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Trump taps DOE veteran to head Homeland Security research arm

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

President Trump plans to nominate William Bryan, an experienced critical infrastructure specialist, to lead the Department of Homeland Security's R&D arm.

FireEye denies 'hack back' claims detailed in new book

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

Mandiant is pushing back against a claim in David Sanger's new book that its researched was partly aided by 'hacking back' into Chinese government systems.

This Chinese hacking group pwned a bunch of Mongolian government sites

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

A Chinese hacking group broke into a national data center in Mongolia late last year, quietly planting malware into local government websites.

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

by Chris Bing • 1 month 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.

Flash zero-day shows up in Qatar amid geopolitical struggles

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The findings come as Qatar faces significant geopolitical struggles, including a trade blockade established by its neighbors.

Rick Perry: U.S. must use technology prowess to defend power grid

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The United States must harness its technical know-how to defend energy infrastructure from advanced hacking, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday, touting his department’s investments in cybersecurity research and development.

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