From: University of Florida
The Department of Defense and many other agencies pour billions of dollars into cybersecurity technology investments to prevent such attacks. Yet DOD and U.S. Cyber Command officials say that there is currently no training program designed to imitate sophisticated attacks and help federal cybersecurity professionals prepare for them — and there likely won’t be until 2018 at the earliest.
From: JDSupra Business Advisor
Reporter, Daniel Ray, Silicon Valley, King & Spalding
On June 7, 2016, the House of Representatives’ Committee on Appropriations (the “Committee”) reported out a funding bill that would fund the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) to work with the retail industry to promote cybersecurity measures specific to the retail industry, as well as to continue its work managing and standardizing security practices for the “Internet of Things.”
By Jeremy Snow
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. lacks encryption to protect user IDs and passwords, according to watchdog audit released Wednesday.
Even though the FDIC’s cybersecurity has greatly improved in recent years, it hasn’t done enough, according to a Government Accountability Office report.