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Former U.S. officials call for transparency in cybersecurity of 2020 census
The officials cite worries stemming from the seemingly never-ending stream of news about cybersecurity threats.
As defense bill approaches finish line, future of Chinese company ZTE hangs in the balance
When the House and Senate sit down next week to iron out differences in an annual must-pass defense bill, the fate of Chinese telecom ZTE may be a key wedge issue.
Senators want Commerce to help U.S. firms ditch ZTE
A bipartisan trio of senators have asked the Commerce Department to clarify that U.S. companies are welcome to remove products from their networks made by ZTE.
House panel rejects call for cyberthreat report on ZTE amid possible Trump deal
On the heels of a reported U.S. deal with embattled Chinese telecom company ZTE, American lawmakers rejected a measure that would have directed the Department of Homeland Security to provide more information on any cybersecurity risks posed by the company.
In war against botnets, manufacturers need to step up, report says
Zombie computer armies are also too easy for attackers to assemble, the tools to mitigate them are too seldom employed, and the market hasn't given companies much reason to try harder, the federal government says.
McAfee pushes government to craft improved cybersecurity game plans
In the face of malware's growth in both category and character, government experts joined private sector leaders Thursday to formulate better ways to tackle cybersecurity challenges.