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Ex-government officials urge US to take action to avoid another SolarWinds-style hack

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

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

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

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

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

Informally known as the "Cyber Peace Institute," the organization plans to act as a neutral arbiter that calls out bad behavior on the internet.

Former U.S. officials call for transparency in cybersecurity of 2020 census

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 years ago

The officials cite worries stemming from the seemingly never-ending stream of news about cybersecurity threats.

Kaspersky Lab was blocked from joining this U.S.-based cyberthreat information sharing group

by Chris Bing • 4 years ago

The Cyber Threat Alliance denied Kaspersky entry into the group due to the group's president, former cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel, weighing on information he was privy to during his time in the Obama administration.

What needs to change with the government's vulnerability disclosure process

by Jeff Stone • 4 years ago

Michael Daniel, president of the Cyber Threat Alliance and former U.S. cybersecurity coordinator, talks with Greg Otto about calls for the government to change its vulnerabilities equities process. 

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