Tag: Government

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

  With over 4.2 billion users surfing the internet, it may seem nearly impossible to protect your sensitive information from hackers and thieves. Devices connected to the internet often house our personal and professional lives. If a cyber criminal compromised this sensitive information, there could be disastrous consequences. However, the government dedicated the month of Read More

U.S. Weapons System Vulnerable to Cyberattacks

In a digitalized society, the importance of having top-notch cybersecurity has never been more crucial. Cyber-attacks can destroy businesses, reveal sensitive information, and drain your finances. Additionally, according to a new publication, they can also cause mass destruction and death. Recently, an audit by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) of the U.S. military’s newly developed Read More

Reality Winner- NSA Contractor Leaks Classified Information

Reality Winner, 26, is an Air Force veteran who worked as a contractor for the National Security Agency (NSA). While working at NSA, she encountered a classified report with proof that Russians interfered with the 2016 presidential elections by penetrating a voting software supplier in Florida. Furthermore, the document provided proof that the government knew Read More

Modernizing Government Technology (Mgt) Act

The signing of the Modernizing Government Technology Act (MGT) was in December 2017. Federal security operations for several years have been using hardware and software that are needing to be more modern. Obsolete technology has posed challenges in protecting the nation cyberspace and vital national data from cyber-attacks. Making Room for New Technology What is Read More

What is a Silica Dust Situation?

What is silica dust?  Silica is among the most common elements that occur naturally on the planet. The mineral is found in most materials common on construction sites.  This includes soil, sand, on concrete, rocks, granite, masonry, and landscaping materials. When these materials are disturbed, it will create the silica dust.  Types of disturbance can be, Read More

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