For feds, DevOps raises cyber questions
DevOps, the trendy management philosophy that aims at developing and deploying software more rapidly, raises important, even "philosophical," questions about the role of cybersecurity in a government agency, two officials said Tuesday.
Cyber intelligence: More isn’t always better, warn officials
When it comes to cyber intelligence and the newly coined need-to-share it, more isn't necessarily better, civilian and military cyber leaders cautioned Tuesday.
FBI’s Comey: Businesses need to tell us if they’ve been breached
FBI Director James Comey wants to see private businesses more often report data breach incidents and other detected cyber intrusions when they happen directly to the Bureau. “All the information, all the evidence we need, sits in private hands in the United States and that is a wonderful thing,” Comey said, speaking at Symantec’s Government Symposium conference, Tuesday.
Super-stealthy hackers target Russia and China
A new team of cyberspies using custom-built and highly stealthy malware designed to eavesdrop on encrypted communications has been identified by security researchers.
DHS: Agencies using Symantec software at risk
Symantec and Norton antivirus software used widely throughout government contain critical vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker remote root access, according to the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team.
Symantec: A Zero-Day discovered every week last year
Cybercriminals are kicking their efforts up a notch, according to the 2016 edition of Symantec’s Internet Security Threat Report, which indicates that an average of one new Zero-Day exploit was discovered every week last year.