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Ex-DHS official on PPD-20 repeal: Consider potential blowback to private sector

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

Suzanne Spaulding says the U.S. government should carefully consider the potential private-sector repercussions of conducting offensive cyber operations.

Chinese spy extradited to U.S. on economic espionage charges

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

A Chinese intelligence official has been extradited to the U.S. to face charges of economic espionage, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday.

DOJ official: Whether they're extradited or not, indicting foreign hackers is important

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Whether or not foreign government hackers see the inside of a U.S. courtroom, indicting them is key to American deterrence policy, Adam Hickey said.

Justice Department charges 7 Russian intelligence officers

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The Department of Justice on Thursday announced criminal charges against seven Russian military officers, the latest move in an ongoing U.S. law enforcement effort to crackdown on Kremlin hacking.

White House announces federal cyber strategy, vows to go on offensive

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The White House on Thursday announced a new governmentwide cybersecurity strategy in an effort to raise federal network defenses but also go on the offensive more when U.S. interests are threatened.

Trump’s executive order designed to 'counter the visuals of Helsinki'

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

A top State Department official says President Donald Trump’s new executive order combats the reactions from his remarks earlier this summer.

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