The big takeaway from the Senate's SolarWinds hearing

Intel sharing on malicious actors is a key component of fighting the bad guys, with both Microsoft and FireEye calling for the government to consider mandatory disclosure of significant breaches.

SolarWinds, Microsoft, FireEye, CrowdStrike defend actions in major hack - U.S. Senate hearing

One of the worst hacks yet discovered had an impact on all four. SolarWinds and Microsoft programs were used to attack others and the hack struck at about 100 U.S. companies and nine federal agencies.

NIST Issues ‘Foundational Profile’ for Secure GPS Use

The NIST released new guidance based on its cybersecurity framework toward satisfying an executive order on securely using position, navigation, and timing services like the GPS.

UK Post Office Announces New Digital ID Solutions

Among the products to be introduced is a free-to-use Post Office digital identity app that will combine customers’ personal data and biometrics to create a secure, reusable ID on their device.

Langevin hopeful new Armed Services panel will shine new spotlight on cybersecurity

Rep. Jim Langevin, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee’s new cybersecurity subcommittee, is looking to bring a new spotlight to the US' defensive cyber capabilities and cyber diplomacy.

Researchers want Australia's digital ID system thrown out and redesigned from scratch

Researchers find myGovID is subject to an easily-implemented code proxying attack, while the digital identity solution from Australia Post does not possess a fundamental requirement for accreditation.

ASD says cyber attack intervention will be 'rare' under critical infrastructure Bill

The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) expects intervention in the cyber attack response of companies considered critical infrastructure to only occur in "rare circumstances".

SEBI mulls cybersecurity fusion center for securities market

Markets regulator Sebi is in the process of setting up a cybersecurity fusion center, a move aimed at detecting cyber threats faster and resolve such incidents efficiently and effectively.

US Coast Guard orders maritime facilities to report SolarWinds breaches

USCG's order was delivered through a Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) published on Wednesday on continued awareness regarding the ongoing exploitation of SolarWinds software.

Krebs, other officials urge Congress to take strong action to tamp down cyber threats

The nation's top cybersecurity officials pushed hard Wednesday for taking a strong stance against malicious hackers in the wake of a devastating cyberattack on the federal government.

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