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Alphabet's Jigsaw offers political campaigns free DDoS protection

by Chris Bing • 1 week 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 • 2 weeks 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 • 4 weeks ago

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

Microsoft-led industry group pledges to not assist government cyberattacks

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The participant companies' principles include not helping any government mount a cyberattack against "innocent civilians and enterprises."

U.S. Cyber Command chief calls for debate around hacking unit's authorities

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Lawmakers and Pentagon leadership are considering plans that could one day provide U.S. Cyber Command with additional authorities to operate outside declared war zones, two senior U.S. officials acknowledged Wednesday during an open congressional hearing.

Command and control: A fight for the future of government hacking

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

A quiet but constant tug of war is raging between the intelligence community and the military over the future of U.S. Cyber Command.

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