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3/20/2012: Cyber Attacks Against US Nuclear Arsenal, Army BYOD, and More

3/20/2012: Cyber Attacks Against US Nuclear Arsenal, Army BYOD, and More

  • The National Nuclear Security Administration, which is in charge of America’s nuclear weapons stockpile, wants to increase its cybersecurity budget to deal with up to 10 million attacks a day. More here.
  • The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team reports that over half of all cyberattacks against the federal government are phishing. More here.
  • The Army, realizing that its Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) process can’t keep up with mobile technology, is looking for new ways to test, secure, and certify devices so that they may eventually implement a bring your own device strategy. More here.
  • For the fifth year straight, the Government Accountability Office finds critical vulnerabilities in IRS computer systems. More here.