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A US official explains why the White House decided not to ban ransomware payments

by Tonya Riley

Anne Neuberger says the administration is also exploring cryptocurrency regulation.

Biden issues memo to push critical infrastructure cybersecurity upgrades

by Tonya Riley

"Our current posture is woefully insufficient given the threat we see today," a senior administration official told reporters.

Senate to review fusion center plan to deter Russian cyberattacks

by Chris Bing

Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee said they would consider plans offered by a Obama administration official to fight back against Russian aggression in cyberspace.

Bolton reshuffle continues: Trump selects Coast Guard official as new homeland security adviser

by Ryan Duffy

The Trump administration has picked Coast Guard Rear Adm. Doug Fears as its new homeland security adviser. Fears has over 30 years of experience in the Coast Guard and at the National Security Council.

Lawmakers introduce bill to save top White House cyber job after Bolton eliminated it

by Sean Lyngaas

House Democrats on Tuesday introduced legislation to codify a top cybersecurity position at the White House following National Security Adviser John Bolton’s decision to eliminate the role.

Bolton eliminates White House cybersecurity coordinator position

by Chris Bing

The National Security Council officially decided to eliminate the White House Cybersecurity Coordinator role, a current U.S. official told CyberScoop.