agencies

Some WA agencies still floored by simple infosec

Some WA agencies still floored by simple infosec

Poor passwords, patching, and plain text.
Jun 29 2017 2:25PM
Feds set 2017 deadline for online services

Feds set 2017 deadline for online services

'Digital first' plan unveiled to underpin 2011 strategy.
Jun 12 2013 11:12AM
Parliament backs crime data sharing overhaul

Parliament backs crime data sharing overhaul

IT challenges being scoped.
May 16 2013 1:13PM
Computer device theft hits Commonwealth agencies

Computer device theft hits Commonwealth agencies

IT system misuse remains key fraud vector.
Apr 5 2011 1:34PM
More low-income Telstra users seek bill help

More low-income Telstra users seek bill help

Numbers spike in first six months of the financial year.
Mar 25 2010 2:08PM
US Government joins cloud computing bandwagon

US Government joins cloud computing bandwagon

Apps.gov could bring boost to developers.
Sep 16 2009 3:04PM
OMB mandates use of DNSSEC in gov't agencies

OMB mandates use of DNSSEC in gov't agencies

A White House office is ordering all federal agencies to implement a new standard for securing DNS connections.
Aug 29 2008 9:50AM
Top space agencies to boldly go

Top space agencies to boldly go

The world's leading space agencies have unveiled a vision for globally co-ordinated space exploration to the Moon, Mars and beyond.
Jun 4 2007 12:35PM
NIST updates cryptography guidelines for U.S. Federal Agencies

NIST updates cryptography guidelines for U.S. Federal Agencies

In a bid to help U.S. federal agencies protect sensitive, but unclassified information, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has updated guidelines for selecting and implementing cryptographic methods.
Jan 30 2006 9:51AM
Federal agencies at risk over IPv6

Federal agencies at risk over IPv6

Most major federal agencies have not begun planning to transition to Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6), putting agency information and systems at risk, according to a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
Jun 30 2005 10:52AM
Federal agencies need to bolster efforts against new threats

Federal agencies need to bolster efforts against new threats

Emerging threats such as phishing and spyware pose hazards to federal IT systems and more needs to be done to protect them, according to a report released Monday by the Government Accountability Office.
Jun 14 2005 2:18PM
Federal agencies need tighter contractor security

Federal agencies need tighter contractor security

Federal agencies need to do more when it comes to ensuring the security of contractors providing IT services and systems, according a report by the Government Accountability Office.
May 24 2005 5:24PM
Lax wireless security at federal agencies

Lax wireless security at federal agencies

Federal agencies have not secured their wireless networks, despite well-known risks associated with WLANs, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office.
May 18 2005 5:19PM
OMB: Federal agencies making progress in security

OMB: Federal agencies making progress in security

The federal government is making progress in security but much work remains, according to a report issued this week to Congress by the Office of Management and Budget.
Mar 4 2005 5:10PM
USDA National Finance Center certified as PKI provider for federal agencies

USDA National Finance Center certified as PKI provider for federal agencies

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Finance Center was officially named a certified provider of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) services for the federal government.
Aug 10 2004 5:02PM
Bill would enhance federal agencies' infosec planning

Bill would enhance federal agencies' infosec planning

Two legislators have submitted a bill that would amend the Clinger-Cohen Act to boost federal agencies’ infosec planning.
Jun 25 2004 12:14AM
GAO report: U.S. agencies need better patch management

GAO report: U.S. agencies need better patch management

Federal agencies need to improve their software patch management, according to U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) report released Wednesday.
Jun 3 2004 6:16PM
Intelligence agencies shortlist for security contract

Intelligence agencies shortlist for security contract

A £100 million contract is up for grabs to improve security and communication between intelligence agencies in the fight against terrorism.
Jan 5 2004 5:21PM

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