Tags Chris Krebs

DHS official sounds alarm on authoritarian states ‘operationalizing their tech sectors’

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The problem lies with foreign tech companies that are subject to government demands in opaque legal environments, he said.

DHS officials plan Europe trip to brief allies on election security, gather intel for 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

“If I can go over there and get ahead of the curve … and bring those defensive measures back to the blue team here, I think we’ll be better off for [2020],” DHS's Chris Krebs said.

No 'smoking gun' evidence coming on Huawei, NSA official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

In interviews with CyberScoop, top NSA and DHS officials explain their security concerns with 5G communications.

Democrats ask Trump administration to publish 2018 election security report

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months 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 • 3 months 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 • 3 months 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.

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