Cybersecurity experts question Microsoft's Ukraine report

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jul 1, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Microsoft President Brad Smith spent much of last Wednesday traveling across Washington to promote his company’s sweeping report on the current…

Former Mandiant exec tapped to run ODNI cyber threat intelligence center, CTIIC

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jun 21, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A former executive for the cybersecurity company Mandiant began work last month as the director of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration…

Cyberspace Solarium congressman, water officials decry EPA inaction on cybersecurity

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jun 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., is sounding the alarm over what he describes as continued inaction by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)…

'Shields Up': the new normal in cyberspace

Written by Jen Easterly and Chris Inglis Jun 6, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP When the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency — or CISA — launched the Shields Up campaign early this…

Former Marine, cyber exec Nate Fick selected as State's inaugural cyber ambassador

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jun 1, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The cybersecurity executive, former Marine and author Nathaniel Fick has been selected as the State Department’s inaugural Ambassador-at-Large for Cyberspace and…

Senate report criticizes feds' approach to ransomware investigations

Written by Suzanne Smalley May 24, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A report that Democrats on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee issued on Tuesday asserts that ransomware attacks are…

Network of hyperlocal Russian Telegram channels spew disinformation in occupied Ukraine

Written by Suzanne Smalley May 23, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Russian disinformation effort in Ukraine is so extensive that it now includes a hyperlocal Telegram network which spews disinformation customized…

Water companies are increasingly uninsurable due to ransomware, industry execs say

Written by Suzanne Smalley May 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP More water companies are finding they are uninsurable as ransomware attacks against the sector grow, water utility and association executives said…

New research identifies poor IAM policies as the greatest cloud vulnerability

Written by CyberScoop Staff May 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Misconfigurations continue to be the leading cause of most cloud security incidents — many of those as a result of poorly written…

Legislator slams Biden administration for dialing back DOD cyber operation authorities

Written by Suzanne Smalley May 11, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Cyberspace Solarium Commission Co-Chair Rep. Mike Gallagher lambasted the White House Wednesday, saying the decision to give the State Department more…