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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

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

Microsoft: Russians targeted conservative think tanks, U.S. Senate

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The tech giant last week executed a court order and shut down six internet domains set up by the Kremlin-linked hacking group known as Fancy Bear.

Trump chairs election-security meeting as Democrats call for strategy

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The administration says it is taking a "whole-of-government approach" to secure election systems in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and territories.

Russian hackers targeted office of vulnerable Democrat

by Ryan Duffy • 5 months ago

The same outfit of Russian hackers that launched cyberattacks against U.S. targets in the 2016 election also targeted Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Miss., a red-state Democrat who faces a tough reelection bid this year.

White House floats law to shore up agencies’ digital supply chain

by Ryan Duffy • 5 months ago

The Trump administration is proposing a law to tighten up the security of computer systems that the federal government buys and uses.

Senate bill hopes to sort out supply-chain cybersecurity risks, prevent next Kaspersky drama

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

A new bipartisan Senate bill tries to get to the bottom of supply chain risk by setting up a federal acquisition council to get national-security and civilian agencies on the same page.

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