Lawmakers Introduce Bill Requiring Disclosure of Ransomware Payments

Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Deborah Ross have introduced a bill that would require companies to disclose ransomware payments.

Another Week, Another Round of Serious Google Chrome Security Flaws

In what is becoming a regular occurrence, Google has issued another Chrome update to fix a number of issues, including seven serious security flaws.

DOJ and DHS Launch Website to Help Ransomware Victims

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have launched StopRansomware.gov as a one-stop cybersecurity resource.

Former DHS CISA director Chris Krebs Will Headline SECtember

The Cloud Security Alliance has announced that former DHS CISA director Chris Krebs will be the feature speaker at the upcoming SECtember event.

Homeland Security Investing Fake N95 Mask Scam

As if the pandemic is not bad enough, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is investigating a scam involving fake N95 masks.

DHS Tested Mask-Thwarting Facial Recognition

The Department of Homeland Security (DSH) has been testing facial recognition systems that can recognize faces with masks on.

Homeland Security Issues Warning On Critical Windows Server Bug

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is warning of a Windows Server bug that can give hackers access to any machine on a network.

DHS: Zoom Responding to Security Concerns

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a memo in support of Zoom and the company’s efforts to improve its security.

EU Considering A Five-Year Ban On Facial Recognition In Public

Politico is reporting that the European Union (EU) is considering banning facial recognition in public areas for up to five years. Facial recognition is quickly becoming the latest battleground in the fight over user privacy. Some countries, such as China,…

Homeland Security’s Top Cybersecurity Official Moving to Google

CyberScoop is reporting that Jeanette Manfra, the Department of Homeland Security’s assistant director for cybersecurity, will be joining Google. Google has been trying to gain traction acquiring federal cybersecurity contracts. Manfra will offer a big boost in that area, as…