Midterms raise fears of Russian cyberattacks

Midterms raise fears of Russian cyberattacks

This post was originally published on this siteRussia is likely to deploy a range of cyber weapons on the United States and its election systems during this year’s midterm election cycle, as tensions continue to escalate amid the ongoing war in Ukraine. Moscow has so far shown cyber restraint against...

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US has ‘significant’ cyber vulnerabilities, but a sweeping Russian cyberattack is unlikely

US has ‘significant’ cyber vulnerabilities, but a sweeping Russian cyberattack is unlikely

This post was originally published on this siteIn the winter of 2015, computer hackers working for the Russian government attacked Ukraine’s power grid and switched off the lights and heat to more than 200,000 consumers.

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Bipartisan group of senators push Mayorkas for details on US readiness for a Russian cyberthreat

Bipartisan group of senators push Mayorkas for details on US readiness for a Russian cyberthreat

This post was originally published on this siteA bipartisan group of senators is sharing concern with the Biden administration about the potential of widespread Russian cyberattacks in the United States as retribution for harsh sanctions against Russia in the wake of President Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.

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The White House launches federal agency Zero Trust rollout

The White House launches federal agency Zero Trust rollout

This post was originally published on this site The White House has released a new memo instructing federal agencies to formally move to a zero-trust approach to cybersecurity to reduce the risk of cyberattacks on government digital infrastructure. Published by the Administration and Budget Office (OMB, the Policy Department of...

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White House attempts to strengthen federal cybersecurity after major hacks

White House attempts to strengthen federal cybersecurity after major hacks

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House plans to release an ambitious strategy Wednesday to make federal agencies tighten their cybersecurity controls after a series of high-profile hacks against government and private infrastructure in the last two years, according to a copy shared with CNN.

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Senators move to include 72 hour timeline for cyber incident reporting in defense bill

Senators move to include 72 hour timeline for cyber incident reporting in defense bill

This post was originally published on this siteA bipartisan group of senators are moving to insert a provision into the upcoming annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would give certain critical infrastructure groups 72 hours to report major cyber incidents to the government.&…

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H.R. 1339: Advanced Air Mobility Coordination and Leadership Act

H.R. 1339: Advanced Air Mobility Coordination and Leadership Act

This post was originally published on this siteLegislation Coming Up: This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. More information can be found at http://docs.house.gov/floor. Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or...

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