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DNC pushes employees, campaigns to embrace email security habits ahead of midterms

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Chief Technology Officer Raffi Krikorian and his team have been using a phishing simulation platform named Wombat to challenge their colleagues to spot fake malicious emails.

Senate to review fusion center plan to deter Russian cyberattacks

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee said they would consider plans offered by a Obama administration official to fight back against Russian aggression in cyberspace.

National labs will probe election tech for vulnerabilities under planned DHS program

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

The government is currently planning a cybersecurity program that would allow federally funded national scientific laboratories to privately probe and then document security flaws existing in U.S. election technology, most of which is developed and sold by private companies, according to a senior U.S. official.

Alphabet's Jigsaw offers political campaigns free DDoS protection

by Chris Bing • 4 months ago

Dubbed "Project Shield," Jigsaw's defensive software is designed to flag, filter and contain loads of malicious traffic.

Lawmakers introduce bill to save top White House cyber job after Bolton eliminated it

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

House Democrats on Tuesday introduced legislation to codify a top cybersecurity position at the White House following National Security Adviser John Bolton’s decision to eliminate the role.

Trump administration may throw out the approval process for cyberwarfare

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

The White House is looking to rescind PPD-20, a memorandum that helps guide the use of government-backed hacking operations.