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DHS official briefs senators on state ransomware threats in classified meeting
Wednesday’s briefing reportedly cited an August ransomware incident that affected 23 local governments across Texas.
Senators want answers on State Department's glaring cybersecurity gaps
The bipartisan group is particularly focused on the department's lack of multi-factor authentication.
Senators call for DOJ investigation of Fancy Bear’s ‘CyberCaliphate’ ruse
A bipartisan pair of senators is calling on the Department of Justice to investigate the alleged harassment of U.S. military families by Russian government hackers posing as Islamic State sympathizers.
Senators introduce bipartisan bill to improve Internet of Things cybersecurity
A new bill introduced in the Senate by Democrat Mark Warner and Republican Cory Gardner would establish a new set of cybersecurity standards for companies that hope to sell so-called "Internet of Things," or IoT, devices — like internet connected sensors or wearables — to federal agencies.
Bill would launch cybersecurity grant program for state and local governments
Proposed legislation establishing a DHS grant program to bolster cybersecurity for state and local government IT networks faces a steep climb in Congress, but its backers say the need is urgent.
Superstar cybersecurity committee proposed by senators
A new bipartisan bill introduced to the Senate Wednesday hopes to bring about a “Select Committee on Cybersecurity,” which is designed to act as a central entity overseeing cybersecurity efforts across multiple federal agencies.