U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs data breach affects 46,000 veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has suffered a data breach that has led to the exposure of personal information for over 46,000 veterans. The VA department was created to ensure United States veterans receive the health services, benefits, Read More …

Cyberattacks during vote on Russian Constitution originated from US, UK, Ukraine — envoy

Cyberattacks during the Russian nationwide vote on the constitutional amendments were detected from the US, the UK, Ukrainian territory and a number of CIS states, Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cooperation in Information Security Read More …

CISA and FBI say they have not seen cyber-attacks this year on voter registration databases

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation said today that they have not seen any cyber-attacks target US voter registration databases and voting systems this year. The two agencies issued a joint statement today after Read More …

What Is the EU Cybersecurity Act and What Does It Mean for US-Based Businesses?

During the previous weeks, we provided a thorough overview of the EU NIS Directive, focusing on the Operators of Essential Systems (OES), the Digital Service Providers (DSP) and the compliance frameworks. Our review of the EU cybersecurity policy and strategy Read More …

White House announces billion dollar investment in AI and quantum computing

The United States government and private sector partners are joining forces (and funds) to propel the country’s artificial intelligence (AI) research forward, in a bid to stay competitive in the global market, the Wall Street Journal has reported. According to Read More …

US government warns of North Korean hackers targeting banks worldwide

North Korean hackers tracked as BeagleBoyz have been using malicious remote access tools as part of ongoing attacks to steal millions from international banks according to a joint advisory issued today by several U.S. Government agencies. The joint release says Read More …

Billions in coronavirus testing funds have yet to be spent, report

Months after Congress allocated roughly 25 billion dollars in federal aid to bolster coronavirus testing across the U.S., billions of dollars still remain unspent, according to an analysis of the Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) data by The Read More …

Air Force One with Trump on board nearly hit by drone, report says

Air Force One, with Donald Trump aboard, was nearly struck on Sunday night as it approached a military airport outside Washington, according to reports. The aircraft appeared yellow and cross-shaped, and came near the executive jet around 5:54pm on Sunday, Read More …