Pentagon data breach compromises up to 30,000 workers

The Pentagon still has to grapple with data security woes despite efforts to harden its sites and networks. Defense Department officials have revealedthat a travel record data breach at an unnamed contractor exposed the personal info of military and civilian staffers, including credit cards. An APsource said that this didn’t compromise classified material, but it…

Release of the 2018 National Cyber Strategy

Today, the White House released its 2018 National Cyber Strategy, outlining the steps the federal government is taking to advance an open, secure, interoperable, and reliable cyberspace. Given the interconnected and global nature of cyberspace, the State Department engages in key diplomatic and programmatic initiatives to support many key objectives reflected in the Strategy. To…

Britain’s markets watchdog has fined Tesco 16.4 million pounds ($21.4 million) for failing to protect account holders at its bank from a “foreseeable” cyber attack two years ago. Source: U.S.