Tag: cyber attacks

Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Tech

Accelerate government’s zero trust journey with cloud native security

August 4, 2021

Via: StateScoop

The sharp uptick in successful cyber attacks during the COVID-19 pandemic serves as a stark reminder to government leaders that their existing security strategies still leave adversaries plenty of vulnerabilities to exploit. According to former White House security advisor Dan […]

IT Policy, Tech

Warner says ‘time is now’ for cyber incident reporting legislation

July 22, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

A new bipartisan bill in the Senate would require federal contractors, agencies and critical infrastructure operators to report cyber intrusions to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency within 24 hours of discovery. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Mark Warner […]


These four new hacking groups are targeting critical infrastructure, warns security company

February 25, 2021

Via: ZDnet

More hacking groups than ever before are targeting industrial environments as cyber attackers attempt to infiltrate the networks of companies providing vital services, including electric power, water, oil and gas, and manufacturing. Threats include cyber-criminal groups looking to steal information […]


Artificial intelligence will be used to power cyber attacks, warn security experts

April 27, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Intelligence and espionage services need to embrace artificial intelligence (AI) in order to protect national security as cyber criminals and hostile nation-states increasingly look to use the technology to launch attacks. The UK’s intelligence and security agency GCHQ commissioned a […]


Kamala Harris: Cyber Attacks Will Become a ‘War Without Blood’

April 23, 2019

Via: Fortune

California Senator Kamala Harris warned that cyber attacks are becoming a “new form of war” Monday night during CNN’s town hall, ominously stating that it will be “a war without blood”—one for which the United States is not prepared. “We […]


The President Is Missing… a few finer points on how the cyber works in this novel

June 18, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

If you hadn’t heard, former President William Jefferson Clinton and well-established mass-production author James Patterson have collaborated on a novel titled The President Is Missing. The book is a political cyber-thriller of sorts, the second such book from a member […]


Doubts abound over US action on cybersecurity

February 15, 2017

Via: CIO

How should the U.S. respond to cyber attacks? That’s been a major question at this year’s RSA security conference, following Russia’s suspected attempt to influence last year’s election. Clearly, the government should be doing more on cybersecurity, said U.S. lawmakers […]