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Washington Post: Hackers Stole DNC Research Data on Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump

The Democratic National Committee has experienced a data breach that committee officials and security professionals say was conducted by state-sponsored hackers in Russia to steal research data on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Ellen Nakashima writes the hackers gained unauthorized access to the computer network …

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Shawn Henry, Cyber Experts Discuss Legislation With House Subpanel

Cyber professionals told lawmakers that voluntary guidelines will not work and strong cybersecurity legislation is needed to secure the nation’s critical infrastructure, GCN reports. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) called for the House Homeland Security Committee’s Oversight, Investigations and Management subcommittee hearing, held Tuesday, prior to scheduled debates later this week on …

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FBI Cyber ‘Point Man’ Will Now Head D.C. Field Office

The FBI’s top cybersecurity official will now head the FBI’s DC field office, one of the most highly-profiled divisions of the FBI. The D.C. field office frequently examines members of Congress, foreign and domestic espionage, as well as international terrorism. A spokeswoman for the FBI D.C. field office, Katherine Schweit, …

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