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

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

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CyberScoop 50 nominations now open

by CyberScoop Staff • 4 weeks ago

Nominate and recognize trailblazing cybersecurity leaders as well as the most significant innovations in both the public and private sectors.

Unpacking key competencies for infosec leaders

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 months ago

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 • 3 months ago

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 • 3 months ago

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 • 3 months ago

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 • 4 months ago

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 • 5 months ago

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 • 5 months ago

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

In response to Russia threat, US cybersecurity firms offer free services, data, threat intel

by Tonya Riley • 6 months ago

Free upgrades and other services are on the table for organizations in Ukraine and elsewhere.

Bob Kolasky, head of CISA's National Risk Management Center, leaving agency

by Tim Starks • 7 months ago

Director Jen Easterly said Kolasky has been an "outstanding leader at CISA."