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DHS cyber incubator graduates malware 'playback' tech

by Shaun Waterman • 2 weeks ago

The technology, REnigma, allows network defenders to quickly see exactly how an attack unfolded and work out how best to recover, TTP Program Manager Nadia Carlsten told CyberScoop.

Cybersecurity doubts may spook voters in future elections

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

The doubts are sharpest when it comes to the ability of state and local election authorities to defend against a cyberattack.

DHS inspector general: Georgia's election systems weren't hacked

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

The Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general has concluded that the department did not breach Georgia’s voting system, according to a letter issued to Congress on Monday.

State election officials resisted federal cybersecurity assistance during 2016 election

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Eventually "33 states and 36 cities and counties" used DHS tools to scan for vulnerabilities or ask for advice by election day 2016.

Top Democrat wants 'full scope' of foreign hacking against election systems publicly disclosed

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The Intelligence committee will hold an open hearing on foreign hacking on Wednesday.

Question for states: Why isn't more DHS grant money funneled to cybersecurity?

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

A House bill to reauthorize the Department of Homeland Security includes a requirement to study why state and local governments have not been using homeland security grant programs to fill the large gaps in their cybersecurity defenses.

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