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Missouri governor urged to appoint cybersecurity panel Missouri governor urged to appoint cybersecurity panel 10/15/2021 02:32pm • Three months after creation of a commission to identify cybersecurity risks in state government, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has yet to appoint any members. A state lawmaker said Friday that vulnerabilities exposed on a state website prove the need for just such a panel of experts. Democratic state Re EU, Ukraine to discuss military training and cyberthreats EU, Ukraine to discuss military training and cyberthreats 10/11/2021 10:44am • BRUSSELS (AP) The European Union is considering providing a military training mission to Ukraine amid lingering tensions between Russia and its neighbor, officials said Monday. Acting on a request from Ukraine for help with professional military education," the EU sent a fact-finding mission US VP Harris: Focus must stay on Afghan evacuation US VP Harris: Focus must stay on Afghan evacuation 08/23/2021 11:37am • SINGAPORE (AP) Vice President Kamala Harris asserted Monday that the U.S. must maintain its focus on evacuating Americans and vulnerable Afghans and shouldnt get distracted by questions over what went wrong in the chaotic U.S. exit from Afghanistan. Speaking at a news conference in Singapore, Harris meets with Singapore officials to begin Asia visit Harris meets with Singapore officials to begin Asia visit 08/23/2021 01:26am • SINGAPORE (AP) The White House on Monday announced a series of new agreements with Singapore aimed at combating cyberthreats, tackling climate change, addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and alleviating supply chain issues. The announcements coincide with Vice President Kamala Harris visit to th US acting to better protect infrastructure from cyberthreats US acting to better protect infrastructure from cyberthreats 07/28/2021 01:25pm • WASHINGTON (AP) The Biden administration is taking steps to harden cybersecurity defenses for critical infrastructure, announcing on Wednesday the development of performance goals and a voluntary public-private partnership to protect core sectors. The actions, outlined in an order from President Microsoft Exchange hack caused by China, US and allies say Microsoft Exchange hack caused by China, US and allies say 07/19/2021 07:35pm • WASHINGTON (AP) The Biden administration and Western allies formally blamed China on Monday for a massive hack of Microsoft Exchange email server software and asserted that criminal hackers associated with the Chinese government have carried out ransomware and other illicit cyber operations. The Biden administration blames China for massive Microsoft Exchange email hack, discloses other cyberthreats from Beijing 07/19/2021 06:59am • WASHINGTON (AP) Biden administration blames China for massive Microsoft Exchange email hack, discloses other cyberthreats from Beijing. At an arms control crossroads, Biden and Putin face choices At an arms control crossroads, Biden and Putin face choices 06/13/2021 07:51am • WASHINGTON (AP) At a low point in U.S.-Russian relations, President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin appear to agree broadly on at least one thing their first face-to-face meeting Wednesday is a chance to set the stage for a new era in arms control. Whether that leads to actual US government taking creative steps to counter cyberthreats 04/28/2021 08:05pm • WASHINGTON (AP) An FBI operation that gave law enforcement remote access to hundreds of computers to counter a massive hack of Microsoft Exchange email server software is a tool that is likely to be deployed judiciously in the future as the Justice Department, aware of privacy concerns, de Biden names 2 ex-NSA officials for senior cyber positions Biden names 2 ex-NSA officials for senior cyber positions 04/12/2021 07:04pm • WASHINGTON (AP) President Joe Biden has selected two former senior National Security Agency officials for key cyber jobs in his administration, the White House said Monday in moving to fill out a team whose role has grown more urgent after two major hacks that have consumed the government's atte US shifts state grant focus to extremism, cyberthreats US shifts state grant focus to extremism, cyberthreats 02/25/2021 05:08pm • WASHINGTON (AP) State and local governments will be required to spend a portion of nearly $1.9 billion in annual federal public safety grants on the fight against domestic extremism and improved cybersecurity, the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday. The requirement reflects the securi Florida is a model for voting. The GOP wants change anyway. Florida is a model for voting. The GOP wants change anyway. 02/20/2021 12:58am • TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida was a model citizen when it came to elections in 2020. The state showed off its years of voting reforms. Even as Donald Trump railed against voting systems elsewhere, he praised Florida and urged his supporters to trust its vote-by-mail system. And, indeed, results Suspected Russian hack fuels new US action on cybersecurity Suspected Russian hack fuels new US action on cybersecurity 02/19/2021 02:16pm • WASHINGTON (AP) Jolted by a sweeping hack that may have revealed government and corporate secrets to Russia, U.S. officials are scrambling to reinforce the nations cyber defenses and recognizing that an agency created two years ago to protect Americas networks and infrastructure lacks the Judge says lawyer who killed her son also tracked Sotomayor Judge says lawyer who killed her son also tracked Sotomayor 02/19/2021 01:31pm • WASHINGTON (AP) The lawyer who killed a federal judge's son and seriously wounded her husband at their New Jersey home last summer also had been tracking Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the judge said in a television interview. U.S. District Judge Esther Salas said FBI agents discovered t 10 Ways to Keep Your Cryptocurrency Safe 02/09/2021 12:00am • Cryptocurrency account hacking is on the rise.The popularity and surge in prices in Bitcoin and Ethereum means that virtual currencies often become a target for hackers that want to take advantage of these valuable assets. "The economics of hacking suggests that attackers will continue to gravitate
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