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Sen. Ron Wyden: DHS Needs to Adopt DMARC Tech to Address Impersonation of Federal Agencies Via Emails

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) has called on the Department of Homeland Security to address cyber hackers’ attempts to transmit email messages that impersonate federal agencies through adoption of the Domain-based Message Authentication Reporting and Conformance technology. Wyden told Jeanette Manfra, acting undersecretary for cybersecurity at DHS, in a letter released …

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House Lawmakers Renew Push for Email Privacy Bill

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has reintroduced a bill that would require law enforcement officials to secure a warrant to access emails. The Email Privacy Act aims to update the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act and would allow law enforcement to access emails older than 180 days through third-party providers without a warrant, Rep. Suzan DelBene’s (D-Washington) …

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Army, DISA Start to Implement Defense Email Mailbox Size Limits

The U.S. Army and Defense Information Systems Agency have started to implement mailbox size limits for the Defense Enterprise Email system in an effort to address increased storage consumption across the service. The Army said Wednesday the mailbox size limit works to control costs, facilitate system efficiency and shorten program startup times. “Mailbox management …

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Michael Chertoff: Hackers Can Use Publicly Available Data for Social Engineering Scams

Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff has said government officials, corporate executives and the general public should be mindful of their personal information to avoid being hacked, Fedscoop reported Monday. Shaun Waterman writes Chertoff issued the warning in light of reports about a U.S. high school student who said he has accessed …

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NIST Launches Email Security Initiatives

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has launched two new projects to address email security threats. NIST said Tuesday that it has published a draft document meant to suggest actions for responses to common email exploits such as the authentication of email domain names and encryption of email between sender …

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Nat’l Archivist David Ferriero Issues Email Electronic Mgmt Guidance

David Ferriero, the U.S.’ archivist and head of the National Archives and Records Administration, has issued a bulletin that details several deadlines for government agencies in the area of email management. Federal agencies must manage permanent and temporary email records in electronic format by Dec. 31 , 2016, and all permanent electronic records by Dec. 31 …

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