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Hoarding threat information 'not a competitive advantage,' DHS official tells corporate leaders

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Bradford Willke cited the December 2015 blackout in Ukraine, caused by hackers linked with Russia, as a cautionary tale in information-hoarding.

Mock grid, real threats: DARPA borrows an island for a cyberattack drill

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

For the first week of November, Plum Island was the guinea pig for a decidedly 21st-century threat: cyberattacks that could hamstring the power grid.

DHS head: 'Relentless resilience' will drive collaboration on cybersecurity

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 month ago

Nielsen said DHS plans to use a newly established critical infrastructure hub to focus on the resilience of 'essential functions.'

The key to protecting the midterms is resilience for election systems, experts say

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

DHS's top cybersecurity official, Chris Krebs, says he's "a little nervous" about the midterms, but he and his peers argue that the country is more prepared to deal with the threat of interference.

Ransomware hits computer networks of North Carolina water utility

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The utility has vowed not to pay a ransom for the attack, which will force the company to rebuild its computer systems.

DHS partnership with service providers gives high-risk industries more visibility of cyberthreats

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 months ago

Enhanced Cybersecurity Service providers offer industry CEOs, government officials and top IT executives unique access to national threat intelligence, new report says

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