During the second week of the federal Annual National Cybersecurity Summit, experts shared their thoughts on the roles of states and federal agencies when it comes to dealing with cyber attacks within state borders.
After a whirlwind of backlash surrounding whistleblower testimony last week, an official now says that the company is willing to allow greater oversight of its algorithm to ensure that it is not harming users.
Public- and private-sector speakers during the Massachusetts Municipal Cybersecurity Summit highlighted local agencies’ particular vulnerability to ransomware as well as key strategies and resources to help.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg responded to the claims that his company overlooks child safety concerns and the distribution of misinformation, saying that the social media company is being mischaracterized.
The company reported that the top three foreign targets of Russian state actors were the U.S., Ukraine and Britain, and that the hackers saw their success rate on hacks climb from 21 to 32 percent year over year.
StateRAMP made it easier for companies that are already in the FedRAMP marketplace to get in, and the initial list is made up mostly of FedRAMP vendors. Here are the companies that have made the leap.
The controversial practice, used in secret to search for criminals for years, allows law enforcement to see a suspect’s search history. The seldom-disclosed practice was revealed Tuesday in unsealed court documents.
Cybersecurity insurance is becoming more expensive and harder to get, and some insurers are backing out of the market altogether. Where does that leave state and local government?
Officials in Pottawatomie County, Kan., negotiated a much-reduced ransom with the criminals behind a cyber attack that took the county's computer systems offline for close to two weeks.
The new Center for Internet Security (CIS) research measures its cybersecurity recommendations’ effectiveness at thwarting the common techniques used in attacks to guide organizations on maximizing cyber investments.
Governments are embracing a larger role in collective cybersecurity, creating cross-jurisdictional partnerships to make states, cities and counties more secure. Here's what that looks like in practice.
Former New Hampshire CISO Daniel Dister has accepted a position with the Biden administration’s Office of Management and Budget, leaving state CIO Denis Goulet to temporarily take on the role.
Remote work and underinvestment have created a public-sector security environment ripe for exploitation — the government must respond. In the second part of a two-part series, Oracle leaders talk processes.
The city of Aurora, Ill., partnered with KnowBe4 to develop a free online Internet security course for its residents. The course contains eight different lessons and is in response to the new norm of remote work.
What if paying a ransom was illegal? While opinions vary widely, some policymakers believe preventing ransomware victims from making payments would remove the incentive for the crime in the first place.
According to individuals from the private sector who have worked with Ohio to reduce instances of fraud with the state's unemployment system, the state has fared better than others in dealing with fraud.