US govt orders federal agencies to patch dangerous Zerologon bug by Monday

The Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity division tells government agencies to patch Zerologon bug by Monday, citing "unacceptable risk" posed to federal networks.

Trump Administration to Ban TikTok and WeChat From U.S. App Stores

The Trump administration said Friday it would bar the Chinese-owned mobile apps WeChat and TikTok from U.S. app stores as of midnight Sunday.

Senior Department of Energy cyber official to step down

Bruce Walker, who has served as a senior Department of Energy official focused on cybersecurity since 2017, is leaving his post later this month to work at a security nonprofit, CyberScoop reported.

Interior Department watchdog 'highly successful' at hacking agency's networks

The Department of the Interior’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) said that it has been “highly successful” at accessing the agency’s networks as part of a security audit due to cybersecurity gaps.

GSA Issues Field Guide for Cybersecurity Risk Prevention

According to the guide, agencies must first ensure product owners’ capacity to monitor control over outsourced platforms and services.

CISA Warns Election-Related Entities to Be on Watch for Phishing Attacks

The security agency noted that malicious actors could use a successful phish to lay the groundwork for secondary attacks.

NSA's Cybersecurity Directorate is still figuring out how to measure success

The directorate, which was established last October in part to share more threat intelligence with the public and private sector, has been examining the impact of its Cybersecurity Advisories.

Healthcare SMEs Get Government Security Spending Boost

Small and medium-sized healthcare suppliers and providers are set to get a small cybersecurity boost after the government announced a £500,000 (~$650,000) fund to support certification and training.

Trump administration pushes for cybersecurity measures to protect satellites

A new space policy directive issued by the Trump administration last week calls on the space industry to develop cybersecurity measures to protect essential satellites in orbit.

How the government is keeping hackers from disrupting coronavirus vaccine research

Consisting of people from DDS, NSA, FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services, Operation Warp Speed has been running behind the scenes for months.

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