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Federal agencies are failing to protect sensitive data, Senate report finds

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

Seven agencies use systems that no longer receive software updates from their vendor.

US government launches plans to cut cybercriminals off from cryptocurrency

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

The State Department is also offering up to $10 million for tips that help track down nation-sponsored hackers who attack critical infrastructure.

Watchdog suggests State Department should have used 'evidence' to explain new cyber bureau

by Tim Starks • 9 months ago

Slides and a memo weren't enough to justify the proposal, the GAO said.

Lawmakers want more transparency on SolarWinds breach from State, VA

by Shannon Vavra • 10 months ago

Congress wants details.

Biden takes aim at Trump, Russia over SolarWinds breach

by Tim Starks • 10 months ago

The president-elect faulted Trump's handling of the fallout from the cyber-espionage campaign and said he should name the culprit, which Biden said was likely Russia.

GAO criticizes rollout of two key Trump administration cyber initiatives

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

In the face of persistent cyberthreats, the White House effort to fix important U.S. security weaknesses risks coming up short, GAO says.