Government Protection Archives - Adaptus
shutdown

At the moment, many of the Department of Homeland Security employees responsible for civilian cybersecurity efforts, including threat analysis and sharing information with private industry, have been furloughed. But even if the shutdown ends soon, it may scare talented people away from taking government cybersecurity jobs—which are already a struggle to fill.

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An inspector general's report finds unencrypted thumb drives, classified servers without locks on them and unrepaired computer bugs going back to 1990.

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blacksville shale gas site

Exercises like Liberty Eclipse demonstrate the interdependencies within our nation’s energy infrastructure. They provide critical forums for collaboration and knowledge transfer and allow public and private sector partners to examine their respective roles and responsibilities in a controlled, secured environment.

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Election meddling. Corporate espionage. Ransomware attacks. Massive data breaches. The cybersecurity threats facing the United States seem to multiply by the year, leaving government agencies and private companies scrambling to keep up. That is among the reasons why many experts are alarmed that the White House eliminated the position of cybersecurity czar on the National Security Council on Tuesday. […]

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CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. — The Cyber Shield 2018 cybersecurity exercise is part of the National Guard’s ongoing effort to be a versatile capability for governors of all 54 states and territories. About 800 cyber warriors gathered to participate in the Cyber Shield 2018 cybersecurity exercise at Camp Atterbury Ind., May 13, 2018. Cyber Shield gathers soldiers, airmen […]

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maturity metrics

The state's chief information security officer says the new system will provide a much more detailed and accurate view of California's IT security risk.

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5 laws of cyber security

So without further ado, here are my five laws of cybersecurity, and while there could easily be more, these five will forever be the immutable universal constants that govern this topic and our existence in relation to it.

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Cyber security pros take first peek

The White House released a charter Wednesday publicly describing the principles, aims and values of the secretive process it uses to decide what hacking tools to keep in its arsenal and which it would report to tech companies to allow them to fix.

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top priorities for NIST director nominee

“My personal priority is to find better ways [of] engaging with industry and finding partnerships,” says NIST director nominee, Walter Copan. @usnistgov

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cybersecurity training for officials

A number of election security experts have sounded the alarm about the importance of training local election officials on how to avoid cybersecurity risks.

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