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Jan 28 2021
One week into the new administration, President Biden has four confirmed cabinet members and the Senate could take action on others by the end of this week.
With Democrats now holding the majority in the Senate, they hope to quickly confirm the rest of President Biden's cabinet picks while juggling other top priorities.
"The Senate will deal with three things simultaneously,CBN
Nov 18 2020
Chris Krebs knew his mission this year was to protect the integrity of the US election - but he might not have predicted the way that would cost him his job.
For well over a year, Mr Krebs and his cyber-security team had been gaming scenarios about what could go wrong. At one point, he said his greatest fear was that voter registration databases might be interfered with to stop peopleBBC News
Jun 15 2021
President Joe Biden’s approach to international alliances and shared values has helped inject a renewed sense of purpose into NATO. But could its focus become too diffuse?
Atmospherics and style are not everything.
But in bringing his commitment to America’s alliances to the NATO summit Monday, along with his conviction that democracies are best suited to meet the 21st century’sChristian Science Monitor
Jan 17 2015
President Obama on Saturday hyped next week’s State of the Union address and said he’ll use the once-a-year speech to tout America’s economic progress over the last six years while also putting pressure on Republicans to end their “political games.”
The president will deliver his State of the Union address on Tuesday night to a joint session of Congress. Over the past several weeks, theWashington Times
Jul 16 2020
Billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are among many prominent US figures targeted by hackers on Twitter in an apparent Bitcoin scam.
The official accounts of Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Kanye West also requested donations in the cryptocurrency.
"Everyone is asking me to give back," a tweet from Mr Gates' account said. "You send $1,000, I send you back $2,000."BBC News
Oct 08 2019
Local races and a handful of legislative special elections are the only things on the ballot in Washington next month, but the state's chief election official is nonetheless warning that hackers are hunting for a way to disrupt the contests. She's also asserting that her agency is up to the cybersecurity task because of lessons learned from Russia's 2016 interference.
"We have attemptsThe Fulcrum
Feb 08 2018
The head of cybersecurity at the Department of Homeland Security revealed Wednesday that Russia managed to hack into voter registration rolls of several states during the 2016 presidential election.Fox News (Online News) HuffPost The Hill
Dec 29 2020
President-elect Joe Biden on Monday accused President Trump and his political appointees of obstructing the transition of power to his incoming administration, particularly in the national security sphere, an escalation in tone after reports of isolated difficulties in the transition process last week.
Biden specifically called out the Office of Management and Budget and the DefenseWashington Post
Dec 21 2020
When President-elect Joe Biden is sworn into office on Jan. 20, the list of crises he will face includes a massive cyber intrusion, a still-raging global pandemic, a slowing economic recovery and a lingering reckoning over the nation’s racial tensions.
President Trump is not making his job any easier and, in several ways, appears to be actively making it harder — going to extraordinaryWashington Post
Feb 23 2024
A cyberattack is not thought to have triggered widespread outages for AT&T customers in the U.S. on Thursday, the company announced.
Key Quotes: "Based on our initial review, we believe the outage was caused by the application & execution of an incorrect process used as we were expanding our network, not a cyberattack," AT&T announced on X Friday.
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