Tags White House

Securiosity: Officially on offense

by Greg Otto • 4 days ago

The White House unveils a cybersecurity strategy, a new anti-trust suit could determine the future of third-party testing, and Magecart continues to cause big problems.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days 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.

Executive order creates system for 'automatic' sanctions on foreigners interfering with U.S. elections

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

The ODNI would make initial assessments, and then DOJ and DHS would get involved. Some penalties would kick in right away if investigations uncover meddling.

PPD-20 elimination opens arguments over how U.S. should conduct offensive hacking operations

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Lawmakers and key officials sounded off Thursday after President Donald Trump rescinded a key cyberwar policy directive.

Trump chairs election-security meeting as Democrats call for strategy

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The administration says it is taking a "whole-of-government approach" to secure election systems in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and territories.

Private sector played critical role in WannaCry attribution, ODNI official says

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

Tonya Ugoretz of CTIIC touted the case as an example of what can be achieved when the government and private sector cooperate in response to global cyberthreats.