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Biden budget seeks $750 million to respond to SolarWinds compromises, plus billions more for cyber

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The proposal includes $9.8 billion for federal civilian agency cybersecurity, which excludes even more cyber funding at the Defense Department.

White House to nominate NSA vets Chris Inglis, Jen Easterly as national cyber director, CISA chief

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The nominations come as the Biden administration continues to grapple with two high-profile hacking operations linked to Russia and China.

Biden administration mulls software security grades after SolarWinds

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

A senior administration official cited initiatives in New York City and Singapore.

Is Congress finally ready to pass meaningful ransomware legislation?

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

As ransomware attacks afflict every part of the country, lawmakers might be feeling them in their congressional districts, too.

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

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

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

Watchdog suggests State Department should have used 'evidence' to explain new cyber bureau

by Tim Starks • 5 months ago

Slides and a memo weren't enough to justify the proposal, the GAO said.