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Budget would boost DHS cyber efforts in NCCIC, CDM

by Shaun Waterman • 20 hours ago

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

by Shaun Waterman • 1 week ago

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

The link is important, but shared code is not the same as attribution, experts warned.

DHS dominates government infosec awards

by Shaun Waterman • 2 weeks ago

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

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

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

by Shaun Waterman • 3 weeks ago

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.

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