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Foreign VPN apps need a close look from DHS, senators say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

If the U.S. intelligence community worries about Huawei and Kaspersky, DHS should worry about federal government use of certain foreign VPN apps, says Sens. Marco Rubio and Ron Wyden.

Congress must do more in fight against global cybercrime, advocacy group says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

U.S. investments in stemming cybercrime at home and abroad are falling short, according to the think tank Third Way.

Senators ask Trump administration how badly shutdown hurt federal cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Just how bad is the damage from the government shutdown? Senators want to know.

Rep. Langevin: We need a DHS briefing to understand extent of DNS hijacking threat

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

“We need to understand the scope of this action and how many agencies were actually affected,” Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., told CyberScoop.

Senators worry that new D.C. Metro railcars could carry cyber risk

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The lawmakers exhorted the subway system's leadership to “take the necessary steps to mitigate growing cyber risks" to new railcars that could be produced by a Chinese company.

Lawmakers ask DHS to take action on pipeline cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Operators of the nation’s 2.7 million miles of pipelines have grappled with cybersecurity risk as their infrastructure becomes more digitized.

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