Homeland Threat Assessment Finally Released

After a whistleblower filed a complaint, DHS released its assessment of threats to the U.S. and there is a gap between the acting Secretary’s views and the report itself on domestic violence and Russian interference with the election. The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released its first Homeland Threat Assessment (HTA) that … Continue reading Homeland Threat Assessment Finally Released

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (8 October)

Coming Events The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA), Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) and the Computer Emergency Response Team for the EU Institutions, Bodies and Agencies (CERT-EU) will hold the 4th annual IoT Security Conference series “to raise awareness on the security challenges facing the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem across the European Union:”Artificial … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (8 October)

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (29 September)

Coming Events The United States’ Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced that its third annual National Cybersecurity Summit “will be held virtually as a series of webinars every Wednesday for four weeks beginning September 16 and ending October 7:”September 30: Diversity in CybersecurityOctober 7: Defending our DemocracyOne can register … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (29 September)

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (16 September)

Coming Events The United States’ Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced that its third annual National Cybersecurity Summit “will be held virtually as a series of webinars every Wednesday for four weeks beginning September 16 and ending October 7:”September 16: Key Cyber InsightsSeptember 23: Leading the Digital TransformationSeptember 30: … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (16 September)

Pending Legislation In U.S. Congress, Part III

Even though it is agreed Congress should revamp election security laws, there is no agreement on how. Election security is a subject much on the minds of lawmakers and policymakers in Washington in this election; however, how the Congress should respond is a matter much disagreed upon. House Democrats have passed a number of bills … Continue reading Pending Legislation In U.S. Congress, Part III

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (13 August)

Here are Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events: Coming Events On 18 August, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host the “Bias in AI Workshop, a virtual event to develop a shared understanding of bias in AI, what it is, and how to measure it.”The United States’ Department of Homeland Security’s … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (13 August)

Second Volume of Senate Intelligence Committee Report On Election Interference, Part III

Recently, the Senate Intelligence Committee released the second of five planned volumes detailing its findings and recommendations arising from Russia’s actions during the 2016 U.S. election. The committee made a number of recommendations with this preface: This challenge requires an integrated approach that brings together the public and private sectors. This approach must be rooted … Continue reading Second Volume of Senate Intelligence Committee Report On Election Interference, Part III

Second Volume of Senate Intelligence Committee Report On Election Interference, Part II

As noted in the previous post, recently, the Senate Intelligence Committee released the second of five planned volumes detailing its findings and recommendations arising from Russia’s actions during the 2016 U.S. election.In “The Report of the Select Committee on Intelligence United States Senate On Russian Active Measures Campaigns And Interference In the 2016 U.S. Election: … Continue reading Second Volume of Senate Intelligence Committee Report On Election Interference, Part II

Second Volume of Senate Intelligence Committee Report On Election Interference, Part I

Recently, the Senate Intelligence Committee released the second of five planned volumes detailing its findings and recommendations arising from Russia’s actions during the 2016 U.S. election. Notably, the Senate Intelligence Committee broke with the Intelligence Community’s finding that Russian efforts were mostly aimed against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; rather the Committee found the … Continue reading Second Volume of Senate Intelligence Committee Report On Election Interference, Part I