The US Department of Defense plans to implement HTTPS and HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) for all its public-facing websites by the end of the year.
In a letter sent today, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden asked officials from three government agencies to come up with solutions and procedures that mandate the removal of Adobe Flash content from all US government websites by August 1, 2019.
Speaking at the Aspen Security Forum today, Microsoft said it already blocked the first attempts of a Russian threat actor at hacking into the campaigns of three congressional candidates participating in the 2018 midterm elections.
Two US senators have asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate smart TV makers amid fears and evidence that companies might be using devices to collect data and track users without their knowledge.
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted today 12 Russian intelligence agents on hacking charges related to the 2016 US Presidential Election.
A hacker is selling sensitive military documents on online hacking forums, a security firm has discovered.
Two separate sources have confirmed that the USB-powered fans handed out at the North Korea-United States political summit that took place on June 12 were most likely clean and not infected with malware.
The US National Security Agency (NSA) announced last week it was mass-deleting hundreds of millions of records of phone calls and text messages dating back to 2015.
The number of satellites transmitting GPS locations, cellphone signals and other sensitive information has been rapidly increasing, which has resulted in the creation of favorable circumstances for hackers. Even with all the advances in satellite technology, much of the US military's satellite technology remains vulnerable.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted today to advance bill H.R. 3776, the Cyber Diplomacy Act. This bill outlines the restoration of the State Department's Cyber Office under the new name of Office of Cyberspace and the Digital Economy and the reinstatement of a head of cyber related activities for the Department of State.
On Saturday, US State Department-designated terrorist group Hezbollah announced that Facebook and Twitter had terminated its main accounts.
In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS ) ruled today that law enforcement must obtain a search warrant before obtaining and accessing cell phone location information from mobile carriers and other entities.
Two US senators have proposed a bill this week that aims to address the issues with software and IT services provided to the US government and its agencies.
The US Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) yesterday that includes a clause to reinstate a ban on Chinese hardware vendor ZTE.
US law enforcement announced today the arrests of 74 individuals accused of orchestrating BEC (business email compromise) scams through which they stole millions from users across the world.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced today that they have imposed sanctions on five Russian entities and 3 Russian individuals for allegedly being controlled by or aiding Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) in the operation of cyber attacks.
The Atlanta Police Department has lost years worth of police car dashcam videos following the March ransomware attack that affected most of the city's IT infrastructure.
As if Ben and Jerry's, beautiful landscape, and legalized marijuana wasn't enough of an incentive, Vermont has passed legislation called the "New Remote Worker Grant Program" that will pay a remote worker's expenses if they move to Vermont.
US lawmakers have proposed a bill that would create specialized units in the National Guard for defending and responding to cyber-attacks.