Some banks moving too slow to address AI-powered cyberthreats, Treasury says

The agency’s findings will be distributed to Capitol Hill with the hope of drumming up legislation or other initiatives to study the risks.


US accuses Chinese hackers of 14-year campaign targeting government officials

The coordinated charges include sanctions on Chinese government-affiliated hackers and an up to $10 million reward for information about the defendants.


The US must create an independent cyber armed service, report argues

The study involved interviews with over 75 active-duty and retired U.S. military officers and argues an independent Cyber Force is an ideal operating model.


New bill would create payment incentives for the health sector to meet cyber standards

The measure led by Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va. comes in the wake of a ransomware attack on UnitedHealth subsidiary Change Healthcare.


Congress expected to approve government spending bill that cuts CISA funding

The agency has previously stressed that funding will be needed to combat cyber threats and coordinate with partners as the November presidential election approaches.


Biden nominates first assistant defense secretary for cyber policy

The position was created to address concerns about missing civilian leadership in the Pentagon’s cyber policy space.


Biden seeks 10% bump to civilian cybersecurity spending for FY25

The funding boost is influenced by the White House’s National Cyber Strategy released last year.


Government funding bill punts extension of controversial spying power

Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act expires April 19 unless reauthorized by Congress, and an 11th-hour funding bill crafted to avert a partial government shutdown doesn't address the matter.


House advances bill empowering FTC to punish data transfers to foreign rivals

The unanimously approved legislation would give the FTC more enforcement power over data transfers to nations like China and Russia.


White House warns states of continued cyber threats to water infrastructure

The letter to state governors comes after the U.S. sanctioned Iran-linked hackers in February for their breach of water treatment systems last year.

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OPM pitches Congress on a federal cyber workforce revamp

Agencies are competing for talent because of an uneven landscape of authorities, according to the personnel agency, which says its proposal can change that.


Ransomware payment debate resurfaces amid Change Healthcare incident

Expert views don’t entirely align on whether victims should pay ransomware hackers.


U.S. still finding victims of advanced China-linked hacking campaign, NSA official says

The Volt Typhoon hacking collective, backed by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, has been working to burrow into sensitive U.S. systems, officials previously said.


FCC approves cyber labeling program for IoT devices

The move is one of several directives underpinning a sweeping Biden administration plan to shore up U.S. cybersecurity.


CISA rolls out secure software attestation form

A repository for software attestation submissions will be available later in March.


China, Russia and Iran capable of disrupting 2024 elections, intel assessment warns

Three nations have the means of deploying campaigns attempting to scramble election outcomes in November, according to the intelligence community’s annual worldwide threat assessment.


CISA targeted through Ivanti VPN vulnerabilities, reports say

The DHS agency has been issuing warnings about Ivanti products since at least 2020.


Lawmakers try again with FISMA reform

The House Oversight and Accountability Committee passed a FISMA modernization proposal on to the full floor on Thursday.