Senior Department of Energy cyber official to step down
Bruce Walker has been a key player in the department’s efforts to protect U.S. utilities from state-sponsored hacking threats.
Cyber Storm 2020 could be DHS's most rigorous drill for critical infrastructure yet
Cyber Storm, now in its seventh iteration, has grown more elaborate over the years, coinciding with real-world efforts by adversaries to probe U.S. infrastructure.
Microsoft, Hewlett Foundation preparing to launch nonprofit that calls out cyberattacks
Informally known as the "Cyber Peace Institute," the organization plans to act as a neutral arbiter that calls out bad behavior on the internet.
How the government and private sector can better defend against a cascading cyberattack
A new study identifies the missing links – in terms of authorities and collaboration – in defending against a large-scale cyberattack.
Ransomware infects hospitals in Ohio, West Virginia
The pair of hospitals are the latest health care organizations to be hit by ransomware.
Mock grid, real threats: DARPA borrows an island for a cyberattack drill
For the first week of November, Plum Island was the guinea pig for a decidedly 21st-century threat: cyberattacks that could hamstring the power grid.