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Former officials buck White House adviser's comments about government hacking
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
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
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
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
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
Karen Evans, the former head of federal IT under President George W. Bush, told CyberScoop she hopes to serve in Donald Trump's administration.