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Navy letter shows military worried about unknown vulnerabilities in DJI drones

by Shannon Vavra

Weak encryption protocols and limited supply chain visibility had the Navy warning its members about using the drones, according to a letter obtained by CyberScoop.

Rep. Mike McCaul: It's taken too long to reauthorize NPPD

by Zaid Shoorbajee

Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, also painted a bleak picture when it comes to the cybersecurity threats the U.S. faces from foreign adversaries.

Cybersecurity takes a quiet role in DHS secretary's loose outline of priorities

by Shaun Waterman

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly laid out the new administration's priorities for his department Tuesday, listing cybersecurity alongside defending the nation's borders and stopping terrorist attacks — but providing far fewer details about the online defensive mission than about the other two.

Clarity needed on 'active defense' by cyber-victims: report

by Shaun Waterman

The Justice Department should issue guidance about what kinds of "active defense" measures are permissible under U.S. law and the Homeland Security Department should develop procedures for working with private sector companies that want to implement them, a report from a blue ribbon panel said Monday.