Cyber Security Exchange

A vertical community of Federal cyber security leaders, project managers, industry, and government IT community stakeholders focused on public-private collaboration and best-practice exchange.

The Department of Homeland Security has confirmed to MeriTalk that Barry West will serve as the acting deputy CIO, as well as be appointed to a limited-term senior executive service position as senior adviser. […]

China and the United States will continue to cooperate on cybersecurity issues as outlined in the 2015 consensus by the nations’ two presidents. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke co-chaired the first U.S.-China Law Enforcement and Cybersecurity Dialogue on Oct. 4, with Chinese State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun. […]

South Korean officials announced that they suspect that North Korean hackers stole U.S. and South Korean military documents. A South Korean newspaper reported that hackers stole 235 gigabytes of documents from South Korean military networks in August and September of 2016. The documents included U.S. and South Korea personnel reports and a plan to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. […]

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation collection of personally identifiable information was hacked 54 times between Jan. 1, 2015, and Dec. 1, 2016, according to an Inspector General report. […]

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Oct. 6 that the Federal government needs to classify cyberattacks on the United States as acts of war. Clinton referred to the Russian hacks on the Democratic National Committee as a reason for the U.S. to retaliate against such breaches. […]


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