Tags deterrence

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days 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 days 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 • 3 weeks ago

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

With White House coordinator gone, DHS official calls for U.S. leadership on cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

In the wake of the White House’s decision to eliminate its top cybersecurity position, a Department of Homeland security official has called on the U.S. government to robustly engage on cyber policy issues on the world stage.

National Security Council delays publication of cyber strategy over inclusion of 'offensive' measures

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The strategy's visible outline was supposed to be released last Friday, but was held up after an NSC member requested it be postponed.

Trump sends cyberwar strategy to Congress

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The document outlines how the Trump administration will tackle some of the field’s most vexing issues – including launching hacking operations and deterring adversaries.

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