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D.C. Metro system beefs up supply-chain cybersecurity provisions for new railcars

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

U.S. senators have raised security concerns about a new Metro railcar project. The NIST cybersecurity framework will be part of the process now, the transit authority says.

Senators worry that new D.C. Metro railcars could carry cyber risk

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The lawmakers exhorted the subway system's leadership to “take the necessary steps to mitigate growing cyber risks" to new railcars that could be produced by a Chinese company.

Time is running out for state officials to be approved for cybersecurity intel ahead of elections

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

With just about a month left before the polls open in New Jersey and Virginia for gubernatorial elections, the Department of Homeland Security is racing to vet state officials who have applied for the ability to receive classified briefings, people familiar with the matter tell CyberScoop.

DHS notifies 21 states of Russian hacking attempts prior to 2016 election

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

A small number of networks were compromised, CyberScoop has learned, but none of the targeted systems involved the tallying of votes.

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