CIO Dana Deasy sets plan to secure DOD websites
DOD has been working to bring trust certificates and encryption across its public domains up to speed with industry standards for the past two to three years, Deasy wrote in a July 20 letter.
Pentagon websites must catch up on HTTPS, Wyden says
Wyden wants new DOD CIO Dana Deasy to make it a priority in the next two months to bring lagging Pentagon web page security up to speed.
Page-load speeds, accessibility issues hamper federal website experience, ITIF says
Many of the federal government's most popular websites are not fast, mobile friendly or accessible for users with disabilities, according to a new report by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
Federal websites to get automatic HTTPS support via GSA
The General Services Administration will begin automatically enforcing HTTPS standards for newly created federal websites and their subdomains later this year, making it easier for agencies to secure their web communications with the public.
Chrome takes another step toward squashing HTTP-only websites
Google's Chrome browser will begin next year to warn users when an unencrypted web page they are visiting requests a password or asks for credit card details, the company said Thursday.
Government moves to HTTPS standard for its public sites
U.S. CIO Tony Scott announced Monday that all publicly accessible Federal websites and web services only provide service through a secure HTTPS connection.