Chris Bing

Chris Bing

Assistant Editor

Christopher J. Bing is a cybersecurity reporter for Scoop News Group. In the past, he has written about security, technology and policy for the American City Business Journals, DC Inno, International Policy Digest and The Daily Caller. Chris became interested in journalism as a result of growing up in Venezuela and watching the country shift from a democracy to a dictatorship between 1991 and 2007. He is an alumnus of St. Marys College of Maryland, a small liberal arts school based in Southern Maryland. You can follow him on Twitter at @Bing_Chris. To contact Chris you can reach him via email -- Chris.Bing@fedscoop.com -- or through a secure communications channel: https://medium.com/@Bing_Chris/how-to-contact-me-d2fd4bd3ed7b#.1es75sxhm
Government

In the opaque world of government hacking, private firms grapple with allegiances

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Cybersecurity companies are becoming increasingly capable of burning intelligence collection efforts by governments, But with this new found influence, what responsibilities do they hold?

Government

Trump calls Putin's plan for investigating 2016 DNC breach an 'incredible offer'

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

In a stunning exchange Monday during a press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the former KGB agent offered to host a team of American law enforcement officials that are currently investigating foreign meddling in U.S. elections.

Government

Russian hackers struck Clinton server hours after Trump called for emails

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Friday's indictment does not answer the question of whether the Russians were reacting to Trump's speech. But there is some cursory evidence that they were listening.

Government

Justice Department charges 12 Russian intel officers in hack of DNC

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

The 12 named intelligence officers are all employees of Russia's Main Intelligence Directorate.

Government

Lawmakers, tech vendors fight over election cybersecurity efforts

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on election technology vendors to be more responsive to federal officials. The companies said they're being as transparent as possible.

Government

Stolen U.S. drone documents found for sale on dark web

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Analysts with Recorded Future say the stolen drone documents appear to be legitimate, having come from an enlisted captain that's currently stationed at a Nevada-based U.S. Air Force facility.

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