FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo illustration, a person types on a laptop in Florida. Riviera Beach, Fla., agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses. Spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown said Wednesday, June 19, 2019, that the city of 35,000 residents has been working with outside security consultants, who recommended the ransom be paid. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

CISA joins fight in cyber attacks targeting veterans

A veterans group has teamed up with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to help a particularly vulnerable group of veterans identify disinformation…

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CISA’s Ware resigns; is Director Krebs next out the door?

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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, file photo, a ballot drop box is shown where voters can drop off absentee ballots instead of using the mail outside the Detroit Pistons training facility in Detroit. NFL, NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and college venues are serving various roles in unprecedented ways, including providing space for people to vote while social distancing on Election Day. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Veterans group teaming up with DHS to fight foreign election interference

In today’s Federal Newscast, Vietnam Veterans of America and DHS’ Cybersecurity and Information Security Agency say they’re trying to stop disinformation…

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CISA’s still overcoming challenges 5 years after Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act became law

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will offer its Automated Information Sharing (AIS) program and new vulnerability disclosure platform…

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House members now pushing for way to let feds opt-out of payroll tax deferral

In today’s Federal Newscast, Congress makes another push to allow federal employees and military members to opt-out of the president’s payroll tax deferral.

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