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Senate confirms cybersecurity-focused Alejandro Mayorkas as DHS secretary

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

“The cybersecurity of our nation [will be] one of my highest priorities,” Mayorkas said in his confirmation hearing.

Former CISA Director Chris Krebs sues Trump campaign, lawyer after death threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The defamation suit comes amid an array of violent threats against election officials.

Biden’s DHS pick was a ‘quick study’ of cybersecurity issues as the department’s deputy

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

"He recognizes he’s not a cyber expert, but he goes to those who help him make informed decisions," said Greg Touhill, a former senior DHS official.

Pentagon's initiative for Black cyber students met with cautious optimism

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

The program sounds good. But does it have teeth?

NSA aims to boost Black students' access to security education, paid internships

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

The spy agency is trying to improve equitable access to robust cybersecurity education, mentoring and paid internships.

Why the FBI’s cyber attachés are so valuable

by Frank Cilluffo, Val Cofield • 11 months ago

A cyber attaché being stationed with the host country’s counterparts provides quicker access to information that would otherwise be buried in a bureaucratic approval process.