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MSSP Alert’s coverage of cybersecurity news and events across regions (Americas, EMEA, Asia Pacific) and target markets (small, SMB, midmarket, enterprise).

IoT Cybersecurity: Dems Pursue Cyber Shield Act Legislation Again

Democrats reintroduce Cyber Shield Act, a voluntary IoT certification program that allow manufacturers to verify their connected devices as hacker proof.

New York DFS Fines Mortgage Lender in Cybersecurity Enforcement Action

Residential Mortgage Services RMS agreed to pay a $1.5 million fine for violating New York State DFS Cybersecurity Regulation.

Russia Hacked DHS Leader, Cybersecurity Staff Emails: Report

Russia allegedly hacked email accounts belonging to the Trump administration’s head of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), AP reports.

Lawmakers Press Biden to Nominate Federal Cybersecurity Leader Now

The White House has yet to nominate a national cybersecurity director to centralize federal cybersecurity policy. Critics want action.

Pentagon’s Cyber Forces Conducted Dozens of Operations to Protect 2020 Elections, General Says

The Pentagon’s cyber forces carried out some two dozen strategic operations to safeguard the 2020 national elections.

U.S. Electric Grid Security: Distribution Systems Need Attention, Report Says

U.S. electric grid’s distribution systems are vulnerable to cyberattacks that could trigger extensive power outages, report says.

U.S. Subpoenas Chinese Telecoms in Supply Chain Risk Investigation

U.S. Department of Commerce subpoenaed Chinese telecommunications companies to question their involvement in cyber-related national security risks.

PYSA Ransomware Attacks U.S., U.K. Schools, FBI Alert Warns

PYSA ransomware attacks hit UK & UK schools, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) cyber wing warn in a joint Flash alert.

Industrial Controls Systems Security: Legislation May Boost CISA’s Role

The DHS Industrial Control Systems Enhancement Act calls on the CISA to identify and mitigate ICS cybersecurity threats.

Cybersecurity Awareness Training: Massachusetts Dives In

More than 44,000 government and education employees in Massachusetts have signed on to a new cybersecurity awareness training program.