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White House Orders All Federal Sites Go HTTPS By the End of 2016

Today, most of the federal government's roughly 1,200 websites use HTTP technology, which exposes website content, browser format, search terms and other user information to eavesdroppers.

Survey: Federal CIOs Say Cyberattacks are on the Rise and They Can't Compete for Cyber Talent

But more than half of CIOs said it was difficult to compete for professionals with tech expertise, especially because of “limited compensation compared to the private sector."

A solar flare bursts off the left limb of the sun in this image captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory on June 10, 2014.

Scientists Are One Step Closer to Predicting Solar Storms

The refrigerator-sized Deep Space Climate Observatory is a joint partnership between NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Air Force.

Homeland Security Radio Silence Persists

After almost three years, the Department of Homeland Security has made little progress toward improving internal communication via radio, according to a recent IG verification review.

What Was the Purpose of the OPM Hack?

Officials think the massive data breach revealed this week is part of an effort by China to build a database of U.S. government workers.

OPM Hackers Skirted Cutting-Edge Intrusion Detection System, Official Says

The technology, EINSTEIN 3, is not designed to catch malware never been seen before, experts say.

Government Pwned: A Recent History of Hacks

The OPM hack certainly isn't the first -- or the last -- breach to happen to government.

Leahy Denounces Alarmists Over Latest OPM Cyberattack

"Take a breather," Leahy said during the C-SPAN interview. "There are always going to be attacks. There is always going to be hacking."

Massive Data Breach Puts a Spotlight on Shared IT Services

Officials say the push to streamline purchasing and HR functions will continue.

5 Things You Need To Know About the USA Freedom Act

Its predecessor, the Patriot Act, garnered outrage and changed security policy globally. What should we expect from the Freedom Act, hastily passed last week?