Agencies told to assess if they can end contracts for drones built by foreign adversaries

by • 10 months ago

The executive order applies to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) from China, Russia, Iran and North Korea.

CBP more than doubling autonomous sentry towers along Southwest border

by • 1 year ago

The software involved could potentially help the Pentagon combat drones used by Iran-backed militias to scout bases prior to rocket and mortar attacks.

Officials worry Iran will target defense contractors with cyberattacks

by • 2 years ago

There's also a fear that proxies could get involved.

NIST drafts enhanced cyber standards for defense contractors

by • 2 years ago

NIST published a draft of new cybersecurity guidelines for defense contractors, a key attack point for adversaries seeking government secrets and IP.

DHS issues emergency order to prevent agency DNS hijacking

by • 3 years ago

The order out of concern that federal agencies could be vulnerable to cyberattacks intended to gain access to the platforms used to manage domain name system (DNS) records.

Cybersecurity a rising concern in protecting nuclear stockpile

by • 6 years ago

Hacking is quickly becoming the greatest threat to nuclear security efforts domestic and abroad, experts said at a conference last week.