White House issues call to action in light of new intelligence on Russian cyberthreat

Written by Tonya Riley Mar 21, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Biden administration renewed calls Monday for the private sector to address known vulnerabilities and shore up cyberdefenses in light of…

As Russia invades, Ukrainian government networks suffer high-profile DDoS disruption

Written by AJ Vicens Feb 23, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A series of Ukrainian government websites were inaccessible Wednesday after what a government official described as a “mass DDoS attack,” marking…

White House attributes Ukraine DDoS incidents to Russia's GRU

Written by Joe Warminsky Feb 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Russia was behind recent disruptions of Ukrainian government and banking websites, a top White House official said Friday. “We have assessed…

White House hosts open-source software security summit in light of expansive Log4j flaw

Written by Tim Starks Jan 13, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Tech giants and federal agencies will meet at the White House on Thursday to discuss open-source software security, a response to…

CISA, White House urge organizations to get ready for holiday cyberattacks

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the White House have released warnings to companies and organizations across the country, urging them to be on alert for cyberattacks ahead of…

The US government just launched a big push to fill cybersecurity jobs, with salaries to match

The US Department of Homeland Security, a key cybersecurity agency, has just announced a new system that will help it recruit, develop and retrain cybersecurity pros in the federal government. …

White House kicks off international ransomware meeting amid global barrage

Written by Tim Starks Oct 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A parade of nations recounted grim experiences with ransomware at the start of a two-day White House-led summit on Wednesday, where…