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Congressional pressure builds for White House to share classified cyber authorizations

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

The House voted in favor of ordering the Trump administration to release the classified memorandum that made it easier for the Pentagon to run offense cyber-operations against U.S. adversaries.

Trump emphasizes federal cybersecurity workforce, education programs in new executive order

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

The goal is to build a “superior cybersecurity workforce,” one senior Trump administration official said.

Classified data key to new acquisition approach, Federal CISO says

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The new regime contrasts from previous “Whac-A-Mole” approaches that were confined to the unclassified space, Grant Schneider said.

U.S. Cyber Command has shifted its definition of success

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

The success of Cyber Command can be measured in actions taken by other government agencies, according to a top command official.

Ex-DHS official on PPD-20 repeal: Consider potential blowback to private sector

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

Suzanne Spaulding says the U.S. government should carefully consider the potential private-sector repercussions of conducting offensive cyber operations.

White House announces federal cyber strategy, vows to go on offensive

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

The White House on Thursday announced a new governmentwide cybersecurity strategy in an effort to raise federal network defenses but also go on the offensive more when U.S. interests are threatened.

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