Verizon’s Mike Maiorana, Cisco’s Larry Payne on industry collaboration
Verizon's Mike Maiorana and Cisco's Larry Payne join FedScoop TV to discuss the impact of industry collaboration on government's missions and more.
DOE tries to spur development of defenses against Ukraine-style electrical grid cyberattack
The Department of Energy doled out $4 million in grant funding earlier this month to four different cybersecurity firms in an effort to spur the development of new technology that can help protect U.S. electricity delivery systems from hackers.
Vets lose privacy lawsuit against VA after unencrypted data is stolen from hospital
After multiple thefts and data breaches related to the unencrypted personal information of 7,400 U.S. veterans out of a Veterans Affairs hospital, an appeals court dismissed a lawsuit this month in which patients alleged violations of the Privacy Act and Administrative Procedure Act.
DHS funding new round of IoT cyber startups with $1M award
The Department of Homeland Security is dishing out nearly $1 million in competitive awards to five startups developing cybersecurity technologies for the Internet of Things.
Employees lack clear confidant for discussing data removal, former official says
At a time when some worry that federal scientific data will be removed from government websites, a former Obama-era Commerce Department official said Saturday he didn't know of a clear path for career officials to alert people to those problems.
Software vulnerability disclosures by NSA will continue under Trump, officials say
The disclosure process that governs how and when federal agencies should tell tech firms about flawed computer code is in no immediate danger of termination under the Trump administration, current and former U.S. officials said.