Tags Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

U.S. Cyber Command simulated a seaport cyberattack to test digital readiness

by Shannon Vavra • 5 days ago

The simulation also included officials from throughout the U.S. government and from allied partners to emphasize stronger coordination.

Why Cyber Command’s latest warning is a win for the government's information sharing efforts

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

New details uncovered by CyberScoop show how much coordination went into Cyber Command's public VirusTotal upload of an Iran-linked tool.

Elizabeth Warren wants to overhaul U.S. election security

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who is running for president in 2020, wants to replace outdated voting systems with voter-verified paper ballot machines, mandate voting equipment be paid for by the federal government, and require risk-limiting audits before elections take place.

Senate investigation finds agencies 'unprepared' to protect Americans' data

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

Lessons from the 2015 OPM hack still haven’t been heeded, according to a Senate subcommittee.

After remote-code test, DHS sounds the alarm on BlueKeep

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Microsoft and the NSA already have sounded the alarm. DHS said it was able to use BlueKeep to execute remote code on a computer running Microsoft Windows 2000.

House bill would boost CISA funding by $335 million

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

DHS's CISA welcomed the funding and support from Congress.

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