Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

A photographic illustration shows a mobile phone near the NSO Group company logo on February 9, 2022 in the Israeli city of Netanya. Israel’s ground-breaking surveillance technology was once feted as a prized export bolstering diplomatic ties abroad, but reports the secret spyware was also turned on citizens at home has triggered domestic outrage. (Photo by JACK GUEZ/AFP via Getty Images)

Congress goes after spyware purveyors. Will it make a difference?

The crackdown on foreign commercial surveillance comes in the wake of high-profile attacks on diplomats and government officials abroad.
U.S. President Joe Biden (R) speaks with the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center Christine Abizaid, as he tours the Center’s Watch Floor at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in McLean, Virginia, July 27, 2021. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Mandiant exec tapped to run CTIIC, ODNI’s cyber threat intelligence center

Laura Galante comes to the role after several years of running her own cybersecurity firm. The Ukrainian government was one of her clients.
Christopher Wray, threats, FBI ransomware reporting
FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies on Capitol Hill. Also pictured are National Security Agency Director General Paul Nakasone, Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines and CIA Director William Burns. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Lawmakers press spy leaders on lagging efforts to block foreign hackers

Lawmakers aren't satisfied that public-private partnerships will seal up visibility gaps on hacking.