Report: OPM Debacle Has Done Exactly Zilch When It Comes To Cyber Security Improvements

Tech | Steve Ambrose
A man types on a computer keyboard in Warsaw in this February 28, 2013. (REUTERS/Kacper Pempel)

GAO report finds that several federal agencies are still not performing well with respect to data security.

Your Kitchen Is A Hacker's Paradise, And This Appliance Is The Newest Target

Tech | Ethan Barton
A woman shops for refrigerators at a store in New York July 28, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

‘If it’s connected, it can be hacked’

Could The EPA Be The Next Cyber Breach?

US | Ethan Barton
The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Gina McCarthy, speaks at the Center for American Progress' 2014 Making Progress Policy Conference in Washington November 19, 2014. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

‘The EPA risks being unable to effectively mitigate security vulnerabilities’

Confusion At Homeland Security Allows Cyber Attacks

US | Ethan Barton
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies before a House Judiciary committee hearing on the 'Oversight of the US Department of Homeland Security' on Capitol Hill in Washington July 14, 2015. (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)

DHS is ‘continuing the federal bureaucracy’

Did Ashley Madison Users Expose Government Secrets?

US | Ethan Barton

‘All you need is one person dumb enough to open the email’

Americas Upside Down Cyber-Priorities

Opinion | Scott Cleland

The administration prioritizes net neutrality while agencies get breached by foreign hackers

OPM's Fairytale: We're 'Working Incredibly Hard'

Politics | Ethan Barton

‘I urge the immediate removal of Ms. Seymour from her position’

Labor Department Ignores Years Of Cybersecurity Warnings

US | Ethan Barton
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OPM, the Postal Service and the Labor Department have all ignored watchdogs’ warnings of cyber attacks

These Are The Hacker Groups Everyone's Watching Right Now

| Richard Pollock

Who’s Lurking Out there to Take Down Your Computer?

Stolen Government Passwords Found Throughout Internet

Tech | Alex Pfeiffer
Computer Hackers Gather For Annual CCC Congress

‘No efforts are made to contact government agencies whose credentials may be posted on a paste site’

Guess Which Agency Didn't Test Its Cybersecurity Protections

US | Ethan Barton

Taxpayer dollars could be lost thanks to the government’s inability to form effective cloud computing contracts

The Navy's Tech Is RIDDLED With Vulnerabilities, And There's Nothing It Can Do

Military | Jonah Bennett
Cybersecurity at the Navy - (Photo via Getty)

Each fix costs bookoo cash, cash the Navy doesn’t have

Congress Should Clear The Legal Fog Of Cyber-War

Opinion | Mattie Lolavar
Cybersecurity

The legality of private retaliation or declaring war over cyber-attacks is still murky.

Federal Workers Keep Undermining Government Cybersecurity

Tech | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees work inside the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington

‘It’s a much bigger challenge than anyone could have imagined’

Hacker Hits HealthCare.gov

US | Sarah Hurtubise

Consumer data reportedly not taken

Experts Warn US, Ukraine Of High Possibility Of Russian Cyberattack

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
U.S.' Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta addresses a news conference during a NATO defence ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels

‘We’ve seen [Russia] use [cyber warfare] in Georgia. We’ve seen some elements of that being used in Crimea’

White House Justifies Keeping Internet Security Flaws Secret

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
U.S. President Obama departs after presenting the Commander-in-Chief Trophy to the United States Naval Academy football team at the White House in Washington

‘There are no hard and fast rules’ to disclosing bugs

US And UK Governments Warn Users Away From Internet Explorer

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
Microsoft Corp Dean Hachomovitch unveils Internet Explorer 9 Beta version in San Francisco

IE versions 6 to 11 compromised

MIT researchers build NSA-proof Internet platform

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
'If the government asks the company for your data, the server doesn't have the ability to give unencrypted data'

SXSW speaker says government officials know NOTHING about cyber-security

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
A man checks his mobile electronic device during at the Cyber Security Summit 2014 in Bonn

‘That’s like going to negotiate with the Soviets and not knowing what ‘ICBM’ means’