US Issues Cybersecurity Directive for Airlines and Railroads

US Issues Cybersecurity Directive for Airlines and Railroads Nearly all railroads and airlines in the United States have been ordered to report cybersecurity breaches to the federal government.  Under the…

DHS: Cybersecurity coordinators and vulnerability assessments mandatory for rail companies

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced two new cybersecurity directives handed down by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on Thursday designed to better protect freight railroads and passenger rail transit…

Proposed Bill Would Require Public Disclosure of Ransomware Payments

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Proposed Bill Would Require Public Disclosure of Ransomware Payments Two U.S. congresswomen introduced a bill that would require ransomware victims to publicly disclose ransom…

FBI Email Hoaxer ID’ed by the Guy He Allegedly Loves to Torment

Vinny Troia, the cybersecurity researcher mentioned in a fake alert gushed out of the FBI’s email system, says it’s just one of a string of jabs from a childish but…

The US government just launched a big push to fill cybersecurity jobs, with salaries to match

The US Department of Homeland Security, a key cybersecurity agency, has just announced a new system that will help it recruit, develop and retrain cybersecurity pros in the federal government. …

Hacker accessed FBI server to send fake email threats

The FBI acknowledged the unauthorized access over the weekend revealing that spam emails were sent from the agency’s email server to thousands of organizations. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)…

FBI Says Its System Was Exploited to Email Fake Cyberattack Alert

The alert was mumbo jumbo, but it was indeed sent from the bureau’semail system, from the agency’s own internet address. The FBI admitted on Monday morning that an attacker exploited…

FBI’s Email Servers Were Hacked

The FBI’s email systems were hacked, and spam emails mimicking FBI warnings were sent out. The emails were warning in regards to a “sophisticated chain assault” perpetrated by an advanced threat…

FBI Fixes Misconfigured Server After Hoax Email Alert

FBI Fixes Misconfigured Server After Hoax Email Alert The FBI has fixed a misconfigured web portal that allowed hacktivists to send thousands of fake emails to recipients. News emerged over…

Homeland Security’s Cyber Talent Management System (CTMS)

With information security being a worldwide issue, it should come as no surprise that the number of open positions for qualified people is staggeringly high. Unfortunately, the standard procedure for…