Homeland Security’s Acting Leader Exits At Critical Moment
Wolf’s exit leaves DHS, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Defense (DOD) all run by acting heads.
U.S. National Defense Bill Features 77 Cybersecurity Provisions
Dozens of cybersecurity-related provisions are in the recently approved 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
SolarWinds Hires Krebs, Stamos as Cybersecurity Consultants After Orion Hack
SolarWinds hires former CISA & Facebook security leaders Chris Krebs & Alex Stamos, respectively, amid the SolarWinds Orion hack cleanup.
Cybersecurity Acquisition: ManTech Buys Tapestry Technologies
ManTech acquires cybersecurity solutions provider Tapestry Technologies & plans to enhance its cyber defense capabilities within the U.S. Department of Defense.
Top CISA Election Security Official Exits for Voting Disinformation Think Tank
Another Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) leader, Matt Masterson, is set to depart the agency.
Rare CISA Security Directive: Power Down SolarWinds Orion
The SolarWinds Orion cyberattack prompted a rare “power down” order from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) CISA arm.
New Cybersecurity Bills Coming in 2021? Some Lawmakers Think So
Expect Congress to pursue new cybersecurity legislation in 2021 to fight ransomware & nation state attacks hitting public sector organizations.
State-Sponsored Hackers Steal FireEye Red Team Security Testing, Assessment Tools
State-sponsored hackers attack FireEye & steal cybersecurity company’s Red Team penetration testing & assessment tools, FireEye disclosed.
Trump Fires Cybersecurity Chief, CISA Director Christopher Krebs
President Trump fires Christopher Krebs, who led the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) cyber wing. Proponents say Krebs & DHS delivered a secure U.S. presidential election.