Tag: Contractors

  • Contractor Cybersecurity: Lessons from the 2007 DHS and DOD Hack

    Contractor Cybersecurity: Lessons from the 2007 DHS and DOD Hack

    In September 2007, a cyber incident occurred where contractors employed by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Defense (DOD) had their networks hacked. The attackers were able to gain access to the networks by using a variety of tactics, including spear phishing, malware, and network penetration. Once they had gained access,…

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