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Cybersecurity Coordinator Job Nixed by White House

The Trump administration is doing away with the key position of cyber security coordinator which was instituted by the Obama government. Obama saw a need to bring together in one chief who could unify the government’s approach to cybersecurity and computer warfare. John Bolton, Trump’s new advisor on national security, is in favor of cutting […]

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Recent Global Cyber-attack Could Force China’s Hand

China has put up with North Korean hacking for some time, but the recent malware attack launched by North Korean hackers has awakened the sleeping dragon. Already accused of such malicious cyber attacks as disrupting South Korean power plants, destroying computers at Sony Pictures, and pilfering $81 million from the Central Bank of Bangladesh, North […]

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White House Bill to Expand DHS Cyber Control

According to a plan developed by the White House, the Department of Homeland Security will have expansive oversight over all the civilian-based agency computer networks.This plan codifies a large portion of a July 2010 memo drafted by the administration and expands DHS’s responsibilities over civilian networks.The newest proposal is a 100-page document in which the […]