Teleworking brings zero trust to bear at DOD as phishing attacks increase
A "healthy dialog" has been sparked by the need to move to a zero trust security architecture, DOD Deputy CIO CIO John Sherman said.
‘Malicious’ cyber actor spoofing SBA’s coronavirus loan relief webpage
The spoofed website is designed for credential stealing and comes almost four months after the Small Business Administration took down eight fraudulent websites amid the pandemic.
Taking a people-centric approach to federal cybersecurity
New research from Proofpoint shows that the majority of cyberattacks are activated by users opening a file, clicking a link, or other types of action.
Cybersecurity incidents down at federal agencies, no ‘major’ ones
The Office of Management and Budget cautioned, however, against drawing conclusions, given agencies' shifting reporting guidelines.
IRS warns against new phishing scams for 2019 tax season
With several massive data breaches last year, the IRS says the taxpayers and preparers should be extra vigilant as criminals could use information obtained in those breaches to fuel a tax scam.
Agencies should adopt behavioral analytics tools to fortify their security, expert says
In the constant fight against phishing and malware attacks, developing a cybersecurity strategy that puts people and data at the center of the equation will go a long way to secure networks.