SAM.gov hackers used spearphishing, spoofing, credential theft
An executive whose company was affected the breach of GSA's SAM.gov portal explains how it all went down.
A month later, agencies still lagging, vulnerable in move to DMARC
More than a third of federal agencies still have not adopted Department of Homeland Security-mandated security measures that stop attackers from spoofing email.
Less than half of agencies using DMARC nearing DHS deadline
The good news, though, is that agencies are making progress.
DHS orders agencies to adopt DMARC email security
The Department of Homeland Security issued an order Monday for federal agencies to adopt a form of email security that guards against spam and phishing.
DHS to scan agencies for use of spoof email protections
The department “is actively assessing the state of email security and authentication technologies … across the federal government,” to include DMARC.
Lawmaker pushes DHS to adopt secure email authentication protocol
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security acting Deputy Undersecretary of Cybersecurity Jeanette Manfra urging for the adoption of Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance.