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State to gain more ability to monitor DOD cyber ops under White House agreement
The White House has reached consensus between State and Defense on how to pare back NSPM-13's precedent-setting delegation of authority to the DOD.
Biden administration is studying whether to scale back Trump-era cyber authorities at DOD
The Biden administration is considering revising the Trump-era policy that gave broad cyber authorities to the Department of Defense and Cyber Command.
Feds likely to miss deadline for strengthening encryption, multifactor authentication
The May executive order was drafted as a result of the SolarWinds cyber-espionage campaign.
Ex-government officials urge US to take action to avoid another SolarWinds-style hack
Top security leaders testified in front of the House Homeland Security Committee's first cyber-focused hearing of 2021, with the SolarWinds hack taking center stage.
White House activates cyber emergency response under Obama-era directive
The process establishes a Cyber Unified Coordination Group (UCG) that is intended to help the U.S. government coordinate multiple agencies' responses to an event like the SolarWinds breach.
Microsoft, Hewlett Foundation preparing to launch nonprofit that calls out cyberattacks
Informally known as the "Cyber Peace Institute," the organization plans to act as a neutral arbiter that calls out bad behavior on the internet.