Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), said in a podcast Thursday that an immediate attack from Iran’s cyber threat actors would have occurred by now in retaliation for the death of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani as a result of a drone strike, Fifth Domain reported Saturday.Read More »
The Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has launched a campaign to increase awareness about potential online shopping scams and other malicious activities ahead of the holiday shopping season.
CISA said Tuesday it created a new section on its website that lays out precautionary measures when buying gifts on the internet, including ensuring devices are updated, verifying the authenticity of online outlets and using safe methods for purchases.Read More »
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) and Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.), ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, have asked the Department of Homeland Security to address a possible funding shortfall facing the Election Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center.Read More »
Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and a 2019 Wash100 Award winner, said government and industry cyber professionals seeking to encourage more people to participate in efforts to counter digital threats should present such threats in a more realistic way, Nextgov reported Wednesday.Read More »
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director and 2019 Wash100 Award winner Christopher Krebs wants to expand his collaboration with Anne Neuberger, head of the National Security Agency's cybersecurity directorate to defend U.S. critical infrastructure from potential attacks, Fifth Domain reported Saturday.Read More »
Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., has asked the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the Census Bureau to provide details of the joint efforts to secure personally identifiable information in line with the next decennial count.Read More »