Tim Starks

Government

Senate bill proposes requiring cyber incident notification to feds within 24 hours

by Tim Starks • 3 days ago

The law would apply to federal contractors, critical infrastructure owners and cyber incident response firms.

Financial

SEC settles with First American over massive data leak for nearly $500,000

by Tim Starks • 5 days ago

The commission said First American's information security personnel spotted the vulnerability months earlier, but didn't fix it or notify company brass.

Government

Federal CISO forecasts one of toughest tasks in sweeping Biden cyber executive order

by Tim Starks • 5 days ago

Chris DeRusha said cybersecurity event logging is important, but will take years to get right.

Financial

IRS, GAO at odds over cybersecurity requirements on tax preparers

by Tim Starks • 6 days ago

IRS says it needs congressional action. The GAO disagrees.

Financial

Burgeoning ransomware gang Avaddon appears to shut down, mysteriously

by Tim Starks • 1 week ago

The group had become increasingly prolific, but there were no clear answers for why Avaddon disappeared.

Government

Congress pummels Colonial Pipeline CEO over government coordination after disruptive ransomware incident

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

The company's response put on display broader Hill concerns about the private sector's ransomware safeguards.

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