Cyber Adversaries

Telecom, Software Industry Groups Push Back on Commerce’s Proposed Supply Chain Rule 

One group suggested the proposed rule to ban U.S. entities from buying information technology from foreign adversaries could be illegal.

Iran Is Expanding Its Online Disinformation Operations

Tehran isn’t as practiced as Moscow at purveying propaganda online, but they’re no slouches.

Experts Recommend Expanding Agencies’ Authorities to Combat Online Deception

At Facebook’s first congressional testimony of the 2020s, experts said agencies’ jurisdiction should include the digital spaces.

What’s Next for Iran’s Cyber Actors?

The country has grown as a talented, and destructive, network threat over the last several years.

5 Ways Technology Will Revolutionize Government in the 2020s

As we enter a new decade, these technological advancements will redefine what it means to be a citizen of the United States and the world. 

Government Makes Strides Sharing Cyber Threat Information

The government’s only laggard complying with the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 is the Defense Department.

Russia Plans to Cut Off Some Internet Access Next Week

The Dec. 23 test aims to evaluate a system meant to control traffic, veil hackers, and quash dissent.

The State of Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation

Many agencies face the same challenges when trying to implement CDM capabilities.

Lawmakers Raise Concerns About a China-Led World Intellectual Property Organization 

As WIPO searches for a new leader, U.S. lawmakers worry about China’s nomination. 

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Russian Trolls Are Hammering Away at NATO’s Presence in Lithuania

A broad disinformation campaign of fake news and other tricks aims to turn the Baltic nation’s public against the alliance.

Auditors Uncover Tens of Thousands of Critical Security Gaps At Energy Facilities

The review, which included locations operated by the National Nuclear Security Administration, revealed multiple cybersecurity weaknesses recurring year after year.

Senator Calls on State Dept. to Investigate Appointees’ Use of Personal Devices for Work

Impeachment hearing revelations highlight a larger security problem, Democrat says.

Take the First Steps To Quantum-Safe Security Now to Avoid Mistakes Later 

No enterprise—whether a government, a military or a private company—can afford to be unprepared. 

What to Expect from Congress’ Cyber Strategy Brain Trust 

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission aims to have policy recommendations ready to plug into the next defense authorization bill, Co-Chairman Rep. Mike Gallagher said.

Senate Committee Approves $250 Million to Fund the Electric Grid Security

The PROTECT Act would create a federal grant program to help small utility companies improve their digital defenses.

Federal CISO: Better Info Sharing Will Lead to More Secure Supply Chain

Federal Chief Information Security Officer Grant Schneider outlined the Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Council goals for 2020.