government protection Archives - Adaptus
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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The White House and the Department of Homeland Security have finished a government wide review examining the security of federal agencies, and the results aren’t pretty. Dozens of federal agencies have cybersecurity programs that aren’t properly equipped to deal with cyber intrusions in their networks, according to a new report released by the White House […]

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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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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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cyber spying campaign

The campaign appeared to be the work of several groups, but tactics and techniques used suggest that the groups were operating with “similar goals or under the same sponsor”, probably a nation state... @cyber #cybersecurity #information

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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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US top cyber-experts flee

Four senior cybersecurity officials are stepping down from their US government positions, raising concerns that an exodus of top leaders may make the federal government more vulnerable to hacking.

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Cybersecurity policy

I often get asked by executive management about what they should be doing and what questions they need to be asking. Those questions can be a useful guide for those who aren’t sure if they’re doing enough beyond asking the IT department to take care of it.

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security highlights differences

Despite recent White House efforts to bring some standardization to federal cybersecurity, agencies are still taking different paths to secure their systems and data.

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