Lawmakers Urge Energy Department to Prioritize Cybersecurity in Wake of SolarWinds Breach

A bipartisan group of senators have urged the Department of Energy (DOE) to prioritize cybersecurity and to keep the leadership of the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response, (CESER), in place to ensure that the department can...

DOJ Indicts John McAfee for Tax Evasion

Anti-virus software entrepreneur John McAfee has been arrested in Spain and faces extradition to the US where he has been charged with tax evasion. The DOJ has levied a number of counts of tax evasion against McAfee, saying that he “willfully attempted...
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Cisco Ordered To Pay $1.9 Billion in Patent Infringement Suit, Plans Appeal

A U.S. judge on Monday ordered Cisco Systems Inc to pay $1.9 billion for infringing on four patents belonging to cybersecurity startup Centripetal Networks in a ruling made Monday. U.S. District Judge Henry Morgan in Norfolk, Virginia, concluded after a...
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CISA Releases Cyber Essentials Toolkit

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Friday released the first in a series of six Cyber Essentials Toolkits. According to the agency, this is a starting point for small businesses and government agencies to understand and address cybersecurity...

NIST Plans Guidance to Improve Cybsersecurity of Related Tech: Seeks Public Input on Use...

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting information from the public about the broad use of positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) services, as well as the cybersecurity risk management approaches used to...