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Lawmakers, tech vendors fight over election cybersecurity efforts

by Chris Bing • 4 days ago

Lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on election technology vendors to be more responsive to federal officials. The companies said they're being as transparent as possible.

In private briefings, U.S. government raises concerns over Huawei and ZTE

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

The briefings are similar to the way the government handed information regarding Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab.

White House taps Karen Evans as assistant Energy secretary for cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Karen Evans, a veteran of federal IT security, to be assistant secretary of Energy for cybersecurity, energy security and emergency response.

Sen. Wyden blocks Krebs nomination over Stingray demands

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The Democratic senator wants more from DHS on Stingray use in the United States before he pushes to have Krebs confirmed.

The NSA now officially has a new chief

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Gen. Paul Nakasone, an experienced military leader with a unique background in cyber-operations and intelligence gathering, will be the next person to take on the "dual hat" role atop the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command.

Zuckerberg: Facebook warned campaigns in 2016 about Russian hackers

by Mark Satter • 3 months ago

Facebook directly notified campaigns in the U.S. 2016 election that they were targets of Russian hackers, CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed while testifying before the Senate today.

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