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Report: John Kelly's personal phone was compromised for months

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

The compromise, which may extend as far back as Dec. 2016, left his cell phone not working properly for months. He failed to report the malfunctions until last month.

Rudy Giuliani has had virtually no input on U.S. cybersecurity policy

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

Giuliani's so-called "cyber working group," a vague advisory committee officially announced by Trump's presidential transition team in early January, is rarely in contact with White House staff.

Ray Kelly, Elaine Duke on short list for Homeland Security secretary

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

The White House is close to naming a replacement for retired U.S. Marine Gen. John Kelly as homeland security secretary, officials tell CyberScoop.

Top Democrat wants 'full scope' of foreign hacking against election systems publicly disclosed

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

The Intelligence committee will hold an open hearing on foreign hacking on Wednesday.

Lawmakers fret over proposed budget cuts to some DHS cyber programs

by Shaun Waterman • 4 months ago

During two days of hearings on Capitol Hill, lawmakers generally said they were pleased so far with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, but several from both parties expressed concern about the impact of proposed budget cuts on some DHS cybersecurity programs.

Leaked NSA hacking report ratchets up pressure on local election officials

by Shaun Waterman • 4 months ago

Despite new evidence from a leaked NSA report that Russian hackers sought to compromise state and local election technology, the officials in charge are still vigorously opposing the federal designation of their polling systems as critical infrastructure.

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