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Democrats ask Trump administration to publish 2018 election security report

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

2018 midterm security efforts have been hailed as a success, but some lawmakers are calling for a public report on that work in the interest of transparency.

Foreign VPN apps need a close look from DHS, senators say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

If the U.S. intelligence community worries about Huawei and Kaspersky, DHS should worry about federal government use of certain foreign VPN apps, says Sens. Marco Rubio and Ron Wyden.

DHS briefs industry on shift in Chinese hacking that 'increases the risk for all of us'

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

In a webinar for the private sector, DHS detailed how APT10 and other groups have evolved. The U.S. officials urged companies to better secure IT services that can be an avenue for stealing proprietary data.

Shutdown erodes feds' ability to set cyber strategies, say lawmaker and ex-DHS officials

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

The shutdown has stalled some of DHS’s more anticipatory work, like vulnerability assessments of critical systems and election-security initiatives.

DHS's cybersecurity office is a presidential signature away from a new name

by Greg Otto • 3 months ago

The National Protection and Programs Directorate will become the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

Tech companies offered free products to help secure the election. Now what?

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

It's becoming trendy for private companies to volunteer their services for the sake of election security. Will they help beyond 2018?

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