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Here's what the newly signed NDAA means for cybersecurity

by Chris Bing • 5 days ago

President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Tuesday, approving the $700 billion spending bill designed to fund the U.S. military and its various cybersecurity-focused initiatives.

Lawmakers demand answers from Uber after massive data breach

by cyber_admin • 3 weeks ago

A group of senators want answers from Uber regarding a data breach that exposed personal information on 57 million users.

Senators urged to question DHS nominee Nielsen's management experience

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

There's one topic many observers are hoping the Senate Homeland Committee will ask about: whether Nielsen has padded her resume based on her time as DHS chief of staff.

'Sherpa' leading Nielsen DHS confirmation effort is lobbyist tied to agency contractors

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

A lobbyist working for companies that have business in front of DHS is prepping Kirstjen Nielsen for her confirmation hearings — an unprecedented role that's causing consternation among some administration officials.

Wyden demands answers from telecom giants, NSA over SS7 vulnerabilities

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is demanding to know how America's largest telecommunications companies plan to stop hackers from exploiting vulnerabilities in an outdated mobile-data transfer framework that remains fundamental to how cellphones function.

Congress invites Eugene Kaspersky to address claims about his company's products

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

“We want the government, our users and the public to fully understand that having Russian roots does not make us guilty,” Eugene Kaspersky wrote in June.

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