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Colonial Pipeline CEO says company didn't have plan for potential ransomware attack

by Tonya Riley

Colonial Pipeline did not have guidance in place on how to handle a ransom demand by cybercriminals, its CEO acknowledged in a Senate hearing.

DHS official briefs senators on state ransomware threats in classified meeting

by Sean Lyngaas, Benjamin Freed

Wednesday’s briefing reportedly cited an August ransomware incident that affected 23 local governments across Texas.

Senators question vulnerability disclosure process after Spectre and Meltdown stumbles

by Sean Lyngaas

U.S. senators expressed concern that shortcomings in the industry-led process for disclosing software and hardware bugs could rear their head again.

Senate panel gives go-ahead to bill that would hit reset on DHS

by Zaid Shoorbajee

The bill would reorganize NPPD into a dedicated cyber agency, among other cybersecurity-oriented moves.

Bill would create bug bounty program inside DHS

by Greg Otto

The bill would create programs similar to initiatives at DOD and GSA.

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