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As China tensions mount, U.S. officials outline efforts to combat economic espionage

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

"The [Chinese] playbook is simple: rob, replicate, and replace,” a top Justice Department official alleged.

The key to protecting the midterms is resilience for election systems, experts say

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

DHS's top cybersecurity official, Chris Krebs, says he's "a little nervous" about the midterms, but he and his peers argue that the country is more prepared to deal with the threat of interference.

DHS's top cyber office is about to get a name that reflects its mission

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 months ago

The CISA act would rebrand NPPD, giving it a more cyber-relevant name and cementing the office into law.

Senator asks DHS what it's learning from key email-security measure

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

Sen. Ron Wyden has asked the Department of Homeland Security how it is turning the implementation of an important email security protocol at federal civilian agencies into “actionable cyber intelligence” to guard against hackers.

DHS vulnerability scanning program offline after Virginia office loses power

by Greg Otto • 7 months ago

A number of high-priority DHS programs focused on cybersecurity are operating at backup locations or have been knocked completely offline, multiple sources tell CyberScoop.

Two Democratic campaigns hit with DDoS attacks in recent months

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

Hackers launched targeted distributed-denial-of-service attacks (DDoS) against at least two different municipal-level democratic political campaigns involved in recent primary races.

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