Tag Archives: Federal Bureau of Investigation

FBI, CISA, Coast Guard Report Cyber Vulnerability in Password Management Platform

Cybersecurity

The FBI, Coast Guard Cyber Command and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have jointly reported a cyber vulnerability in a self-service password management platform made by Zoho. Cyber actors capitalizing on advanced persistent threats (APT) are likely to exploit a vulnerability found in Zoho's ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus, CISA said Thursday.

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FBI Appoints James Brown as Operational Technology Division’s Assistant Director

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James “Robert” Brown, former special agent in charge of the FBI's Louisville Field Office in Kentucky, was named as the assistant director of the agency's Operational Technology Division. Brown will support the division as it works to deliver technologies aimed at enabling and enhancing the intelligence, national security and law enforcement operations of the agency.

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FireEye Appoints Erin Joe As SVP Of Strategy and Alliances; President, COO John Watters Quoted

Erin Joe

FireEye announced on Monday that the company has appointed Erin Joe as senior vice president of Strategy and Alliances. As SVP, Joe will lead strategy development and implementation. She will also be responsible for crucial alliances in both the public and private sectors. Joe served as the director of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC) under the director of National Intelligence.

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FBI’s Jill Sanborn Joins National Security Branch as Executive Assistant Director

Jill Sanborn

Jill Sanborn, formerly assistant director of the FBI's counterterrorism division, has been appointed to serve as the National Security Branch's executive assistant director. She will oversee the FBI's efforts to protect the country's national security and interests through her new role. Sanborn joined the FBI in 1998 as a special agent focused on bank fraud and computer intrusion investigations.

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FBI Agent Bryan Vorndran to Lead Agency’s Cyber Division

Bryan Vorndran

Bryan Vorndran, a special agent at the FBI, has been appointed to serve as assistant director of the agency's cyber division. Vorndran, who most recently served with the FBI's New Orleans Field Office, will move to the bureau's headquarters in Washington, D.C. for his new assignment. Vorndran served as an operations manager for Merck and Co. before starting a career at the FBI.

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Interagency Cyber Group Releases Document to Educate Public on Ransomware

CMMC Vetting

The National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force (NCIJTF), a partnership between multiple security and intelligence agencies, has published a new fact sheet made to educate the masses on ransomware threats. Subject matter experts from across more than 15 government agencies contributed their input to develop the fact sheet under NCIJTF. 

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

Ransomware Data

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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