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Obama administration 'not well-postured' to counter Russian election interference, Senate committee finds

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

Difficulties in understanding the full scope of the Russian cyber threat hampered the administration's response.

U.S. Cyber Command has shifted its definition of success

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

The success of Cyber Command can be measured in actions taken by other government agencies, according to a top command official.

DHS chief: We’re cracking down on hackers more than Obama did

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The U.S. government is trying to more effectively deter cyberattacks by imposing clear consequences on nation-state-linked hackers, according to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

Report: Obama admin planted cyber 'bombs' inside Russian infrastructure

by Ryan Johnston • 3 years ago

The Obama Administration reportedly planned a covert cyber operation as part of their Russian sanctions issued in December 2016 to punish Moscow for interference in the 2016 Presidential election.

Former top spy says U.S. not positioned to fight information wars in cyberspace

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

The United States lacks "a good way to respond" to informational warfare that creates fake news and then amplifies it through automated social media bots and armies of paid Internet trolls.

J. Michael Daniel, Obama's cybersecurity czar, to head industry nonprofit

by Shaun Waterman • 4 years ago

J. Michael Daniel, the career federal official who served as White House cybersecurity coordinator under President Barack Obama, will helm a nonprofit alliance founded by cybersecurity giants to better share information about cybercrime and other threats.

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