How the pandemic helped election officials prepare for a flood of misinformation
Election security experts say months of extraordinary preparation during the coronavirus pandemic are paying off.
Security researchers slam Voatz brief to the Supreme Court on anti-hacking law
Much is at stake when the Supreme Court considers the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Ex-DHS officials urge department to double down on its cybersecurity work
A new bipartisan report suggests DHS cut ties with some of the “most partisan” aspects of its work, and redouble its cybersecurity efforts.
For North Korea, phishing with fake job-recruitment emails never gets old
This time, the spies were trying to get access to European defense firms, McAfee says.
A psychiatrist fights the cyber industry’s mental health stigma — and appeals for help
Mental health is "even more stigmatized" in cybersecurity than in some other industries, says psychiatrist Ryan Louie.
PPD-20 successor has yielded ‘operational success,’ Federal CISO says
A revamped policy framework for offensive U.S. cyber operations is much quicker than its predecessor and has yielded “operational success,” a top White House cybersecurity official said Tuesday. Last August, President Donald Trump rescinded the Obama-era policy, known as Presidential Policy Directive 20, which governed U.S. hacking operations, and replaced it with the new framework. Critics said PPD-20’s intricate interagency process unnecessarily…