Federal inside cyber threats should be attacked from all sides

Government IT administrators long have been trained to keep an eye out for the threats that come from outside their firewalls. But what if the greatest threats actually come from within? According to a recent federal cybersecurity survey conducted by SolarWinds and Market Connections, that is a question that many Department of Defense and other […]

Careless insiders are government’s biggest cybersecurity threat

If you were to guess the biggest threat to government cybersecurity, you’d probably say some outside hacking syndicate. You’d be wrong. “Our security holes begin at the top,” said a network manager at a federal agency. “Senior management expects “that they are protected and they are above any security holes – to that effect, they […]