Declassified report reveals 2016 Wikileaks breach of CIA hacking tools was due to the agency’s focus on developing cyber weapons and a systemic lack of access control.
U.S. Department of Defense requires all defense contractors to complete a cybersecurity certification before submitting proposals by 2026, starting with higher-level contractors this June.
The White House may be at risk of cyber attacks with the recent exodus of at least a dozen senior officials from the cyber security team and the removal of duties and security privileges of those remaining.
Serious questions over facial recognition technology has motivated 40 groups headed by EPIC to draft a letter to the PCLOB recommending that federal agencies suspend the use of facial recognition surveillance systems.
A five-year cyber espionage campaign has been running in Asia Pacific where attackers will infiltrate a government body and use stolen data to launch targeted phishing attacks against other governments.
France will be the first in Europe to roll out a nationwide facial recognition ID program. Citizens will have a single digital identity tied to their face instead of using different user names and passwords.
All citizens in Kazakhstan are forced to install a government-issued national security certificate as part of Internet surveillance strategy. This certificate will allow government to read all their messages or even alter them.
Two major Japanese defense contractors recently admitted to data breaches back in 2015 and 2018 when they were infected with malware and possibly had their files stolen.