White House asks for additional $110 million in CISA funding to address cyber threats

Within 45 days, agencies must appoint a software manager to oversee license and agreement inventories, and begin reporting progress in their license management by Nov. 30.

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Online testing firm agrees to security audit after inquiry from senator

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

It’s another case of privacy and security risks emerging in technology that is key to adapting to the coronavirus pandemic.

US intelligence report warns of increased offensive cyber, disinformation around the world

by Shannon Vavra • 2 days ago

The National Intelligence Council weighs in.

European cops collected data from encrypted chat service for weeks prior to cocaine bust

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

Sky CC appears to be the latest encrypted service to be compromised by European authorities.

How NIST hopes network defenders will stop ransomware

by CyberScoop Staff • 4 days ago

It's an issue of protecting data integrity, says Bill Fisher.

EU investigating ‘IT security incident’ involving multiple agencies

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

The scope and nature of the incident were not immediately clear.

Suspected Chinese spies cover tracks in efforts to breach Vietnamese government

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

The research shows how alleged Chinese hackers may collaborate in their efforts to infiltrate Southeast Asian governments.

Advanced hackers use Fortinet flaws in likely attempt to breach government networks, feds warn

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The attackers could be using the bugs to access “key networks" as part of data-exfiltration or encryption attempts, officials said.

Biden's cyber executive order to include new rules for federal agencies, contractors

by Tim Starks • 1 week ago

The executive order is one part of the administration's response to the SolarWinds hack.

Mayorkas pledges to modernize US cyber-defenses after their failure to detect alleged Russian spies

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

"Our government got hacked last year and we didn’t know about it for months,” the DHS chief lamented Wednesday.

DeepDotWeb boss pleads guilty to laundering millions

by Tim Starks • 1 week ago

DOJ had hailed the indictment of the man and a co-conspirator as "the single most significant law enforcement disruption of the Darknet to date."