Jeb Bush Campaign 2016 photo
“The National Security Agency and Cyber Command are on the front lines of defending the United States against cyberthreats. We must stop demonizing these quiet intelligence professionals and start giving them the tools they need.”
Words today from Presidential candidate Jeb Bush, whose positions on cybersecurity and privacy are detailed in a WIRED analysis of his Cybersecurity Plan, released Monday. Pretty depressing stuff. Luckily for those of us who think he'd be terrible for the internet as America's president, Donald Trump seems to be trolling him so effectively that he seems to have little chance of winning much.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today announced a five-part “Clean Network” effort from the Trump administration which Pompeo says is to limit potential national security risks from China.
The U.S. State Department says Russia is exploiting a well-established online operation that includes proxy websites to amplify coronavirus disinformation and conspiracy theories.
Facebook also took down a Trump post for the first time, citing COVID-19 misinformation ban
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