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U.S. sanctions Russia over attempts to hack energy grid, NotPetya

by Greg Otto • 6 days ago

The sanctions come after the NotPetya attack and persistent attempts to break into the U.S. energy grid.

Lawmakers to generals: Tell us the policies you need to launch cyberattacks

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

During a Senate Armed Service Committee hearing Tuesday, the country's top cyber warfare generals answered questions and provided status updates on their forces.

Trump backs paper ballot backups for voting systems

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he supports states moving toward a paper backup ballot: "A lot of states are doing that. And I think that's a great idea."

While U.S. ponders response to Russia, agencies' hands are tied in cyberspace, intelligence chief says

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

After being repetitively criticized for not taking action, the head of the intelligence community complained that a lack of policy had stifled his agencies from forcefully responding to Russian cyberattacks and propaganda.

Trump administration wants larger role in shaping international data laws

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce says laws being put in place are leading to a "Balkanization" of the internet.

Kaspersky Lab files for injunction in U.S. court, seeking to counter Trump administration ban

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

The Moscow-based company has filed a motion for a preliminary injunction in U.S. federal court in hopes of halting the ongoing efforts to completely remove Kaspersky Lab software from use in federal agencies.

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