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Why the Biden administration needs a National Cyber Director more than ever

by Camille Stewart • 2 days ago

Coordination on cyber is best served by elevating leadership from a coordinator, codifying the role and responsibilities.

TikTok gets extensions on US sale order, ban enforcement

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

TikTok has received two U.S. government reprieves in as many days.

US sanctions Russian government institution in connection with Trisis malware

by Tim Starks, Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The sanctions mark the first time any government has publicly connected Trisis to Russia.

US Treasury sanctions 5 Iranian organizations for alleged election influence operations

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

It’s part of a broader federal effort to push back on foreign influence operations less than two weeks from Election Day.

Operator of bitcoin 'mixers' that served dark web markets faces $60 million FinCEN penalty

by Joe Warminsky • 1 month ago

It's the first action of its kind by FinCEN, which assessed that the Helix and Coin Ninja services failed to file suspicious activity reports and follow other financial rules.

US advisory meant to clarify ransomware payments only spotlights widespread uncertainty

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

Some worry that OFAC didn't anticipate a bilzzard of potential unindented consequences.

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