Cyber

US Elections Are Safer from Foreign Interference, But Gaps Remain

Four years after a big wake-up call, federal, state, and local governments are working harder and more closely to ward off threats.

Want Real Security? Create Better Global Digital Rules and Norms

The longer the U.S. waits to throw its weight behind efforts to create rules for today’s digital competition, the less hope it has of retaining advantage.

Iran Using Voter Data to Spoof Floridians, Warn US Intelligence Leaders

Voting systems remain secure but Russia and Iran have obtained voter data, warn DNI Ratcliffe and FBI Director Wray.

US Charges Six Russians with Major Cyberattacks

U.S. officials said a new indictment describing a four-year global conspiracy belies the country’s recent offer to reset relations in cyberspace.

A 21st-Century Reality Is Dawning on NATO

In today’s security environment, non-kinetic threats pose as grave a danger as kinetic ones.

FBI Feeds Intel to DoD for Offensive Cyber Ops, Director Tells Congress

Wray's new cyber strategy, rolled out earlier this month, aims to “impose risk and consequences on cyber adversaries.” 

Could Trump Deploy US Cyber Command Against Protestors?

It’s time to set better limits on the U.S. military’s ability to operate against Americans.

Fearing Satellite Hacks and Hijacks, White House Issues Space-Security Directive to Industry

Manufacturers need to build in better defenses and even ways to regain control of hijacked spacecraft, directive says.

USAF Seeks Better Ways to Process Electronic Intelligence

The Air Force Research Lab is looking for white papers outlining new technologies and methodologies for signal processing.

Bad Cyber Actors Don’t Fear the Law. We Can Change That.

Better coordination among law enforcement agencies at home and abroad are key to the layered deterrence strategy we need.

N. Korean Hackers Upgraded Their Financial-Theft Tools, Feds Warn

The BeagleBoyz — tied to Pyongyang’s General Reconnaissance Bureau — are thought to have stolen some $2 billion since 2015.

Some Federal Agencies Worry About Proposal to Welcome White-Hat Hacking

A draft CISA directive asks civilian agencies not to punish outsiders who probe their systems.

The Pentagon's Platform One Offers an Ambitious Model for the Future of Software

In an interview, the Air Force’s chief software officer described the potential for a profound transformation for cybersecurity.

Russia’s Attempted Vaccine Hack Suggests Research — and Putin’s Grand Plan — Has Stalled

The Kremlin’s cyber attack on the UK, U.S., and Canada suggests their coronavirus vaccine — and a key Putin promise — is far from reality.

The Defense Bill Could Rewrite How the US Does Cyber Defense

A proposed new office would help private entities and the government respond together to major hacks.