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White House Fact Sheet: President Signs Executive Order Charting New Course to Improve the Nation’s Cybersecurity and Protect Federal Government Networks

Today, President Biden signed an Executive Order to improve the nation’s cybersecurity and protect federal government networks. Recent cybersecurity incidents such as SolarWinds, Microsoft Exchange, and the Colonial Pipeline incident are a sobering reminder that U.S. public and private sector entities increasingly face sophisticated malicious cyber activity from both nation-state actors and cyber criminals. These […]

Cyber Security

Director GCHQ’s Speech at CYBERUK 2021 Online

The full transcript of Director GCHQ, Jeremy Fleming’s opening words at the NCSC’s flagship cyber security event, CYBERUK21 Online Good morning. Thanks to Lindy, for that introduction. I’m very happy…

Information Operations

Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations: DOD Needs to Take Action to Help Ensure Superiority

GAO-21-440T Fast Facts The U.S. risks losing control of the battlefield if it doesn’t control the electromagnetic spectrum, according to the Defense Department. This range of frequencies is critical for communications, navigation, weapons, and more. Russian electromagnetic warfare forces, described by the Defense Intelligence Agency as “world class,” have demonstrated effectiveness in real-world applications against […]

Three North Korean Military Hackers Indicted in Wide-Ranging Scheme to Commit Cyberattacks and Financial Crimes Across the Globe

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Three North Korean Military Hackers Indicted in Wide-Ranging Scheme to Commit Cyberattacks and Financial Crimes Across the Globe Indictment Expands 2018 Case that Detailed Attack on Sony Pictures and Creation of WannaCry Ransomware by Adding Two New Defendants and Recent Global Schemes to Steal Money […]

Homeland Security

Cybersecurity Circuits

Electricity Grid Cybersecurity:DOE Needs to Ensure Its Plans Fully Address Risks to Distribution Systems

Fast Facts The U.S. electricity grid’s distribution systems—the parts of the grid that carry electricity to consumers—are becoming more vulnerable to cyberattacks, in part because of the introduction of and reliance on monitoring and control technologies. However, the scale of potential impacts from such attacks is not well understood. The Department of Energy is working […]

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