The Department of Homeland Security’s newly created Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued its first-ever emergency directive on Tuesday, instructing federal government agencies to take preventative measures against an ongoing DNS hijacking campaign that has recently affected several executive branch domains. Cisco Systems’ Talos research unit first reported on the DNS infrastructure tampering in November…
The Electronic Frontier Foundation took issue with an amendment released by the sponsors of the Cyber Information Sharing Act (CISA) that it says previews the final version of CISA, saying that two such releases in two days "should be a sign to Senators that more debate is needed" on the bill.
Various civil society organizations and security experts penned a letter to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence over their dissatisfaction with the recently drafted Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (CISA).
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wasn't the only one who geared up to face a drubbing on Capitol Hill this Thursday - the Cyber Information Security Act (CISA) continued to take a wallop from privacy advocates even as the Senate mulled its merits, with both emerging relatively intact.