DHS's cybersecurity office is a presidential signature away from a new name

by Greg Otto • 4 years ago

The National Protection and Programs Directorate will become the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

DHS's top cyber office is about to get a name that reflects its mission

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 years ago

The CISA act would rebrand NPPD, giving it a more cyber-relevant name and cementing the office into law.

Do we need a 'cyber 911?' A former FBI cyber agent thinks so.

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 years ago

A former FBI cyber special agent argues that the average person or business needs a quick way to get in touch with authorities to respond to cyberthreats.

Securiosity: The election security rain delay

by Greg Otto • 4 years ago

We thought the week before Vegas would be quiet.

DHS vulnerability scanning program offline after Virginia office loses power

by Greg Otto, Sean Lyngaas • 4 years ago

A number of high-priority DHS programs focused on cybersecurity are operating at backup locations or have been knocked completely offline, multiple sources tell CyberScoop.

Lawmakers, tech vendors fight over election cybersecurity efforts

by Chris Bing • 4 years ago

Lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on election technology vendors to be more responsive to federal officials. The companies said they're being as transparent as possible.