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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month 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.

Trump administration touts 'extensive, historic' actions to secure elections

by Ryan Duffy • 3 months ago

On Thursday, National Security Adviser John Bolton issued a strong defense of President Trump’s “extensive, historic” efforts to strengthen the security of U.S. elections.

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

by Ryan Duffy • 4 months 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 • 6 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 • 8 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 • 11 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.

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