ICYMI: Theft of North Korean secrets may have pushed Kim Jong Un into talks; Watch Out Apple: North Korean Hackers Are Now Developing iPhone Spy Tools; One Year After WannaCry, EternalBlue Exploit Is Bigger Than Ever; Hidden App Malware Found on Google Play; Trump eliminates national cyber-coordinator job, gives Bolton keys to the cybers.
Seli Agbolosu-Amison, PhD, a cybersecurity data scientist for NetCentrics Corporation, has recently published an article in SIGNAL Magazine on four of the main cyber policies transforming government. Seli explains that as a result of recent federal legislative and administrative activity, government agencies are expected to launch significant modernizations of their cybersecurity systems, get offensive with hackers, and take a more strategic approach to risk, and breaks down the specific components of the four major policies.
ICYMI: 7 Chrome Extensions Spreading Through Facebook Caught Stealing Passwords; Bolton pushing to eliminate White House cyber job; Cyber deterrence is about more than punching back; Two-factor authentication hackable; and, How Firefox is Moving Beyond Passwords.
ICYMI: for better cybersecurity, be nice to your CFO; the role of IoT on the battlefield and at sea; Pentagon ans Chinese phone sales on US military bases; Data may be the new oil but artificial intelligence is the engine that it fuels; and, GLitch: new ‘Rowhammer’ attack can remotely hijack android phones.
DCA Live recently announced those who will be recognized as the 2018 DCA Live Federal Entrepreneurs. The award honors some of the exceptional company founders and leading executives from the DC region’s fastest growing federal technology and services ventures. Cyndi and the other recipients will be recognized May 30th at the Eastern Foundry in Arlington, VA.
NetCentrics CIO, Jim DeBardi, recently published an article in FCW, offering four recommendations for federal agencies looking to modernize via consolidation. Between scope, prioritization, staffing/leadership, process, and data-integrity demands, there are a number of challenges agencies must consider and overcome in order to successfully consolidate. In his article, Jim offers four steps that agency leaders should consider before starting down the consolidation path.