Tags Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Senate hearing on SolarWinds hack lays bare US shortcomings, remaining mysteries

by Tim Starks • 2 days ago

Fundamental questions, like how the SolarWinds hackers got into its systems from the start, still aren't answered.

Tim Maurer takes front office DHS cybersecurity job advising Mayorkas

by Tim Starks • 1 week ago

Tim Maurer has focused on cybersecurity in the international and financial services spheres.

Investigators suggest hackers exploited weak password security to breach Florida water facility

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

An outdated operating system might also share blame.

Ex-government officials urge US to take action to avoid another SolarWinds-style hack

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Top security leaders testified in front of the House Homeland Security Committee's first cyber-focused hearing of 2021, with the SolarWinds hack taking center stage.

Congress is starting to move on more cyber bills, even if few become law

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

Maybe lawmakers are getting more comfortable with the topic, or maybe they're just chasing headlines.

Senate confirms cybersecurity-focused Alejandro Mayorkas as DHS secretary

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

“The cybersecurity of our nation [will be] one of my highest priorities,” Mayorkas said in his confirmation hearing.

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