Careless/Untrained Insiders are Biggest Threat

Sources of Security Threats

(NextGov) Rank-and-file federal employees and contractors unwilling to “embrace ‘The Suck’ of security” may be the biggest threat posed to securing federal agency networks. “Accidental or careless” insiders — employees who click on dubious email attachments, plug in unsecured storage devices or leave laptops unsecured, among other lapses in basic cyber hygiene — unwittingly open the door […]

Businesses warned about new espionage campaigns from of China

(CSO) Ongoing investigations by the FBI have revealed a group that has been compromising personal and sensitive business information from U.S. commercial and government networks in recent weeks. In a memo sent to security leaders and community insiders, the agency warns that the data breaches were done “through cyber espionage” and that the tools used […]

Army Contracting Official Charged in Pentagon Bribery Scheme

Manassas Man is a Retired Army Sergeant Major Working as a Civilian Contracting Official for the Army at the Pentagon (FBI) James Glenn Warner, 44, of Manassas, Virginia, was arrested today and charged with soliciting bribes from executives working for a private company on a contract that Warner managed out of the Pentagon. Dana J. […]

Computer administrator at US military base pleads guilty to Espionage and Computer Fraud

(DOJ) Palm Beach County Resident Pleads Guilty Under the Espionage Act and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act for Accessing and Removing Classified Information from Military Computers Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin, U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer for the Southern District of Florida, Special Agent in Charge George Piro for the FBI’s […]