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US to increase scrutiny on cryptocurrency, federal contractors in effort to slow hacking

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco spelled out the plans at separate events.

TSA pushes more cybersecurity mandates on critical pipeline owners, emphasizing ransomware

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

It's the second set of requirements TSA has issued since the momentous Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack.

A plan to label companies vulnerable to hacking is set to spark debate on Capitol Hill

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

The idea involves a mix of government goodies in exchange for vital infrastructure owners meeting cybersecurity standards.

IRS, GAO at odds over cybersecurity requirements on tax preparers

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

IRS says it needs congressional action. The GAO disagrees.

TSA cyber requirements would fine pipeline operators for lax security practices

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

It’s a big shift to the federal approach to pipeline security.

TSA to issue cyber directive for pipeline operators following Colonial ransomware attack

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

It's another sign that Biden administration officials believe the status quo for federal cyber protections for critical infrastructure is untenable