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Federal agencies are failing to protect sensitive data, Senate report finds

by Tonya Riley

Seven agencies use systems that no longer receive software updates from their vendor.

DHS hails cybersecurity hiring blitz that puts dent in thousands of vacancies

by Tim Starks

DHS hired hundreds in a "sprint," to the tune of a 12% improvement.

CISA chief rips IG report, touts election security efforts

by Sean Lyngaas

CISA and state election organizations questioned the timing of the report, along with the impression it left readers.

IG finds data security practices lacking at Customs and Border Protection before big hack

by Sean Lyngaas

As federal agencies increasingly draw on biometric data for their work, the stakes for protecting that data from hackers have grown.

The Interior Department OIG clearly had some fun hacking the agency’s Wi-Fi networks

by Sean Lyngaas

The report by the Office of the Inspector General underscores how a tech-savvy team can expose and help fix gaping security holes.