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Officials: U.S. should share threat info on — but not blacklist — Kaspersky products

by Shaun Waterman • 2 weeks ago

Both current and former officials say the government needs to take a different approach with Kaspersky's products.

Trump adviser proposes broader cybersecurity oversight for private-sector critical infrastructure

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

The U.S. government may have a more extensive role to play in defending computer networks belonging specifically to American critical infrastructure companies, according to White House Homeland Security Adviser Thomas Bossert, although most are owned and operated by the private sector.

Trump advisers: key industries need separate systems in wake of cataclysmic event

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

Special communications networks for the most critical industries would guard against a major cyberattack, an advisory panel said.

DHS, election officials begin work to protect voting systems ahead of 2018 elections

by Cassie Stephenson • 2 months ago

State election officials concerned about timeliness and funding as the government rolls out the DHS plan to implement election systems as “critical infrastructure."

Leaked NSA hacking report ratchets up pressure on local election officials

by Shaun Waterman • 4 months ago

Despite new evidence from a leaked NSA report that Russian hackers sought to compromise state and local election technology, the officials in charge are still vigorously opposing the federal designation of their polling systems as critical infrastructure.

With flexibility in mind, NIST unveils latest draft of cyber framework

by Shaun Waterman • 4 months ago

The new version of the federal Cybersecurity Framework being drafted at the National Institute of Standards and Technology will be "backwards compatible."

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