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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 days 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 • 1 week 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 • 1 week ago

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

Nielsen: DHS to quicken bad-actor alerts in run-up to Election Day

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

DHS will be much faster to alert state officials if their computer networks are being probed by hackers this election season compared to 2016, according to Kirstjen Nielsen.

DHS drone data left vulnerable, audit finds

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

While the Department of Homeland Security has looked to step up its use of drones to patrol the southern border, lax security policies have left the collected data vulnerable, a new audit finds.

Proofpoint: One month out from deadline, half of agency domains are DMARC compliant

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 month ago

Proofpoint predicts that no more than 70 percent will have full DMARC implementation by the Oct. 16 deadline.

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