Army honors security work

Friday, 3 September 2004, 1:10 PM EST

The Army this week issued its first awards to service personnel and contractors for excellence in information assurance.

Col. Thaddeus Dmuchowski, director of information assurance for the Army, said the honors recognize "innovation that brought security under great duress." He said Army information technology officials also hope the awards call attention to information security servicewide.

The information assurance awards, presented at the Directorate of Information Management/Army Knowledge Management conference sponsored by the Army and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, come in a year in which service IT officials said Army networks experienced daily, persistent cyberattacks.

By Frank Tiboni at FCW.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Compromised cPanel "Account Suspended" pages redirect to exploit kit

The code redirects visitors to another URL where the Fiesta exploit kit is hosted, which then tries to detect and exploit several vulnerabilities in various software. If it succeeds, the visitors are saddled with a banking Trojan.


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, Feb 27th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //