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DHS prepares cross-sector strategy to limit domino effects from big cyberattacks

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

A forthcoming cybersecurity strategy from the Department of Homeland Security will seek to curb “systemic risk” to critical infrastructure by helping to secure digital tools used across sectors, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said.

Microsoft-led industry group pledges to not assist government cyberattacks

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

The participant companies' principles include not helping any government mount a cyberattack against "innocent civilians and enterprises."

Cisco: Malware and encrypted traffic will challenge federal agencies

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Hackers will continue to give U.S. government agencies headaches in the coming months thanks to an evolving malware market and their use of encryption to evade detection, Cisco said in a new report.

GAO dings DHS for failing to share info on cybersecurity workforce efforts

by Michelai Graham • 4 months ago

DHS did not complete efforts to identify and assign codes to all its cybersecurity positions, according to GAO.

Case against alleged hoarder of NSA documents gets tougher for federal prosecutors

by Michelai Graham • 5 months ago

Prosecutors may be facing an uphill battle in their case against a former NSA contractor who was hoarding classified information in his Maryland home.

Winter Olympics cyberattacks meant to 'send a message'

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

Multiple cybersecurity firms now suggests that a hacking group equipped with "destructive" wiper malware may have been behind the disturbance.

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