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Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) said Sunday that the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack and ensuing shutdown have exposed “existential”-level vulnerabilities in America’s fuel and electrical grid, calling it “a devil of a problem” for which there’s no easy fix, while arguing that the Democrats’...
WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin after consultation with the Intelligence Community and law enforcement partners. The NTAS Bulletin advises that the United States is facing threats that have evolved significantly and become...
NAVAL STATION PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii—In his first major speech as Pentagon chief, Lloyd Austin on Friday called for developing a “new vision” for American defense in the face of emerging cyber and space threats and the prospect of fighting bigger wars. Reflecting President Joe Biden’s promise to put...
Dr. Eric Schmidt, former Google CEO and NSCAI Chairman, announced in a tweet that the final National Commission on Artificial Intelligence report is out. The NSCAI began its review in March 2019, and this is its final report for...
John F. Kennedy's National Security Action Memoranda number 57 (NSAM 57) is titled, “Responsibility for Paramilitary Operations.” It was sent to Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency...
Summary Malicious cyber actors are abusing trust in federated authentication environments to access protected data. An “on premises” federated identity provider or single sign-on (SSO) system lets an organization use the authentication systems they already own (e.g. tokens, authentication apps,...
Joint Statement By The Federal Bureau Of Investigation (FBI), The Cybersecurity And Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), And The Office Of The Director Of National Intelligence (ODNI) Over the course of the past several days, the FBI, CISA, and ODNI have...
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo delivered remarks on the China challenge to U.S. national security and academic freedom at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. Under the leadership of President...
In this episode, we sit down with Brandon Weichert to discuss his new book “Winning Space.” Russia and China have weaponized space and pulled far ahead of America in the space race, says geopolitical analyst Brandon Weichert. “The Americans had...
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo's video remarks at the "Prague 5G Security Conference 2020" on September 23, 2020. About The Clean Network The Clean Network program is the Trump Administration's comprehensive approach to safeguarding the nation's assets including citizens' privacy...
The CCP knew how virulent the coronavirus was that originated in Wuhan. They suppressed information and censored those who tried to sound the alarm across the world.
Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, US Army, ret., the former national security advisor and the Fouad and Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution discusses his latest book, Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World, a re-examination...
 In response to President Trump’s Executive Orders signed August 6, 2020, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) today announced prohibitions on transactions relating to mobile applications (apps) WeChat and TikTok to safeguard the national security of the United States. The...
2019 was a significant year in U.S.-China relations, marking the fortieth anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations and the finalization of a Phase One Trade Deal—both positive steps in a relationship between great powers. But 2019 also marked seventy years...