Blame game follows Uber hack. Experts say don't fault employee.

The Uber hack may be a lesson in poor security design and points to problems with vulnerable multi-factor authentication.

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Patreon security team layoffs cause backlash in creator community

by Tonya Riley

A former Patreon employee told CyberScoop that after the layoffs "there are no qualified security personnel" at the company.

Spree of multimillion dollar hacks creates booming business for blockchain security experts

by Tonya Riley

Nation-state threats have spooked the industry into being more diligent. But a band-aid approach may not be enough.

Cast your vote for the CyberScoop 50

by CyberScoop Staff

The awards honor visionaries, leaders, up and coming talent and the most promising innovations in cybersecurity. Voting closes Sept. 30.

Unpacking key competencies for infosec leaders

by CyberScoop Staff

New research offers insights into how to embed information security and business skills to help drive growth and transformation.

Fick would bring much-needed energy jolt to State's new cyber bureau, observers say

by Suzanne Smalley

National Cyber Director Chris Inglis said he has worked with Fick many times over the years and believes he would excel.

DHS halts Disinformation Governance Board amid strong backlash

by Suzanne Smalley

Former government officials will lead a review of DHS's disinformation work and help Secretary Mayorkas determine how to continue.

Office of the National Cyber Director hires Microsoft exec, CIA official

by Suzanne Smalley

The Office of the National Cyber Director has hired several new staffers to strengthen its ability to fight significant hacks and coordinate how the U.S. responds to them.

Former DNC security officer Bob Lord joins CISA

by Tonya Riley

Lord cleaned up the Democratic Party's cybersecurity practices in the aftermath of the 2016 hacks.

Okta breach leads to questions on disclosure, reliance on third-party vendors

by Suzanne Smalley

Security experts questioned how long it took Okta to disclose the Lapsus$ breach and worried about a domino effect.

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission pushed some major policies into law. So what now?

by Tim Starks

It's going to track how its recommendations are implemented, and study some issues where it only scratched the surface.

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