You’ve probably noticed that some website URLs start with “http” while others start with “https”. The extra “s” may seem small, and perhaps barely noticeable to the less savvy user, but that little letter has big implications on website security. So, what does the extra “s” mean, and why is it important for your government… Read more »
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The White House council published a report on Aug. 30, and there’s a lot of information to consume. Here are the seven most important takeaways.
Take a backseat, weather – cybersecurity breaches are taking over headline news. From the Sony Pictures hack to the IRS data leak, these breaches are a growing concern to the private and public sector alike. According to a 2014 CNN report, cyber attacks involving government agencies increased a staggering 35 percent between 2010 and 2013…. Read more »
Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news: An anonymous official confirmed that United States and Israel jointly developed the Flame spying malware. More here. The Veterans Affairs Department would need a staff of 4,000 to scan and digitize its backlogged paper records. More here. The House Judiciary Committee reauthorized the FISA Amendments Act… Read more »