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The Pentagon may require vendors certify their software is free of known flaws. Experts are split.

by Suzanne Smalley

The debate is over whether the provision is unrealistic or if it's a game changing move to cut down on software vulnerabilities.

In studying tech supply chain, feds cite open source products, device firmware

by Joe Warminsky

The White House ordered Commerce and Homeland Security to examine weak spots in how the IT and communications industries produce hardware and software.

There’s a new Java ransomware family on the block

by Shannon Vavra

BlackBerry and KPMG researchers uncovered a new ransomware strain targeting education and software entities.

What to expect from the Cybersecurity Solarium Commission report

by Shannon Vavra

“We want this to be the 9/11 Commission Report without the 9/11,” Sen. Angus King told CyberScoop.

Ex-DHS inspector general indicted for allegedly stealing government software

by Sean Lyngaas

The head-turning indictment accuses Charles Edwards of stealing DHS IG software and trying to profit from it.

Microsoft will offer free Windows 7 support for election officials through 2020

by Sean Lyngaas

The move is the latest step by Microsoft and other powerful tech companies to offer free or discounted services in support of election security.