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A view of the commission’s hearing room before a hearing at the Federal Communications Commission in 2017. (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

FCC moves ahead on internet routing security rules

The Border Gateway Protocol regulations proved less controversial than a $200 million school and library cyber program.
From left, GDIT’s Nisa Moore, the Treasury Department’s Sarah Nur, the State Department’s Gharun Lacy and Eileen Vidrine, formerly of the Air Force, participate in a panel discussion at a GDIT event on June 4, 2024, in Washington, D.C. (Scoop News Group photo)

AI fuels rise in attacks from ‘unsophisticated threat actors,’ federal cyber leaders say

Officials from Treasury, State and the FBI say information-sharing is increasingly important as AI enables so-so hackers to level up.
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Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel, of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), speaks during an event at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC, February 14, 2022. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

FCC vote on tap for rules to secure fundamental component of the internet

The regulations would seek to bolster Border Gateway Protocol security, but some industry groups are concerned the proposal is too heavy-handed.
Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis speaks at DefenseScoop’s DefenseTalks on May 22, 2024, in Washington, D.C. (Scoop News Group photo)

Mattis: Don’t create separate military cyber service

The former defense secretary said U.S. Cyber Command needs emergency authority to be able to operate inside the United States.
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