Cybersecurity

Stopping Hackers from Turning off the Lights

Stopping Hackers from Turning off the Lights

Senate bill would give Energy Department power to deal with cyberattacks on the nation’s power grid.

Creating Guidance for an Invisible Threat

Creating Guidance for an Invisible Threat

FDA issues new guidelines to medical device manufacturers to mitigate cybersecurity concerns.

Solving the FBI-Apple Dispute

Solving the FBI-Apple Dispute

Apple-FBI dispute highlights the value of improving law enforcement’s technical capacity.

Auditor Says Federal Cybersecurity Efforts are Inadequate

Auditor Says Federal Cybersecurity Efforts are Inadequate

Government report finds that federal agencies’ cybersecurity practices are too weak.

Cybersecurity and the Risks of Law Enforcement Back Doors

Cybersecurity and the Risks of Law Enforcement Back Doors

Rather than making us safer, so-called security back doors will increase the vulnerability of digital systems.

GAO Recommends Improved Oversight of Information Technology Contracts

GAO Recommends Improved Oversight of Information Technology Contracts

Government audit examines six federal agencies’ oversight of IT contractors.