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US to increase scrutiny on cryptocurrency, federal contractors in effort to slow hacking
DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco spelled out the plans at separate events.
Justice Department adds fellowship program to boost legal efforts against cybercrime
U.S. prosecutors are keeping busy with ransomware attacks, money laundering and similar issues.
Justice Department orders prosecutors to more closely track ransomware, share case information
The goal is to have a clearer view of extortion attempts occurring in every state, and any progress that’s being made in tracking down the perpetrators.
Justice Department launches review of cyber policies after ransomware, supply chain scourges
It's an acknowledgement that, despite indictments and arrests, cyberthreats to U.S. organizations are unrelenting.
Biden transition fills some top cybersecurity personnel spots
President-elect Joe Biden's transition team this week announced White House and federal agency jobs with cybersecurity responsibilities.
DHS move on election security unlikely to survive transition
The controversial decision by the Department of Homeland Security to designate the nation's election system as "critical infrastructure" has touched off a firestorm of opposition, and the incoming Trump administration has all but promised to overturn it.