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FBI Moves to Implement New Cyber Strategy to Deter Foreign Hackers; Tonya Ugoretz Quoted

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The FBI has started implementing a new cyber strategy to increase efforts to disrupt actions of foreign hackers amid cyber attacks against SolarWinds software used by a number of U.S. government agencies. The approach would promote closer collaboration between data-rich private companies and intelligence agencies to saddle U.S. digital adversaries with heavier penalties to discourage them from targeting U.S. assets.

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Tonya Ugoretz: FBI Sees Significant Rise in Cyber Threats Related to COVID-19

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Tonya Ugoretz, deputy assistant director of the FBI’s cyber division, said at least 20,000 reports of malicious emails, scams and other cyber threats related to the COVID-19 pandemic have been lodged this year with the bureau’s internet crime complaint center. She noted that nation-state actors continue to target U.S. health care institutions performing research into treatments and vaccines against the disease.

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FBI’s Tonya Ugoretz: COVID-19 Researchers Targeted by Foreign Hackers

Tonya Ugoretz, deputy assistant director of the FBI's cyber division, said at an online panel discussion that nation-state hackers have targeted U.S. medical research organizations that are studying COVID-19 and developing vaccines against the novel coronavirus, CyberScoop reported Thursday.

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ODNI Names Leadership Team of Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has appointed Tonya Ugoretz, Maurice Bland and Thomas Donahue to be on the leadership team of the newly-formed Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center. ODNI said Thursday Ugoretz will head CTIIC, Bland will serve as deputy leader and Donahue will be the research director. “CTIIC will lead integrated community analysis …

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