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Obama says he underestimated the threats posed by disinformation
Obama said the United States and other democracies helped disinformation flourish by growing complacent.
Obama administration 'not well-postured' to counter Russian election interference, Senate committee finds
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
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
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
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
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.