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Trump's Pentagon pick 'confident' in 2020 election security

by Shannon Vavra • 1 day ago

Mark Esper told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the 2020 contests will be "unfettered" by foreign actors, but the military and intelligence agencies will "always will have a lot of work to do" to secure elections.

Congressional pressure builds for White House to share classified cyber authorizations

by Shannon Vavra • 5 days ago

The House voted in favor of ordering the Trump administration to release the classified memorandum that made it easier for the Pentagon to run offense cyber-operations against U.S. adversaries.

U.S. ramping up offensive cyber measures to stop economic attacks, Bolton says

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

It's the first time a White House official has publicly acknowledged that defense authorizations approved last year go beyond election security measures.

U.S. Cyber Command selects new top deputy for Gen. Nakasone

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

This transition comes just as Cyber Command is shifting how it thinks about readiness against foreign adversaries.

NSA's Russian cyberthreat task force is now permanent

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

The task force the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command created last year to thwart Russian influence and cyberattacks is now permanent.

FBI director: Protecting 2018 election was a 'dress rehearsal' for 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The 2018 vote passed without incident. The "big show" is the 2020 contest, Christopher Wray says.

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