Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco on Wednesday announced the creation of a National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team (NCET), to tackle complex investigations and prosecutions of criminal misuses of cryptocurrency. Areas of concentration include crimes committed by virtual currency exchanges, mixing and...
Reps. John Katko, R-N.Y., and Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill in the House on Tuesday to protect systemically important critical infrastructure (SICI) from cyber attacks. Their bill, the Securing Systemically Important Critical Infrastructure Act, helps establish a transparent...
Twitter announced Wednesday that it is selling MoPub, the mobile ad platform it bought back in 2013, to mobile game and marketing software maker AppLovin for $1.05 billion in cash, as the microblogging platform looks to focus more on...

Twitch Confirms Data Breach

Game-streaming platform Twitch on Wednesday confirmed a data breach which reportedly divulged confidential company information and streamers' earnings. In a statement, the company said that "some data was exposed to the internet due to an error in a Twitch server...
Chipmaker Qualcomm Incorporated and SSW Partners, a New York-based investment firm said Monday that they have reached a definitive agreement to acquire Veoneer, Inc. for $37.00 per share in an all-cash transaction, representing a total equity value for Veoneer...
Luxury goods store Neiman Marcus said Friday that it was in the process of notifying 4.6 million online customers that some of their data had been compromised as part of a data breach that took place last year. According to...
The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the Federal Rotational Cyber Workforce Program Act an overwhelming 410-15 margin. If approved by the Senate and enacted, the bill would create a cybersecurity personnel rotation program for Federal employees. The bill, introduced...
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)on Thursday announced a new partnership with Girls Who Code (GWC) to develop pathways for young women to pursue careers in cybersecurity and technology. Through this partnership, the agency will seek to tackle diversity...
The National Security Agency and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released a joint Cybersecurity Information Sheet on Thursday, detailing factors to consider when choosing a virtual private network (VPN) and top configurations for deploying it securely. Titled, “Selecting...
Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, the committee’s ranking member, have introduced bipartisan legislation to require critical infrastructure owners and operators to report to the...