Suzanne Smalley

Government

CISA expands efforts to fight election disinformation ahead of 'challenging' 2024 vote

by Suzanne Smalley • 1 day ago

CISA Director Jen Easterly said election security has grown more complex as disinformation and threats against election workers have surged.

Government

Ex-CISA chief Krebs advocates for standalone cyber agency. Experts say that's impractical.

by Suzanne Smalley • 1 day ago

Former cybersecurity officials said CISA would be less effective if it lost the clout that it gets from being housed inside DHS.

Government

China could be reviewing security bugs before tech companies issue patches, DHS official says

by Suzanne Smalley • 3 days ago

This could give Beijing the upper hand when carrying out cyberattacks against the U.S. or its other digital adversaries.

Geopolitics

What to watch for as 'Hacker Summer Camp' gets underway in Las Vegas

by Suzanne Smalley, AJ Vicens • 4 days ago

Black Hat, DEF CON and BSidesLV take place this year amid a backdrop of COVID, cyberwarfare in Ukraine and digital attacks on Taiwan.

Geopolitics

Collective of anti-disinformation 'Elves' offer a bulwark against Russian propaganda

by Suzanne Smalley • 4 days ago

A group known as the Elves formed after three Lithuanian friends decided to work together to take on Russian trolls.

Government

Giving water sanitation inspectors cybersecurity oversight is a mistake, say industry groups, experts

by Suzanne Smalley • 1 week ago

The water sector is seen as among the nation's most vulnerable critical infrastructure to cyberattack after attacks in Florida and California.

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