Energy Dept. told to improve cybersecurity

Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 12:21 AM EST

Resources and data at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at risk because the agency hasn't done enough to strengthen its cybersecurity, according to a report released last week by Gregory Friedman, the DOE's inspector general.

Although the DOE has taken steps to strengthen its cybersecurity, Friedman said vulnerabilities continue to expose the department's critical systems to compromise. Some of those deficiencies are the same ones highlighted in past years, according to the report.

At Computerworld.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Attackers use reflection techniques for larger DDoS attacks

Posted on 17 April 2014.  |  Instead of using a network of zombie computers, newer DDoS toolkits abuse Internet protocols that are available on open or vulnerable servers and devices. This approach can lead to the Internet becoming a ready-to-use botnet for malicious actors.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Apr 18th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //