The co-chairs of Congress' Cyberspace Solarium Commission request an "urgent briefing" with Biden administration officials to discuss the state of cybersecurity in the healthcare and public health sector and call for actions to address rising cyberthreats.
In the latest weekly update, four ISMG editors discuss the breach of customer engagement platform Twilio, a cyberattack on the U.K.'s NHS that has reignited concerns about supply chain security in the healthcare sector, and the U.S. Treasury clamping down on shady cryptocurrency mixers.
The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has featured cyber operations being used to target Ukraine as well as Russia. But CyberPeace Institute, which tracks cyberattacks tied to the conflict, has so far seen 27 different countries being affected by more than 300 attacks, and many have affected civilians.
A cyberattack that temporarily paralyzed Albania's pivot to digital government likely came from Iranian hackers. The attack occurred just days before members of the Mujahedin-e-Khalq, a group dedicated to overthrow of the Islamic Republic of Iran, were set to host a two-day conference.
Britain's Conservative Party is holding a leadership contest, with the winner set to become the country's next prime minister. But the balloting process has been delayed after the National Cyber Security Center warned that hackers could abuse a process allowing members to change their online vote.
Ohio's top elections official plugged bug bounties as one way of ensuring the integrity of American elections. Secretary of State Frank LaRose, a Republican, told a congressional panel that Ohio was the first U.S. state to implement a vulnerability disclosure policy for its election systems.
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will open a London office as a first step to building an international presence it hopes will result in more threat indicator data, improved international cybersecurity and more foreign governments adopting similar cybersecurity policies.
The Albanian government says a cyberattack forced the national e-services portal offline. The office of Prime Minister Edi Rama says the attack is similar to those seen in Ukraine and other European countries where there has been an uptick in cyberattacks following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Venable's Grant Schneider and Jeremy Grant and ISMG editors discuss progress at the U.S. federal level in developing legislation for digital identity, the significance of an 18% increase in funding for CISA in fiscal year 2023 and the challenges of expanding the use of software bills of materials.
The role of cyberattacks in Russia's war against Ukraine continues to evolve as the conflict persists, but one notable takeaway so far is the precision of the military's online attacks, which is likely an attempt to avoid spillover that would anger NATO, says Ian Thornton-Trump, CISO of Cyjax.
Tasked with heading cybersecurity in the recently created U.K. Department for International Trade, Don Gibson discusses the opportunities and challenges of building a security program from scratch, including the initial pushback he received and his efforts to win "hearts and minds."
The government of Puerto Rico announced an investment of $7.6 million toward strengthening cybersecurity on the island. The island has undergone a string a embarrassing cybersecurity incidents, including a phishing incident that stole $2.6 million of taxpayer dollars.
A federal contractor that makes rocket propulsion systems will pay $9 million to settle allegations from a former executive that it misled the U.S. government over the state of its cybersecurity defenses even after it suffered nation-state hacks. Aerojet Rocketdyne is not admitting any liability.
The U.S. Department of Defense continues to experiment with bug bounties to draw in vulnerability reports from outside white hat hackers. It kicked off a new test program for continuous rewards on America's Independence Day by setting aside a pool of $110,000.
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