Blockbuster Equifax breach The Equifax breach was discovered by the credit monitoring company in July, and exposed personal information of as many as 143 million U.S. consumers. “Equifax was one of the best examples that I can remember of how not to handle a major security breach,” Bryce Austin, CEO at Minneapolis-based IT consulting company […]

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A bipartisan group of senior senators introduced a cybersecurity-focused bill Thursday designed to thwart foreign interference in U.S. elections, a direct response to the 2016 Russian interference in the presidential election. “Election security is national security,” said Sen. Amy Klobuchar, ranking member of the Rules Committee with jurisdiction over federal elections, of the bill, titled […]

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A bipartisan group of senior senators introduced a cybersecurity-focused bill Thursday designed to thwart foreign interference in U.S. elections, a direct response to the 2016 Russian interference in the presidential election. “Election security is national security,” said Sen. Amy Klobuchar, ranking member of the Rules Committee with jurisdiction over federal elections, of the bill, titled […]

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A new directorate in the State Department’s law enforcement branch is working to combat cyber threats to the nation’s diplomats, in what officials describe as an increasingly perilous and dynamic threat landscape of criminal and state-sponsored hackers. The Cyber and Technology Security (CTS) directorate was quietly launched in late May, just as Secretary of State Rex TillersonRex […]

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