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

Trisis masterminds have expanded operations to target U.S. industrial firms

by Chris Bing • 3 days ago

Researchers say that the same sophisticated group behind last year's incident in Saudi Arabia has attacked multiple U.S. companies.

Government

Researchers uncover sophisticated botnet aimed at possible attack inside Ukraine

by Chris Bing • 3 days ago

A massive, reportedly Russian-linked hacking operation looms over Ukraine, people familiar with the matter who spoke with CyberScoop.

Government

Lack of cooperation between contractors creates lasting vulnerabilities for DoD, official says

by Chris Bing • 4 days ago

Col. Tim Brooks, the mission assurance division chief in the Department of Army Management Office, said a lack of dialogue between contractors is causing headaches as the military looks to harden its systems.

Financial

Inside 'Project Indigo,' the quiet info-sharing program between banks and U.S. Cyber Command

by Chris Bing • 6 days ago

CyberScoop has uncovered "Project Indigo," a covert agreement between The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center and U.S. Cyber Command that allows for the sharing of threat information.

Government

Alphabet's Jigsaw offers political campaigns free DDoS protection

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

Dubbed "Project Shield," Jigsaw's defensive software is designed to flag, filter and contain loads of malicious traffic.

Government

Bolton eliminates White House cybersecurity coordinator position

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

The National Security Council officially decided to eliminate the White House Cybersecurity Coordinator role, a current U.S. official told CyberScoop.

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