Homeland Security Offering $5,000 Bug Bounty to Hack DHS

The program will allow hackers and security researchers to earn between $500 to $5,000 for identifying verified vulnerabilities. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced a new bug…

US Senate passes $768 billion defense bill without cyber incident reporting provisions

The US Senate passed the The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Wednesday, approving the $768 billion annual defense spending bill that was packed with cybersecurity provisions. The bill now heads…

DHS Launches Bug Bounty Program

DHS Launches Bug Bounty Program The United States Department of Homeland Security has launched a new bug bounty program to identify potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities and increase the department’s cybersecurity resilience. …

New “Hack DHS” program will pay up to $5,000 for discovered vulnerabilities

The US Department of Homeland Security is launching its own bug bounty program to help find and correct gaps in its systems.  more coverage The new “Hack DHS” program was…

Ransomware Alert! Why AV and EDR are Failing and How to Better Secure your Company

Ransomware attacks are soaring. By the end of this year, the global costs incurred by ransomware will be more than $20 billion annually – 57 times what they were in…

Security experts question new DHS/TSA cybersecurity rules for rail companies

On Thursday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released new rules for the US’s freight railroad and passenger rail transit industry. The rules make it mandatory for companies to have…

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…