Air Force and DISA working to secure off-the-shelf phones with specialized cases
The cases could allow military personnel to keep their phones with them in secure facilities that usually shun mobile devices, while helping to secure their communications when they're just out and about.
Assume ‘malicious parties’ are waiting to pounce on telework traffic, NIST tells agencies
Remote access technologies are, by nature, exposed to more external cyberthreats.
Suzette Kent outlines federal government’s zero-trust progress
"This isn't one of the areas where we're talking only conceptually," the Federal CIO said.
DOD must clear up some cybersecurity rules for contractors, IG audit says
Department of Defense officials said they couldn't mandate strong passwords and automatic logouts for contractors because existing regulations are in the way.
Audit: USPTO’s mismanagement of active directory poses ‘significant’ cyber risk
Additionally, the agency failed to protect critical information technology assets found to be vulnerable two years ago, which could lead to intellectual property theft.
DISA plans for more OTAs after early successes
The agency has three new OTAs coming, including an evolution of the military's joint situational awareness system.