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Pence urges states to accept federal help in securing elections

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday delivered the most direct and high-profile appeal from the Trump administration to states to accept federal aid in securing election systems.

McCaul: U.S. should go on the cyber offensive if Russia hacks midterms

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

The Texas Republican is the latest lawmaker to specify that the U.S. should have a forceful response on the table.

Top State Department cyber official 'optimistic’ of U.N. deal with Russia, China

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

In an interview with CyberScoop, Robert Strayer, the State Department’s top cybersecurity official, holds forth on a possible norms agreement with China and Russia.

DHS chief: We’re cracking down on hackers more than Obama did

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The U.S. government is trying to more effectively deter cyberattacks by imposing clear consequences on nation-state-linked hackers, according to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

Senate to review fusion center plan to deter Russian cyberattacks

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee said they would consider plans offered by a Obama administration official to fight back against Russian aggression in cyberspace.

The latest attempt by the State Department to set behavior norms

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The State Department has released guidelines for developing an array of consequences that Washington can impose on adversaries to ward off cyberattacks.

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