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Homeland security adviser explains what Trump meant by 'impenetrable Cyber Security unit'

by Shaun Waterman • 7 days ago

U.S. officials will open a dialogue with their Kremlin counterparts about "rules of the road" in cyberspace, White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert said.

White House cyber czar says push for norms will move to small group of allies

by Shaun Waterman • 1 week ago

The Trump administration will continue its predecessor's push for the adoption of global norms governing state behavior in cyberspace, but is effectively back-burnering stalled efforts to do so through the United Nations, preferring instead to work with small groups of allied countries, White House cybersecurity czar Rob Joyce said Tuesday.

A stolen Trump-Duterte transcript appears to be just one part of a larger hacking story

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Sensitive Philippine government documents acquired by a hacker group with suspected ties to the Vietnamese government have been floating on the public internet, according to evidence gathered by CyberScoop.

Lawmakers introduce bill to shine spotlight on government hacking stockpile

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

A new bipartisan bill aims to add transparency to the Vulnerabilities Equities Process.

Sen. Warner wants action on WannaCry patching from DHS, OMB

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, of Virginia, has written to federal officials asking for details about how agencies patched their systems to protect them against the fast-spreading WannaCry ransomware.

Russian hackers targeted Obama's aides as early as 2007, and attempts continue, report says

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Russia’s preeminent cyber espionage group, known as APT28 or Fancy Bear, heavily targeted former U.S. President Barack Obama’s staff while they campaigned for office in 2008, according to newly published research by U.S.-based cybersecurity firm Area 1 Security.

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