Global Threat Report helps in the fight against government-focused ransomware

Imagine walking into work on a Friday morning – with the weekend just one more workday away – and finding that your computer systems and data aren’t accessible. That was the reality for more than 20 cities and government agencies…

Polymorphic defense – making your systems “moving targets”

In my recent article on the GovCybersecurityHub entitled, “Solid foundations + innovation = stout cybersecurity,” I talked about cybersecurity can be somewhat unfair. That’s because the economies of scale favor our adversaries. I also talked about the importance of security…

Cyber threats worsen, so the market opportunity grows

  Cybersecurity endures as a top priority for federal agencies, the Trump administration and Congress. So whatever other budget battles that might lie ahead, cyber will remain an important opportunity. In fact, two recent reports ought to scare the heck…

What Steps Can the Military Take to Secure Weapon Systems?

Today’s military platforms and weapon systems are increasingly network and software-enabled, which is helping to make them more effective and efficient tools for the warfighter, but is opening them up to a new avenue of attacks that less connected and…

Could Adversaries Hack Weapon Systems? It’s Certainly Possible…

Much of the same evolution that we’re seeing in our own vehicles – including the emergence of autonomous vehicles and smarter, more connected vehicles – is occurring, in parallel, in military vehicles and weapons platforms. There is barely a single…