Two days after the Department of Homeland Security issued a new Federal directive governing response time to future cyber threats, Donald Trump signs a new Executive Order into law.
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Center for Democracy & Technology Warns Department of Homeland Security That Their Mass Surveillance of US Citizens May Violate US Privacy Act
According to a coalition of 103 organizations, activists, journalists and lawyers, Trump has instructed the Department of Homeland Security to investigate and create databases of US citizens critical of his Government.
US Department of Homeland Security Issues Cyber Security Directive Creating New Rules, Procedures & Responses Governing Future Cyber Attacks Targeting US Federal Infrastructure
In line with a new Federal directive released by the Department of Homeland Security yesterday, all Federal agencies will have 72 hours to diagnose a cyber attack and 15-30 days to patch the vulnerability in the future.
US CERT – DHS Releases Emergency Directive In Response To Widespread “Infrastructure Tampering Campaign” Targetting US Executive Branch
According to the DHS, dating back to 01/10/2019, websites affiliated with the US Executive Branch have come under heavy DNS level hacking campaigns, hijacking network traffic and stealing any/all data transmitted across Government servers.
New lawsuit by ACLU, Privacy International and University of Buffalo attempts to find out how the US Government justifies the hacking of US citizens, when those same hacks would otherwise be considered felonies if performed by US citizens.
Not only have 29 US states failed to complete their election security audits with the DHS, but new research from Coalfire has found critical and unpatched vulnerabilities in US voting machines days ahead of the elections.