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Overheard at Transmission Summit East 2018

March 12, 2018

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Senators Want Dumber Tech For Energy Grid Cybersecurity

March 09, 2018

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What Is Sam Nunberg Doing?

March 05, 2018

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DHS conducting internal cyber assessment ahead of legislative reorg

May 01, 2017

As Rep. Mike McCaul (R-Texas), chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, gets closer to introducing a bill to begin a major organization at the Homeland Security Department, the agency is undertaking an internal review.McCaul said at the CTIA Cybersecurity Summit on April 27 in Washington, D.C. that he received comments on the draft bill from the White House and is about ready to introduce the legislation to create a new cyber agency within DHS. “It was a technical response. Generally, they were very supportive,” McCaul said after his speech. “It was more of the tweaks, which was a good sign that they are generally supportive of developing that mission within DHS.” In the meantime, DHS has just begun an effort to look at its current set of capabilities and what it will need in the future.

Russia's risky strategy for recruiting hackers is also incredibly effective — and the US is lagging behind

April 28, 2017

The US needs to change how it hires hackers and other tech talent if it wants to stay competitive in the cyber arena, former FBI special agent Clint Watts told the Senate Armed Services Committee during a Thursday hearing on "cyber-enabled information operations." Watts, now a senior fellow at George Washington University's Center for Cyber and Homeland Security, argued that Russia's ability to hack into US political organizations last year and launch a sustained disinformation campaign — which it now appears to be replicating ahead of the French and German elections — stemmed not from its "employment of sophisticated technology, but through the employment of top talent."

The role social media companies play in combating terrorism online is evolving

April 06, 2017

It’s no secret the internet has become one of the most sacred battlefields for terrorists. Not only have groups like ISIS fought their messaging war online; It’s also where they’ve rallied and recruited tens of thousands of troops as well. Two years ago, a report by The Middle East Research Institute (MEMRI) pointed the finger squarely at social media companies role in attracting a “new Jihadi generation.”

Director Frank Cilluffo speaks on efforts to address terrorism

December 01, 2016

Recent terrorist attacks both in the United States and abroad have underscored the need for tools and strategies that can anticipate and mitigate the dangers of terrorism—whether attacks occur on city streets, in workplaces, at social gatherings, or online in the form of cyberattacks on corporate or government computer networks. As governments and businesses work to provide security protection from terrorists for the benefit of their citizens, employees, representatives and customers, many have turned to technology for assistance.

New report: Into the Gray Zone: The Private Sector and Active Defense against Cyber Threats

October 31, 2016

New Report: Into the Gray Zone: The Private Sector and Active Defense against Cyber Threats

U.S. Chief Information Officer Seeks To Upgrade Government's Computers

October 31, 2016

The man who oversees the federal government's computer infrastructure is seeking more than $3 billion to upgrade and make the system more secure.

MI6 Chief Alex Younger says Islamist Terror Threat to Remain for Years

September 22, 2016

Alex Younger, the head of UK's intelligence agency, MI6, has warned that taking back territory occupied by Islamic State (Isis) militants will not resolve the issue of global terror threats. Speaking at a national security conference in the US, Younger warned that terror groups like IS (Daesh) will pose a "persistent threat" that is likely to last a "professional lifetime".

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