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

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks 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 • 1 month 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 • 1 month 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 • 2 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?

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months 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 • 3 months 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.

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