"United States Cybersecurity" Posts

U.S. Plans Quiet Payback to Russians for SolarWinds Cyberattack: Report

The Biden administration may launch covert cyber offenses aimed at Russian networks to retaliate for the SolarWinds hack, reports suggest.

White House Needs National Cybersecurity Director, Government Watchdog Asserts

The White House needs a “clear central leader” to coordinate the disparate U.S. cybersecurity programs of 23 federal agencies, a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report asserts.

Mock U.S. Cyberattack Tests Nation’s Infrastructure Defenses

A simulated cyber attack against U.S. critical infrastructure has shown the nation’s defenses and partners are better prepared for the real thing, the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said.

CISA Slated for $2.25B Funding in 2021 DHS Appropriations Bill

House committee approves $56B fiscal year 2021 DHS spending package that includes $2.25B for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

U.S. Cybersecurity Legislation: What Three Newly Proposed Bills Mean

Three newly introduced bills would add weight and influence to the Department of Homeland Security’s cyber wing. Here are details.