Bill would turn government’s vulnerabilities equities process into law
There’s a bill in the works that would codify the U.S. government’s vulnerabilities equities process into law.
FBI would get $61M to fight cybercrime, encryption in Trump budget proposal
President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint for the federal government proposes a $61 million increase for the FBI and Justice Department in fiscal 2018 to better track terrorist communications and combat cybercriminals.
Proposed ‘hacking back’ bill is gaining traction, lawmaker says
Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ga., recently proposed a bill that would allow companies victimized by cyber attacks to take “active cyber defense measures” is now gaining bipartisan support, according to the congressman.
WikiLeaks reveals alleged U.S. hacking operations in release of CIA documents
In what is apparently the first in series of upcoming releases dubbed “Vault 7,” the controversial transparency organization claims that this will be the most comprehensive publication of confidential documents in CIA history.
Lawmakers troubled by cyber-enabled information warfare
Lawmakers are searching for answers to how the U.S. government should counter cyber-enabled information warfare and other foreign propaganda efforts like those allegedly deployed by Russian intelligence services during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
After Harold Martin case, intelligence community seeks answers
The case is causing leaders on Capitol Hill and in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to re-examine exactly how the government defends against insider threats.