U.S. Seeks to Protect Voting System From Cyberattacks

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is weighing new steps to bolster the security of the United States’ voting process against cyberthreats, including whether to designate the electronic ballot-casting system for November’s elections as “critical infrastructure,” Jeh Johnson, the secretary of Homeland Security, said on Wednesday. In the wake of hacks that infiltrated Democratic campaign computer systems, Mr.…

South China Sea Dispute Escalates into all-out cyber war

Malware that appears to be controlled from China targeting countries involved in the dispute over South China Sea national boundaries has been uncovered by security software vendor F-Secure. The discovery of the malware follows a ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague over China’s territorial claims to most of the South China…

America’s Cyber Security Still Lacking

On July 26, President Barack Obama signed the United States Cyber Incident Coordination policy directive to help outline a response plan when our country is targeted through cyber attacks. The new policy was signed without much fanfare, thanks to the Democratic nomination of Hillary Clinton and the rest of the Democratic National Convention. Ironically, they had their own brush…