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White House announces federal cyber strategy, vows to go on offensive

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

The White House on Thursday announced a new governmentwide cybersecurity strategy in an effort to raise federal network defenses but also go on the offensive more when U.S. interests are threatened.

Executive order creates system for 'automatic' sanctions on foreigners interfering with U.S. elections

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

The ODNI would make initial assessments, and then DOJ and DHS would get involved. Some penalties would kick in right away if investigations uncover meddling.

Trump chairs election-security meeting as Democrats call for strategy

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The administration says it is taking a "whole-of-government approach" to secure election systems in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and territories.

Bolton reshuffle continues: Trump selects Coast Guard official as new homeland security adviser

by Ryan Duffy • 4 months ago

The Trump administration has picked Coast Guard Rear Adm. Doug Fears as its new homeland security adviser. Fears has over 30 years of experience in the Coast Guard and at the National Security Council.

Senators urge John Bolton to reinstate NSC cyber position

by Ryan Duffy • 4 months ago

Senators expressed concern that eliminating the role “will lead to a lack of unified focus against cyber threats.”

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months 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.