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New Ohio Cybersecurity Law Sets Civilian Cyber Reserve Team

Cybersecurity legislation aimed at insulating Ohio’s election systems and electoral processes from hackers has been signed into law by Governor Mike DeWine

Capital One Financial Seeks New CISO After Security Breach

Capital One Financial seeks new chief information security officer (CISO) after July 2019 breach disclosure. Former CISO Michael Johnson shifts to adviser role, report says.

New Pennsylvania Law Gains Counties $90M to Secure Voting Machines

A new Pennsylvania law will provide $90 million to help the state’s counties replace outdated and non-secure voting machines with new systems to fortify election security.

Report: Chinese State-backed Hackers Target Multiple Vertical Markets

Chinese state-sponsored hackers hit multiple vertical market industries in the first half of 2019 CrowdStrike’s Overwatch 2019 Mid-Year Report finds.

U.S. Election Voting Machines: Def Con Hacker Findings

Voting machines used by dozens of states can be easily and repeatedly hacked, potentially corrupting millions of votes in the 2020 election, a recent report said.

Smart Building Automation Systems Vulnerable to Hackers, Report Finds

Hackers have attacked smart building IoT (Internet of Things) systems numerous ways in 2019, research from security provider Kaspersky reveals.

MSSP Hire: Accenture Adds Aaron Faulkner to Lead Federal Cyber Practice

Accenture hires Aaron Faulkner as U.S. Public Sector Cybersecurity Practice Lead at Accenture Federal Services (AFS). Accenture is a Top 200 MSSP for 2019.

Cyber Attacks on Federal Agencies Drop 12%, OMB Says

Cyber attacks targeting U.S. federal agencies dropped 12 percent in 2018, a recent report from the Trump administration’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) said.

NY Payroll Company: $35 Million Fraud, Investigators Allege

MyPayrollHR allegedly diverted $35 million in payroll funds from 250,000 employees at 5,000 companies into its own pocket, investigators claim.

Legislators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Fortify Federal Cybersecurity

A bipartisan bill would update a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) program that provides tools and services to lock down federal cybersecurity.