Budget would boost DHS cyber efforts in NCCIC, CDM
President Trump's budget proposal, unveiled Tuesday, would boost spending on the Department of Homeland Security's 24-hour digital-attack watch center by almost $50 million and more than double the funding for a governmentwide online security tools program to $279 million.
Sen. Warner wants action on WannaCry patching from DHS, OMB
Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, of Virginia, has written to federal officials asking for details about how agencies patched their systems to protect them against the fast-spreading WannaCry ransomware.
Researchers: WannaCry ransomware shares code with North Korean malware
The link is important, but shared code is not the same as attribution, experts warned.
DHS dominates government infosec awards
Workforce issues were highlighted as the Department of Homeland Security the winners' list Wednesday night at the U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Awards ceremony.
Cyber experts tell Congress that if companies can't hack back, maybe the feds should
Corporate cybersecurity experts told senators that the U.S. government should launch offensive cyber-missions against hackers who attack and steal information from American companies.
DHS: More authority needed to secure mobile networks
The Department of Homeland Security lacks the authorities it needs over mobile telephone networks to properly do its job of securing federal IT systems against hackers, according to a new report.