Flashback to 2004 and the genesis of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), an initiative created to raise awareness in the U.S. around the importance of cybersecurity. Founded by the National Cyber Security Division within the Department of Homeland Security and the nonprofit National Cyber Security Alliance, NCSAM has taken place each October, since its mid-aughts inception, in efforts to ensure all Americans have knowledge of the resources and tools they need to be safer and more secure online.
The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) reviewed how 3 agencies—the Federal Aviation Administration, Indian Health Service, and the Small Business Administration—used cybersecurity tools that identify the hardware and software on their networks and check for vulnerabilities and insecure configurations.
The Trump administration has enacted several measures to protect U.S. national security, citizens’ privacy, and the integrity of 5G infrastructure from "Beijing’s malign influence," announced US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo.
The National Security Agency released a Limiting Location Data Exposure Cybersecurity Information Sheet (CSI) to guide National Security System (NSS) and Department of Defense (DoD) mobile device users on how they might reduce risk associated with sharing sensitive location data.
Security fears linger around the wildly popular, Chinese-owned social media platform TikTok, and discussions are in the works for the platform to potentially be acquired by Microsoft. Should users be concerned in the interim? Will a change of ownership to a U.S.-based company allay security and privacy fears?
Get to know James Carder, CSO at LogRhythm, who has more than 19 years of experience working in corporate IT security and consulting for the Fortune 500 and U.S. Government. At LogRhythm, he develops and maintains the company’s security governance model and risk strategies; protects the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information assets; and oversees both threat and vulnerability management as well as the security operations center (SOC). Carder previously led criminal and national security related investigations at the city, state and federal levels, including those involving the theft of credit card information and Advanced Persistent Threats (APT).
Navy Vice Adm. Nancy A. Norton, the director of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and commander of Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network, outlined the way ahead for a cybersecurity paradigm shift that will help the U.S. military maintain information superiority on the digital battlefield.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) and the National Security Agency (NSA) have issued an activity alert due to the recent malicious cyber activity against critical infrastructure (CI) by exploiting internet-accessible operational technology (OT) assets.
The Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence (IC-CAE), a new center at the University of Southern California will bring together students to study the fields of national security and intelligence.