Four U.S. senators sound a warning on cybersecurity, comparing our time to the days prior to September 11, 2001--the system is blinking red, and we are failing to connect the dots. Again.
Ex-NSA and CIA head tells Black Hat crowd that rules for when military can attack foreign networks might exempt power grids and financial networks.
Homeland Security's top cybersecurity official tells CNET that the Einstein network defense system, which exchanges data with the NSA, could be extended to the private sector.
Obama administration's summary of still-classified 2008 directive, announced at RSA, boosts involvement of National Security Agency in federal intrusion prevention.
In another defense of the oft-maligned national-ID requirements, Homeland Security chief claims plan will help combat identity theft.
President announces new White House cybersecurity coordinator job, which has not been filled, and says feds will not monitor private sector Internet communications.
A 60-day review of the Feds' computer and Internet security efforts is complete, but recommendations are likely to be divisive.
A key Republican senator is calling on the Department of Homeland Security to hand over documents that may show why its cybersecurity program is flawed.
Rod Beckström, director of Homeland Security's secretive National Cybersecurity Center, says folding his group into the National Security Agency would endanger "our democratic processes."
Announcement that a cybersecurity official will conduct a two-month review of cybersecurity efforts may indicate authority will shift from the Department of Homeland Security to the White House.