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Obama says he underestimated the threats posed by disinformation

by Suzanne Smalley

Obama said the United States and other democracies helped disinformation flourish by growing complacent.

Obama administration 'not well-postured' to counter Russian election interference, Senate committee finds

by Shannon Vavra

Difficulties in understanding the full scope of the Russian cyber threat hampered the administration's response.

U.S. Cyber Command has shifted its definition of success

by Shannon Vavra

The success of Cyber Command can be measured in actions taken by other government agencies, according to a top command official.

DHS chief: We’re cracking down on hackers more than Obama did

by Sean Lyngaas

The U.S. government is trying to more effectively deter cyberattacks by imposing clear consequences on nation-state-linked hackers, according to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

Report: Obama admin planted cyber 'bombs' inside Russian infrastructure

by Ryan Johnston

The Obama Administration reportedly planned a covert cyber operation as part of their Russian sanctions issued in December 2016 to punish Moscow for interference in the 2016 Presidential election.

Former top spy says U.S. not positioned to fight information wars in cyberspace

by Shaun Waterman

The United States lacks "a good way to respond" to informational warfare that creates fake news and then amplifies it through automated social media bots and armies of paid Internet trolls.