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The latest attempt by the State Department to set behavior norms

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

The State Department has released guidelines for developing an array of consequences that Washington can impose on adversaries to ward off cyberattacks.

In war against botnets, manufacturers need to step up, report says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

Zombie computer armies are also too easy for attackers to assemble, the tools to mitigate them are too seldom employed, and the market hasn't given companies much reason to try harder, the federal government says.

OMB slams agencies on cyber risk, calls for 'bold' new approaches

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

Nearly three quarters of 96 agencies reviewed by federal officials have cybersecurity programs that are either “at risk” or at “high risk."

Lawmakers look to fortify federal cyber defenses ahead of 2018 midterms

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

A bipartisan pair of House lawmakers have introduced legislation aimed at strengthening U.S. infrastructure ahead of midterm elections this fall.

The small government agency creating a policy to stop botnets

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

A Trump administration initiative to reduce the threat from botnets is using a novel policymaking tool developed by an obscure federal agency.

OMB sees risk management efforts slowly coming to fruition

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

U.S. officials are finally starting to get the real time situational awareness cybersecurity data they need, a federal advisory panel was told Wednesday.