Tags Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Elizabeth Warren wants to overhaul U.S. election security

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who is running for president in 2020, wants to replace outdated voting systems with voter-verified paper ballot machines, mandate voting equipment be paid for by the federal government, and require risk-limiting audits before elections take place.

After remote-code test, DHS sounds the alarm on BlueKeep

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Microsoft and the NSA already have sounded the alarm. DHS said it was able to use BlueKeep to execute remote code on a computer running Microsoft Windows 2000.

CISA's Krebs: Request for border volunteers won’t have operational impact on agency

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Only one or two of the agency’s cybersecurity-focused employees have volunteered so far, according to DHS's Chris Krebs.

Citing data security concerns, DHS warns industry of Chinese-made drones

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The U.S. warnings about Chinese-developed technology continue.

White House executive order sets path for ban on Huawei

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday intended to prevent U.S. companies from conducting business with the Chinese-based tech giant.

Ongoing state-sponsored DNS hijacking campaign has compromised 40 entities

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Using the DNS records, attackers are capable of rerouting user traffic and stealing credentials from what appears to be a legitimate website.

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