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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 month 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 • 2 months ago

We thought the week before Vegas would be quiet.

DHS vulnerability scanning program offline after Virginia office loses power

by Greg Otto • 2 months 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 • 2 months 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.

Senate panel advances Krebs nomination to lead NPPD

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

Christopher Krebs’s nomination, which President Donald Trump made in February, now goes to the Senate floor for a vote.

DHS security unit makes another big hire from elsewhere in government

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

The National Protection and Programs Directorate has hired Daniel Kroese, the chief of staff for Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe, as a senior adviser.