WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 23: Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee speaks during the hearing with TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill on March 23, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Congress rails against UnitedHealth Group after ransomware attack

House lawmakers argue that growing consolidation in the health care sector has created vulnerabilities to cyberattacks.
WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 11: Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) speaks with reporters in the Senate subway at the U.S. Capitol on September 11, 2023 in Washington, DC. The House of Representatives is scheduled to return Tuesday following an almost six-week break and lawmakers have only a dozen legislative days left to reach a budget compromise and avert a government shutdown. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Congress sounds alarm on lax dam cybersecurity

Amid concerns of growing cybersecurity risks, the federal office in charge of hydroelectric dam security only has four employees.
Jen Easterly, Director of the Homeland Security Department’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, arrives to testify before the House (Select) Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party Committee on Capitol Hill on January 31, 2024 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

CISA releases draft rule for cyber incident reporting

The proposal describes when critical infrastructure organizations will be required to report cybersecurity incidents.
Consumers are increasingly adopting smart home devices, such as internet-connected coffee machines, that are also at risk of being hacked. (Getty Images)

FCC approves cybersecurity label for consumer devices

The U.S. Cyber Trust Mark aims to provide consumers with a better understanding of the security of their Internet of Things devices.
WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 02: Harry Coker Jr., President Joe Biden’s nominee to be the next National Cyber Director, testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on November 02, 2023 in Washington, DC. If confirmed Coker would serve as the second National Cyber Director, replacing inaugural Director Chris Inglis who resigned in 2023. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Top cybersecurity officials stress more funding for federal agencies

Coker and Easterly applaud recommendations around cyber-physical resilience laid out in a new report from the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
Harry Coker Jr. testifies during his confirmation hearing to be National Cyber Director before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Nov. 2, 2023 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Update to national cybersecurity strategy implementation plan coming before the end of summer

The White House will soon release the next steps for the litany of initiatives first released last July, ONCD’s Brian Scott said Tuesday.