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Former officials buck White House adviser's comments about government hacking

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

A top White House official says the U.S. government cannot rely on offensive cyber operations to deter foreign hackers from attacking American computer networks.

Justice Department waves legislative stick at tech sector over encryption

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

It's the first time the Trump administration has suggested it might try to impose a legislative solution to the problem law enforcement faces of increased use of end-to-end encryption.

Trump budget would decimate DHS's scientific research arm

by Shaun Waterman • 5 months ago

The Trump administration's budget plan calls for large, painful cuts to the Department of Homeland Security's scientific research and development programs. Critics say it will hamper DHS's ability to develop cybersecurity technologies.

Trump will call for private sector war on botnets, aide says

by Shaun Waterman • 7 months ago

One of the president's early cybersecurity actions will be a public call for internet companies to collaborate to stop the massive networks of compromised computer hardware weaponized by hackers.

Cyber EO out in a week or so, says exec briefed by White House

by Shaun Waterman • 8 months ago

Former IBM CEO Sam Palmisano says the White House is seeking feedback on a new draft of the cybersecurity policy executive order.

Bush's federal IT chief hopes for role in Trump administration

by Shaun Waterman • 8 months ago

Karen Evans, the former head of federal IT under President George W. Bush, told CyberScoop she hopes to serve in Donald Trump's administration.

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