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US issues emergency declaration following Colonial Pipeline ransomware incident, relaxing transport rules

by Sean Lyngaas • 23 hours ago

The 'regional emergency declaration” is meant to alleviate any disruptions to supply following the incident at Colonial Pipeline.

DHS to hire 200 more cyber pros as Biden administration grapples with hacking threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

It's part of “the most significant hiring initiative” the department has ever undertaken, according to Alejandro Mayorkas.

UN cybercrime proposal could help autocrats stifle free speech, rights group says

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

Many cybercrime laws aren't really about cybercrime.

CISA used new subpoena power to contact US companies vulnerable to hacking

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

It’s an authority the agency has long sought as CISA officials struggled to communicate with some vendors .

Before SolarWinds, US officials say SVR began stealthily targeting cloud services in 2018

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

U.S. officials have now released multiple public advisories on alleged SVR hacking tools.

Biden administration unveils plan to defend electric sector from cyberattacks

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

The Department of Energy is buckling down with a 100-day plan.