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D.C. Metro system beefs up supply-chain cybersecurity provisions for new railcars

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

U.S. senators have raised security concerns about a new Metro railcar project. The NIST cybersecurity framework will be part of the process now, the transit authority says.

Senators worry that new D.C. Metro railcars could carry cyber risk

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The lawmakers exhorted the subway system's leadership to “take the necessary steps to mitigate growing cyber risks" to new railcars that could be produced by a Chinese company.

Kaspersky Lab files for injunction in U.S. court, seeking to counter Trump administration ban

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

The Moscow-based company has filed a motion for a preliminary injunction in U.S. federal court in hopes of halting the ongoing efforts to completely remove Kaspersky Lab software from use in federal agencies.

Kaspersky Lab takes U.S. government to court over federal software ban

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

In a letter posted on the company's website, CEO Eugene Kaspersky claims DHS did not give his company due process.

Shadow Brokers return to taunt U.S. government after ransomware spread

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

A mysterious group known for publishing highly classified computer code developed by the National Security Agency returned to the limelight Tuesday with a cryptic message concerning the future release of other government hacking tools and secretive information, including “network data from Russian, Chinese, Iranian, and North Korean nuclear missile programs.”

Washington, D.C., transit cybersecurity comes under Senate scrutiny

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

After San Francisco transit was temporarily crippled by a ransomware attack in late 2016, Sen. Mark Warner is worried that Washington, D.C.'s transit authority is a high-value target whose defenses have to be kept up to date.

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