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Feds plan to use SecureDrop as a vulnerability reporting portal

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The plan is for DEF CON to host the servers for the vulnerability reporting, acting as a bridge between hackers and the government.

From exploits to honeypots: How the security community is preparing for BlueKeep’s moment of truth

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

“Every CISO right now should have a plan already written down to deal with BlueKeep once the exploit starts surfacing."

DHS assessment of foreign VPN apps finds security risk real, data lacking

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

"[N]ation-state actors have demonstrated intent and capability to leverage VPN services...for malicious purposes,” according to CISA"s Chris Krebs.

CISA's Krebs: Request for border volunteers won’t have operational impact on agency

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Only one or two of the agency’s cybersecurity-focused employees have volunteered so far, according to DHS's Chris Krebs.

White House executive order sets path for ban on Huawei

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday intended to prevent U.S. companies from conducting business with the Chinese-based tech giant.

Election tech vendors say they're securing their systems. Does anyone believe them?

by Greg Otto • 4 months ago

Election tech companies are telling the world they are fixing their cybersecurity issues. Will the changes they make satisfy everyone ahead of 2020?

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