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Feb 23 2024
President Joe Biden announced plans to invest billions of dollars in replacing China-made cranes at United States ports.
Details: The plan comes in response to concerns about the potential for these cranes to be exploited, disrupting shipping or posing national security risks. Rear Adm. Jay Vann, head of the U.S. Coast Guard's cyber command, told reporters Tuesday that these cranes haveBloomberg Newsweek The Daily Caller
Jul 16 2020
Russian hackers are targeting organizations involved in developing a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, according to a joint advisory issued Thursday by the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.
American, British and Canadian agencies said a well-known cyber espionage group widely believed to be part of the Russian government’s intelligence services are behind the effort.Washington Times
Jan 19 2015
The United States is unprepared to defend government and commercial targets from a Sony Pictures-style cyberattack, according to a retired general who served as the nation’s top cybersecurity official.
An attack similar to the cyberhack of Sony Pictures Entertainment last month is “a problem we’re not ready for,” Gen. Keith Alexander, former head of the National Security Agency and U.SABC News (Online)
May 28 2021
Hackers linked to Russia’s main intelligence agency surreptitiously seized an email system used by the State Department’s international aid agency to burrow into the computer networks of human rights groups and other organizations of the sort that have been critical of President Vladimir V. Putin, Microsoft Corporation disclosed on Thursday.
Discovery of the breach comes only threeNew York Times (News)
Nov 13 2020
A coalition of federal and state officials have said they have not seen any evidence of voter fraud in the presidential election. A statement issued from cybersecurity experts said the election was in fact the “most secure in American history”, because of the reviewing and double-checking processes currently taking place across the US.
“While we know there are manyThe Guardian
Mar 30 2021
Growing political polarization, economic inequality, executive power run rampant, and populism: These are the four tests to determine whether a democracy is under threat. For the first time, the U.S. meets all four. First in a series.
After the extraordinary events of the past five months, American democracy may be under stress like never before in the modern era.
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Dec 22 2014
Sony is reeling from the effects of its recent massive breach, in which hackers were able to penetrate the company's systems at a deep level -- and make Hollywood insiders blush by releasing troves of internal data and private emails.
The scope of the breach, and the extent to which Sony was targeted, appears shocking to the public. But cybersecurity experts say this is happening allNBC News (Online)
Nov 12 2019
Last week’s national elections decided the governorship in two states, shifted legislative control in Virginia to Democrats and settled a long list of important ballot measures across the country. They also served as the first test of new electronic voting machines that have been rolled out across the country to protect the 2020 election from foreign interference.Yahoo! The 360
Nov 30 2020
Donald Trump and his allies are “undermining democracy” with evidence-free claims of fraud and conspiracy, the former head of US election security said on Sunday, discussing the effort he led before he was fired by the president.
“What I saw was an apparent attempt to undermine confidence in the election, to confuse people, to scare people,” Chris Krebs told CBS 60 Minutes.
Nov 24 2020
President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Alejandro Mayorkas to head the Department of Homeland Security, tapping the Cuban American to reverse President Trump's hard-line immigration policies.
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If confirmed, Alejandro Mayorkas would be the first Latino and the first immigrant to become secretary of Homeland Security. The Biden transition team announced hisNPR (Online News)