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Trump chairs election-security meeting as Democrats call for strategy

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

The administration says it is taking a "whole-of-government approach" to secure election systems in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and territories.

White House makes Grant Schneider the top cybersecurity official in government

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

Veteran government IT official Grant Schneider will serve as federal chief information security officer, an influential policy role, OMB announced Thursday.

Bolton reshuffle continues: Trump selects Coast Guard official as new homeland security adviser

by Ryan Duffy • 9 months ago

The Trump administration has picked Coast Guard Rear Adm. Doug Fears as its new homeland security adviser. Fears has over 30 years of experience in the Coast Guard and at the National Security Council.

Senators urge John Bolton to reinstate NSC cyber position

by Ryan Duffy • 9 months ago

Senators expressed concern that eliminating the role “will lead to a lack of unified focus against cyber threats.”

National Security Council delays publication of cyber strategy over inclusion of 'offensive' measures

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

The strategy's visible outline was supposed to be released last Friday, but was held up after an NSC member requested it be postponed.

Possible Kaspersky sanctions meet resistance inside U.S. government

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

Officials are worried that sanctions could set a dangerous precedent for global behavior on the internet.

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