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Command and control: A fight for the future of government hacking

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

A quiet but constant tug of war is raging between the intelligence community and the military over the future of U.S. Cyber Command.

Chinese hacking group resurfaces to spy on U.S. maritime firms

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

Researchers say some of the companies are related to the South China Sea territory dispute.

NSA chief ripped by Congress for cyberwar process he doesn't control

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

Neither President Donald Trump nor Secretary of Defense James Mattis has specifically directed Adm. Mike Rogers to “disrupt Russian cyberthreats where they originate."

NSA contractor pleads guilty to charge of hoarding troves of classified docs

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

A former U.S. defense contractor who spent nearly two decades mishandling classified information at the NSA and other intelligence agencies has agreed to plead guilty to a felony charge of illegal retention of national security information.

Watchdog questions DoD about Cyber Command's work with private sector, civilian agencies

by Chris Bing • 10 months ago

The role the military, intelligence community or DHS plays in stopping digital attacks aimed at the U.S. economy can appear blurred at times.

Trump adviser proposes broader cybersecurity oversight for private-sector critical infrastructure

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

The U.S. government may have a more extensive role to play in defending computer networks belonging specifically to American critical infrastructure companies, according to White House Homeland Security Adviser Thomas Bossert, although most are owned and operated by the private sector.