Cassie Stephenson

Government

DHS, election officials begin work to protect voting systems ahead of 2018 elections

by Cassie Stephenson • 2 years ago

State election officials concerned about timeliness and funding as the government rolls out the DHS plan to implement election systems as “critical infrastructure."

Technology

Report: personal data of more than 14M Verizon customers is exposed in server breach

by Cassie Stephenson • 2 years ago

A publicly configured server run by a third-party Verizon partner left the personal details and PIN numbers of millions exposed in downloadable files, a new UpGuard report says.

Government

Industry must take the lead in forming public-private cybersecurity partnerships, experts say

by Cassie Stephenson • 2 years ago

Collaboration between industry and government works better when there is a foundation of trust and industries lead the way, panelists say.

Technology

U.S. election software companies aren't that worried about phishing emails

by Cassie Stephenson • 2 years ago

Top election software vendors say they are sufficiently protected from phishing emails in the wake of an intelligence report that revealed Russian phishing attacks during the 2016 election may have been more widespread than originally thought.

Technology

Russia poses largest cybersecurity risk to U.S., Rep. Ruppersberger says

by Cassie Stephenson • 2 years ago

Although all of America's adversaries present serious cyberthreats, Russia's hackers are the most dangerous right now, says the Maryland congressman whose district houses the National Security Agency.

Government

More companies are hiring CISOs as private industry faces cyberattacks, report says

by Cassie Stephenson • 2 years ago

Cybersecurity budgets continue to grow, but so do risks of attack, according to annual survey.

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