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As defense bill approaches finish line, future of Chinese company ZTE hangs in the balance

by Ryan Duffy • 2 weeks ago

When the House and Senate sit down next week to iron out differences in an annual must-pass defense bill, the fate of Chinese telecom ZTE may be a key wedge issue.

Trump sends cyberwar strategy to Congress

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The document outlines how the Trump administration will tackle some of the field’s most vexing issues – including launching hacking operations and deterring adversaries.

U.S. and U.K. blame Russia for infamous 'NotPetya' cyberattacks

by Michelai Graham • 5 months ago

The U.S. and United Kingdom's governments are blaming the Russian military for a famous cyberattack that took place last June.

Watchdog complains about consultant helping Nielsen's DHS confirmation

by Shaun Waterman • 8 months ago

A nonprofit government ethics watchdog is calling for an investigation into potential violations of federal laws and ethics regulations by DHS Nominee Kirstjen Nielsen, following CyberScoop reports that a consultant representing companies with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake had volunteered to help run her confirmation preparation.

Democrats call for watchdog to probe 'glitzy' DHS nomination party

by Shaun Waterman • 9 months ago

The inspector general at the Department of Homeland Security should investigate a "glitzy ceremony" held to celebrate the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen as DHS secretary, says the top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee.

Bossert doubtful on 'cyber moonshot,' preferring to focus on risk management

by Shaun Waterman • 9 months ago

The problem with a "moonshot" is that it implies an end-state where the goal has been reached, White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert said Tuesday.

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