Senior FBI cyber official Amy Hess to take security position at City of Louisville

As a senior FBI cybersecurity official, Hess has spoken out about hacking threats from the Chinese and Russian governments.

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Huawei sues FCC for icing U.S. business, claiming a lack of evidence

by Shannon Vavra • 7 hours ago

The Chinese company is taking legal action following a series of delays elsewhere in the U.S. government.

DHS official briefs senators on state ransomware threats in classified meeting

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

Wednesday’s briefing reportedly cited an August ransomware incident that affected 23 local governments across Texas.

Candidate in UK’s Labour Party says he was targeted by Russian hackers

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

Ben Bradshaw, who has spoken up about Russian interference in British politics, has revealed the contents of a suspicious email he received.

Federal cyber chief: Supply chain security against foreign influence needs work

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

But there aren't a lot of answers on how to do that, Grant Schneider says.

Justice Department faces different threat profile because of its investigative work, CISO says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

The Justice Department faces a different combination of hacking threats from criminals and foreign governments than other federal organizations, Nickolous Ward said.

How the Marine Corps thinks about beating adversaries in cyberspace

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

Renata Spinks says the Marines want their cybersecurity-focused personnel to think like an adversary.

FBI assesses Russian apps may be counterintelligence threat

by Shannon Vavra • 4 days ago

The letter sent to Sen. Chuck Schumer is in response to concerns about FaceApp.

Preaching blockchain in North Korea gets an American in trouble at home

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

Not all speaking invitations are worth accepting.

NSA contractor indicted for fudging timesheet

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

It's an extremely rare charge.

Improve controls on classified information, inspector general tells U.S. intelligence community

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

The IC has to ramp up how it manages and mitigates "the risk that a trusted privileged user could inappropriately access, modify, destroy, or exfiltrate classified data,” a new report says.

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