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…

Senate ransomware investigation says FBI leaving victims in the lurch

Written by Tonya Riley Mar 24, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI might be coming up short when helping ransomware victims restore their systems, according to an investigation released Thursday by…

CISA's new JCDC worked as intended, witnesses say at Senate hearing on Log4Shell bug

Written by Tonya Riley Feb 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Changes in federal cybersecurity leadership over the past year allowed the private and public sectors to quickly work together in responding…

Cyber incident reporting mandates suffer another congressional setback

Written by Tim Starks Dec 7, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP House and Senate negotiators have excluded provisions from a must-pass defense bill that would have mandated many companies to report major…

Incident reporting, ransomware payment legislation faces trouble in Senate

Written by Tim Starks Nov 24, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Legislation requiring critical infrastructure owners to report major cyber incidents to the federal government, and mandating that ransomware victims disclose when…