Aaron Boyd is an awarding-winning journalist currently serving as editor of Federal Times — a Washington, D.C. institution covering federal workforce and contracting for more than 50 years — and Fifth Domain — a news and information hub focused on cybersecurity and cyberwar from a civilian, military and international perspective.
During the 2017 Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, bug bounty program managers with three major companies – Indeed, Salesforce and Silent Circle – offered some advice to organizations standing up a program for the first time.
In an innovative blow to illicit internet commerce, cyberpolice shut down the world's leading "darknet" marketplace then quietly seized a second bazaar to amass intelligence on illicit drug merchants and buyers.
Qatari officials investigating a cyberattack that sparked a diplomatic crisis with four Arab countries said on Thursday their findings indicate the attack was coordinated with one of the countries, and that the United Arab Emirates had benefited the most from it.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Wednesday that states should not be wary of asking for the federal government's help to strengthen election systems in light of Russian meddling in last year's election.
China is tightening control over foreign companies' internet use in a move some worry might disrupt their operations or jeopardize trade secrets as part of a crackdown on technology that allows web surfers to evade Beijing's online censorship.