Tag: the US

US Senate report finds government agencies failing to improve cyber posture

A report published by US Senate Committee has found only one of eight federal agencies showed improvements in strengthening their cybersecurity programs.

SEC chair highlights US cryptocurrency regulation shortfalls

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chair has outlined gaps in US regulation of cryptocurrencies that could cause investor risk and financial crime concerns.

US to bolster cyber synergies with new defence center launch

The US government has revealed it is introducing a new cyber defence center focused on strengthening collaboration between the public and private sector.

US cyber director Inglis calls for cyber statistics bureau creation

US national cyber director Chris Inglis has endorsed a plan for the creation of a bureau of cyber statistics which will collect and analyse threat data.

‘Shooting war’ with a major power could break out over cyberattacks,...

President Joe Biden has claimed the US is more likely to end up in a ‘real shooting war with a major power’ due to cybercrime than any other form of conflict.

Chinese hackers breached US pipelines between 2011 and 2013, joint advisory...

An advisory by the FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has revealed Chinese state-backed hackers breached 13 US pipelines between 2011 and 2013.

US introduces ransomware safety site, offers incentives for hacker tips

The US government has unveiled a new website designed to provide businesses with greater knowledge of the threat posed by ransomware to their companies.

US launches inter-agency task force to tackle ransomware wave

The US government has introduced a new interagency task force aimed at combating the increasing challenge of ransomware on the United States.

US Senate confirms ex-National Security Agency official as CISA director

The US Senate has confirmed Jen Easterly as the new director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

US court gives fraudster 7-year jail sentence following attempted $2m scam

A US federal judge has sentenced a Houston-based man to a 7-year jail sentence for his role in trying to steal over $2m from victims through romance scams and spoofed emails.

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