Chris Bing

Chris Bing

Cybersecurity Reporter

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

Army must empower next generation to succeed in cyber, senior official says

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

To quickly develop the Army's cyber capabilities requires that leadership consider unique options while also adjusting for a different culture brought in by recruits who are inherently digitally savvy, according to Col. Chris Wade, director of the Army's Task Force Cyber Strong.

Government

Huawei tried to acquire technology from the winners of the Cyber Grand Challenge

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

The apparent interest shown by Huawei underscores China's quest to lean on artificial intelligence for its cyber operations.

Government

Russian hackers used NYC terror attack news to lure targets into loading malware

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

Security researchers recently discovered a notable spear phishing email campaign that used a peculiar, albeit increasingly popular, intrusion technique hidden inside a message concerning a terrorism attack in New York City.

Government

More than two years after historic breach, OPM continues to struggle with cybersecurity

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

The agency's Inspector General said things haven't really gotten better since OPM's infamous breach.

Government

Chinese hackers starting to return focus to U.S. corporations

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

The 2015 agreement to curb corporate espionage looks to be falling by the wayside, according to new research from PwC.

Government

Ukraine blames infamous Russian hackers for 'BadRabbit' ransomware attack

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

Ukrainian officials laid blame on APT28 for launching the massive, coordinated ransomware attack that disrupted business operations in both Ukraine and Russia.

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