With its $52 million initiative to vastly expand connectivity and technology on the front lines, the US Army knows it may also give enemies new digital targets to hack or manipulate. Is it up for the challenge?
The Baltic nation has long had an adversarial relationship with its Russian neighbor. As a result, its press and public have become adept at recognizing and debunking Kremlin propaganda.
The agency is working on a multimillion dollar effort to protect the country's most critical systems from distributed denial of service attacks, which are among the simplest digital assaults to carry out and the toughest to fight.
Some law enforcement officials say it won't – and are discouraging parents from relying on a growing number of smartphone surveillance apps to guard against bullying and sexual predators.
Spies, hackers, and cybersecurity firms compete to find and exploit software flaws, often to infiltrate criminal networks or track terrorists. A look into this complex ecosystem.
The Department of Homeland Security is rushing to roll out a multibillion dollar surveillance system that will equip US airports with facial recognition software.
At a dedicated phone forensics facility in Tulsa, Okla., the Secret Service breaks into about 40 phones a year that could contain valuable information related to criminal investigations.
While federal agencies can still hire personnel necessary for national security reasons, it's unknown how many of the more than 1,000 cybersecurity jobs in Washington won't be exempt from the freeze.
A case involving software vulnerabilities in medical electronics reveals the inability for both the health care sector and federal regulators to swiftly address cybersecurity problems.
The Department of Homeland Security designated 'election infrastructure' among the country's most valuable and critical industries and sectors. That could trigger greater protections at the ballot box against malicious hackers.
As WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange casts doubt on US claims about Russian hacking, many conservatives have warmed up to the antisecrecy site that Republicans once criticized.
A US government analysis appears to show that Russian operatives hijacked hundreds of computers globally to carry out attacks on US political groups. But in this case, looks may be deceiving.
Headhunters well-known for helping US spies find jobs in the private sector say intelligence analysts and officials, including those who specialize in cybersecurity, aren't running for the exits even though President-elect Trump has openly dismissed their findings.
Since the president-elect has rejected intelligence analysis that Russian hackers meddled in the presidential election, where is he getting advice on issues of digital security and espionage?
Explicit images of minors, which have been discovered on federal workers' computers across the government, can be gateways for criminal hackers and foreign spies. What's the best way to combat the problem?
A revision to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure allows law enforcement to hack suspects' computers regardless of jurisdiction. Civil liberties groups worry the change will harm individuals' privacy rights.
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