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

by Tonya Riley • 1 week ago

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 • 2 years ago

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 • 3 years ago

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 • 3 years ago

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 • 4 years ago

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

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