Fed Tech Roundup August 4

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The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker Kicking the Tires: Verisign DNS Firewall US Officials Warn That Medical Devices Are Vulnerable to Hackers – Nextgov Hackers Deface a Trump Website in Tribute to Jon Stewart Software vulnerability – Nextgov Census Plans 2016 Test Run to […]

OASIS Advances Automated Cyber Threat Intelligence Sharing with STIX, TAXII, CybOX

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Editor’s note: We saw the press release below from OASIS and wanted to share it with you since it covers some of the most important information sharing standards in the community today, STIX, TAXII and Cybox. These standards are now being advanced through the open standards process of OASIS. From PRweb OASIS Advances Automated Cyber […]

Cognitio’s Roger Hockenberry Cited in BizTechReports

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Cognitio co-founder and CEO Roger Hockenberry was featured in a special BizTechReports piece which focused on Cognitio’s capabilities in cyber threat reduction. The following is an excerpt: When it comes to cybersecurity, what you don’t know about the nature and sophistication of threats can hurt your organization badly.  In the aftermath of high-profile data breaches at […]

The Drone Terrorism Case That Wasn’t

Fears related to drone safety, in particular concerns about so-called “near misses” with manned aircraft, have gotten a lot of attention in recent weeks. More detailed analysis, however, has shown those fears to have been greatly exaggerated. Nonetheless, they have resulted in one senator’s call for an expansion of the FAA’s drone ban to include […]