 1 year ago

The agreement allows federal agencies to purchase database solutions through a single contract at a tiered, discounted rate.

NIST challenge targets better de-identification techniques for public data

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 year ago

The agency is worried about "linkage attacks," where hackers collate a bunch of datasets to glean personally identifiable information from otherwise anonymized data.

MarsJoke ransomware variant targets local and state governments

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

A recently discovered strain of ransomware dubbed MarsJoke is predominantly targeting local and state government officials by luring them to click on malware-laden download links that appear to offer nonexistent package tracking services.

Critical vulnerability discovered in MySQL application

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

A researcher has discovered a critical security flaw in the world's most widely used open-source database application — one that could allow hackers to completely take over a web server.

Exposed U.S. voter database poses ‘extreme’ danger, researcher says

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

The database contained personal data on more than 150 million people — including voters’ addresses, full names and political stances.

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