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When Joe Biden assumes the presidency 13 days from now, as government grapples with fallout from the SolarWinds breach and an attack on the U.S. Capitol, veteran intelligence expert Anne Neuberger likely will be by his side as deputy national security advisor for cybersecurity on the National Security Council (NSC). Naming Neuberger to the newly…
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The agency has found evidence of authentication token abuse in networks infected with corrupted versions of Orion software and say restoring integrity will require a full network rebuild in certain cases.
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A phishing campaign has been disguising its spam as an email chain, using messages taken from email clients on previously compromised hosts.
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The incident, as well as the response among those on Capitol Hill tasked with securing government technology assets, serves as a dramatic and evolving case study for public and private sector entities on the scope of the cybersecurity risk tied to a physical breach.
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If 2020 brought deadlines tied to various privacy and data protection policies, then 2021 means compliance – with less leniency for companies that fall short of regulations.
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In a new report on governance, risk and compliance, Forrester advises top security officials that they have to prepare for more regulations around privacy and personal control over data, especially when it comes to handling medical data during the pandemic.
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Experts disagree that election security efforts detracted from supply chain security. But there are still lessons to be learned.
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Contributing $5.4 trillion to the U.S. economy, the maritime transportation system will adhere to guidelines for threat information sharing, creating a cybersecurity workforce, and establishing a risk framework for operational technology.
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The ever-widening cyber skills gap necessitates the closing of the gender pay gap, say experts. A few new initiatives attempt to do that.
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