Posts Tagged ‘United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team’

Federal Cyber Attacks Rose In 2010

Federal Cyber Attacks Rose 39% In 2010 Cyber attacks on the federal government increased in 2010 over the previous year, even though the total number of cybersecurity incidents was down overall, according to a new report from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). There were 41,776 reported cyber incidents of malicious intent in the […]

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DHS Cyber security Watchdogs Miss Hundreds of Vulnerabilities on Their Own Network

Image via Wikipedia By Kevin Poulsen @wired.com The federal agency in charge of protecting other agencies from computer intruders was found riddled with hundreds of high-risk security holes on its own systems, according to the results of an audit released Wednesday. The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team, or US-CERT, monitors the Einstein intrusion-detection sensors […]

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