Information security in the DevOps age: Aligning conflicting imperatives

February 6, 2018

DevOps is quickly becoming the default development methodology for government agencies. Forty-two percent of states are now adopting DevOps and another 37 percent of states have DevOps pilots underway, according to the latest survey of state CIOs from the National […]

House passes vulnerability disclosure oversight bill

January 15, 2018

Via: FCW

The House of Representatives passed a bill requiring the Department of Homeland Security to inform Congress about how it makes vulnerability disclosure decisions. The bill, introduced by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), seeks to provide Congress with more clarity surrounding […]

Gaps in software slowing down security professionals

December 26, 2017

Via: ZDnet
Category: Software, Tech

Gaps in software systems are slowing down security teams who are estimated to spend 10 hours a week dealing with the inefficiencies. More a third of IT decision-makers estimated that their security staff spent at least three hours daily on […]

Federal, Mobile Security, Policy, Security

Don’t Use Huawei Phones, Warn 6 Top U.S. Intelligence Chiefs

February 14, 2018

Via: Fortune

Heads of six U.S. intelligence agencies are warning Americans against using products made by Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei. In a Senate Intelligence Committee briefing on Tuesday, the heads of the CIA, FBI, and NSA, the director of national intelligence, and […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud providers ranking 2018: How AWS, Microsoft, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud, Oracle, Alibaba stack up

February 13, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Choosing the right public cloud provider is becoming an increasingly nuanced discussion that goes well beyond scale. We all know the large cloud players–AWS, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud and Microsoft Azure–but stacking them up depends on your enterprise’s needs. […]

Mobile Security, Security

Verizon will lock phones despite FCC rules against it

February 13, 2018

Via: ZDnet

US wireless carrier Verizon will soon stop selling phones unlocked, meaning customers won’t be able to swap SIM cards and use their phone on different carriers either in the US or internationally. According to ZDNet sister site CNET, Verizon will […]