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Trisis investigator says Saudi plant outage could have been prevented

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

A researcher who responded to the attack on Saudi petrochemical plant says the initial incident was not thoroughly investigated.

House panel: Equifax breach was ‘entirely preventable’

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

Proactive security measures and better IT leadership would have done the job, congressional investigators say.

Ransomware infects hospitals in Ohio, West Virginia

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

The pair of hospitals are the latest health care organizations to be hit by ransomware.

Election exercise pairs states with intelligence community in unprecedented opportunity

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

With midterm elections less than three months away, state and local officials rolled up their sleeves to take part in the most sophisticated national-level election security exercise to date.

Capitol Hill staffers learn what really happens when there's a data breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

To try to demystify the data-breach discussion on Capitol Hill, cybersecurity firm FireEye held a quiet training session for roughly 40 Senate and House staffers last month.

U.S. industry experts call for vigilance after Trisis group goes global

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

U.S. critical infrastructure operators should be on high alert following the revelation that a hacking group that caused a Saudi industrial plant to shut down last year is targeting facilities outside of the Middle East, industry experts told CyberScoop.

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