Biden signs infrastructure bill that provides nearly $2 billion for cybersecurity
The big-ticket cyber item in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is $1 billion in state and local grants.
Iran-linked hackers targeted maritime and defense contractors, compromised Office 365 accounts
Less than 20 victims were successfully compromised.
A rising tide lifts all boats in maritime cybersecurity
Congress and the White House must act now to safeguard critical chokepoints from cyber disruption, two lawmakers argue.
US to increase scrutiny on cryptocurrency, federal contractors in effort to slow hacking
DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco spelled out the plans at separate events.
Colonial Pipeline CEO says company didn't have plan for potential ransomware attack
Colonial Pipeline did not have guidance in place on how to handle a ransom demand by cybercriminals, its CEO acknowledged in a Senate hearing.
Hackers target Japanese government, transportation entities
It's just the latest cyberattack to hit Japanese entities this year.
TSA cyber requirements would fine pipeline operators for lax security practices
It’s a big shift to the federal approach to pipeline security.
TSA to issue cyber directive for pipeline operators following Colonial ransomware attack
It's another sign that Biden administration officials believe the status quo for federal cyber protections for critical infrastructure is untenable
Hack of IT provider exposes data on 4.5 million Air India passengers
The investigation into the hack of IT provider SITA has revealed one of its biggest victims yet.
Colonial Pipeline CEO to face questions from Congress on $4.4 million ransom payment
The breach of Colonial Pipeline’s IT systems has thrust the issue of ransomware payments into the national limelight.