SOCOM wants to prioritize stronger communications encryption

by • 4 months ago

U.S. Special Operations Command wants to ensure its communications will stay secure now and in the future.

CBP successfully tested an ‘interoperable’ blockchain system for protecting intellectual property

by • 1 year ago

The platform uses encrypted keys to securely transmit personally identifiable information and trade secrets on U.S. imports during transactions.

Get those 8GB files ready: DISA launches new unclassified file transfer system

by • 2 years ago

The original version of the SAFE system was designed for a smaller set of users, and the new technology will reach enterprisewide, DISA says.

With help from NIST, Sen. Wyden wants us to be smarter about .zip files

by • 2 years ago

“Many people incorrectly believe password-protected .zip files can protect sensitive data. Indeed, many password-protected .zip files can be easily broken with off-the-shelf hacking tools,” the Oregon Democrat says in a letter to NIST.

Audit: USPTO’s mismanagement of active directory poses ‘significant’ cyber risk

by • 2 years ago

Additionally, the agency failed to protect critical information technology assets found to be vulnerable two years ago, which could lead to intellectual property theft.

Blockchain pilots gain traction at government agencies

by • 2 years ago

Initial tests suggest agencies believe distributed ledgers will strengthen security and improve transaction services.