Senate reports details inefficiencies, confusion at key U.S. counterintelligence center

Sen. Mark Warner said “new threats and new technology mean that we have to make substantial adjustments to our counterintelligence posture.”

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Senator slams U.S. courts agency for ‘stonewalling’ inquiry into cyberattack

Sen. Ron Wyden said the courts administrators’ lack of answers about the breach “is a major red flag about the state of the courts’ systems.”

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US to award $1B to state, local, and territorial governments to improve cyber resilience

The US government will award $1 billion in grants to help state, local, and territorial (SLT) governments address cybersecurity risks, strengthen the cybersecurity of their critical infrastructure, and ensure cyber resilience against persistent cyber t… Continue reading US to award $1B to state, local, and territorial governments to improve cyber resilience

Cyberspace Solarium Commission members push to advance remaining recommendations

The group is hoping to advance ideas such as a National Cybersecurity Certification and Labeling Authority and a Bureau of Cyber Statistics.

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Is $15.6 billion enough to protect critical infrastructure?

Several bills totaling $15.6 billion are making their way through the House for the 2023 fiscal year. While $11.2 billion will go to the Department of Defense, $2.9 billion will be allocated to the Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Agency (CIS… Continue reading Is $15.6 billion enough to protect critical infrastructure?

Alternative payment apps such as AliPay a boon for cybercriminals, experts tell Congress

They pointed to the use of apps such as China-based Alipay and Russia-based Qiwi as a growing problem and a national security threat.

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Commerce lacks intelligence resources to keep U.S. tech from fueling Chinese cyberthreat, experts warn

The Bureau of Industry and Security has come under fire for approving the vast majority of technology export licenses to China.

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