Dan Verton

Cybersecurity

Idaho, Mississippi lead states in cybersecurity plans — report

by Dan Verton • 7 years ago

Research from the Brookings Institution reveals poor cybersecurity planning at all levels of government.

Modernization

FirstNet facing commercial device reality, but market and security concerns persist

by Dan Verton • 7 years ago

The First Responder Network Authority, the independent federal organization tasked by Congress to build a nationwide public safety broadband network for first responders, may be leaning toward allowing commercial mobile devices on the network once it is built, FedScoop has learned.

Cybersecurity

New details on future identity ecosystem emerge

by Dan Verton • 8 years ago

Several new development and pilot projects funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology are set to begin this summer that, if successful, may lay the foundation for the first large-scale reuse of identity credentials.

State

FirstNet issues state planning docs

by Dan Verton • 8 years ago

The First Responder Network Authority, established by Congress to build a nationwide broadband network for police, fire and other public safety agencies, delivered initial planning checklists to all 50 states on Wednesday, marking an important milestone in the effort to deliver on one of the key recommendations of the 9/11 Commission.

City

Verizon data breach report offers 10-year look at cyber-crime

by Dan Verton • 8 years ago

A decade of data breach information has revealed an unprecedented level of insight into the trends and patterns of cybercrime, including industry-specific trends that for the first time can be mapped to 14 critical security controls.

Commentary

Worried about Heartbleed? Here's some common-sense advice - stat!

by Dan Verton • 8 years ago

In an effort to bring some order to the emergency room triage process to treat Heartbleed, FedScoop presents a collection of the best, common-sense advice for those worried about losing the lifeblood of their enterprise to a bleeding heart.

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