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White House blames North Korea for WannaCry ransomware outbreak

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

The Trump administration officially blamed North Korea Monday night for launching the global ransomware attack in May known as "WannaCry."

Here's what the newly signed NDAA means for cybersecurity

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Tuesday, approving the $700 billion spending bill designed to fund the U.S. military and its various cybersecurity-focused initiatives.

Watchdog questions DoD about Cyber Command's work with private sector, civilian agencies

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The role the military, intelligence community or DHS plays in stopping digital attacks aimed at the U.S. economy can appear blurred at times.

White House unveils process behind disclosing software vulnerabilities

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

The White House released a charter Wednesday that will give more clarity and bring more transparency to how the government disseminates information on software flaws.

Why a mobile-focused APT could be behind John Kelly's phone troubles

by Mike Murray • 3 months ago

Op-Ed: Lookout's VP of security research writes that John Kelly's phone problems sound familiar and the White House should be very concerned.

White House cybersecurity coordinator takes on additional role in Trump administration

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

CyberScoop has learned that Rob Joyce will take on a new position starting Monday as President Donald Trump's acting deputy homeland security adviser.

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