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Government website encryption needs help from DHS, Sen. Wyden says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Despite significant improvements to government website encryption, some metadata is still transmitted insecurely, the Oregon Democrat said.

Wyden: Tech company has told multiple senators of foreign hacking attempts

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

A major tech company has informed “a number of senators and Senate staff members” that hackers have targeted their personal email accounts, according to Sen. Ron Wyden.

Senators want answers on State Department's glaring cybersecurity gaps

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

The bipartisan group is particularly focused on the department's lack of multi-factor authentication.

T-Mobile breach exposes data on 2 million customers

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Hackers have breached T-Mobile servers, exposing personal information on roughly 2 million customers, the mobile carrier has confirmed.

Senator asks DHS what it's learning from key email-security measure

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Sen. Ron Wyden has asked the Department of Homeland Security how it is turning the implementation of an important email security protocol at federal civilian agencies into “actionable cyber intelligence” to guard against hackers.

Wyden asks federal agencies to ditch Adobe Flash

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The senator wants agencies charged with issuing federal cybersecurity guidance to get Flash off of government systems before 2020.

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