A new breed of threat is taking a different approach, setting up fake websites and apps that appear to be legitimate, but can be extremely dangerous to anyone fooled into trusting them. NextGov investigates those threats aimed at the United States Postal Service.
Two years after a data breach at OPM compromised personal information of tens of millions of current and former federal employees, agencies need to move from making short-term fixes to implementing long-term strategies. Learn how at Tenable Network Security.
This week in NextGov’s emerging tech column, find out how a hyper-violent videogame that the government has tried to ban, is now an ally helping to train driverless vehicles in all sorts of crazy conditions.
The latest NextGov Emerging Tech column takes a look at several states that are supporting new driverless vehicle programs, and discovers the places where tractor trailers without drivers will soon be hitting the roads.
President Trump signs the long-delayed executive order on cybersecurity.
Rapidly evolving cybersecurity solutions can generate so many alerts that analysts and administrators can be overwhelmed. Standardizing, prioritizing and automating can make alerts manageable.
We wanted to see how a modern Neural Network AI performed on an actual battlefield. Enter Boris, from Nival, which is breathing new life into a classic wargame. Blitzkrieg 3, originally launched in 2015, is back with an updated look, multiplayer, and of course that soon-to-be famous AI named Boris.
New and innovative security tools seem to be emerging all the time, but the frontline defense for just about every network in operation today remains the trusty firewall. Network World asked TWB author John Breeden II to test out several manager programs designed to focus the chaos of a typical firewall deployment.
According to some Berkeley researchers, the reason for the federal government’s cybersecurity workforce problem is that talented IT types don’t want to work in Washington.
The Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) standard is being developed to support operational communications within and among vehicles. One security researcher says more thought needs to be given to securing DSRC and calls for an industry security framework.