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Rudy Giuliani has had virtually no input on U.S. cybersecurity policy

by Chris Bing • 14 hours ago

Giuliani's so-called "cyber working group," a vague advisory committee officially announced by Trump's presidential transition team in early January, is rarely in contact with White House staff.

Former officials buck White House adviser's comments about government hacking

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

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.

Trump adviser proposes broader cybersecurity oversight for private-sector critical infrastructure

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

The U.S. government may have a more extensive role to play in defending computer networks belonging specifically to American critical infrastructure companies, according to White House Homeland Security Adviser Thomas Bossert, although most are owned and operated by the private sector.

Will Trump's decision to elevate Cyber Command be a boon for defense contractors?

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

With President Donald Trump's move to elevate U.S. Cyber Command to a Combatant Command, the Fort Meade-based outfit is on track for additional funding dollars and a bump in acquisition authorities, which experts believe will translate into the development of new programs and therefore a cadre of opportunities for private defense contractors.

Trump orders that U.S. Cyber Command receive new authority to conduct cyberwarfare

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

Trump's decision moves Cyber Command one step closer from being moved away from the National Security Agency.

Double role for White House cyber aide shows challenges for new administration

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

The remarkable decision to have a single official fill two key White House cybersecurity posts has highlighted both the Trump administration's commitment to securing federal IT networks as a national security priority; and its inability to fill key cyber jobs.

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