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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week 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 • 1 month 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 • 2 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 • 5 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.

Cybersecurity report shows an increase in cyberthreats during pandemic

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

Surges in collaboration tool use and cloud demands open enterprise networks to new risks and threat actors are taking notice, a new McAfee report finds.

This matters more: How cyber pros are confronting racism in their own ranks, and beyond

by Sean Lyngaas, Greg Otto, Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

The past week has forced the cybersecurity community to look inward and consider how its skills can secure more than computers.

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