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DHS official briefs senators on state ransomware threats in classified meeting

by Sean Lyngaas • 24 hours ago

Wednesday’s briefing reportedly cited an August ransomware incident that affected 23 local governments across Texas.

Citing security concerns, senators call on White House to appoint coordinator for 5G issues

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The senators are worried that the vast federal bureaucracy is dealing with 5G issues in a fragmented manner.

With workforce in mind, bipartisan bill proposes incentives for cybersecurity education, and more

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

The HACKED Act is the work of the top Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Commerce Committee.

Republican congressman warns of mobile threats following SCIF storming

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

“The fact is, [hackers have] been trying to hack my phone,” Rep. Mike Rogers told reporters after speaking at CyberTalks.

DHS asks Congress for subpoena authority to contact vulnerable asset owners

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The move is an attempt to speed up the process by which DHS interacts with critical infrastructure companies on the front lines of hacking threats.

Security clearance background checks should take three days, Rep. Will Hurd says

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

“I never thought I would have to work on such a basic issue as this," the Texas Republican says about the federal security clearance process, which is still working on a large backlog of applications.

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