Category Archives: Anne Neuberger

‘No guns, no guards, no gates.’ NSA opens up to outsiders in fight for cybersecurity

Many of the National Security Agency’s most talented cyberthreat hunters have traded the beige corridors and heavily guarded security perimeter of Fort Meade for a surprisingly located new office — in an unsecured suburban office park in Maryland. Officials say the pedestrian location is exactly the point: The NSA’s Cybersecurity Collaboration Center is designed to […]

White House cyber official advocates nimbler NATO to confront digital threats

A top White House cyber official spoke at a NATO meeting in Rome Thursday, convening with allies to hone plans for rapidly responding to nation-state hacks and other digital threats. Thursday’s meeting follows a June commitment from officials representing 30 NATO countries to significantly boost NATO’s cyber defenses as an alliance and at the national […]

White House rallies industry support for Internet of Things labeling effort

White House officials convened industry leaders, policy experts and government leaders on Wednesday to discuss plans for security and privacy standards on connected devices. The meeting — billed as a workshop for a nascent White House Internet of Things labeling initiative — included top White House cyber official Anne Neuberger, Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica […]

White House to unveil ambitious cybersecurity labeling effort modeled after Energy Star

The White House National Security Council will announce plans Tuesday for a consumer products cybersecurity labeling program intended to improve digital safeguards on internet-connected devices, a senior White House official told CyberScoop.  About 50 representatives from consumer product associations, manufacturing companies and technology think tanks will convene at the White House on Oct. 19 for […]

White House to give aviation executives classified cyberthreat briefing, latest in series of industry meetings

The White House has been conducting classified cybersecurity briefings with executives from select critical infrastructure sectors as part of an ongoing effort to compel industry leaders to invest more in their digital defenses. The next meeting, scheduled for September, will be with executives from across the aviation industry, a senior White House cybersecurity official told […]

White House issues call to action in light of new intelligence on Russian cyberthreat

The Biden administration renewed calls Monday for the private sector to address known vulnerabilities and shore up cyberdefenses in light of a looming possibility of a cyberattack from Russia on U.S. infrastructure. The latest warning is “based on evolving threat intelligence, that the Russian government is exploring options for potential cyberattacks on critical infrastructure in […]

White House attributes Ukraine DDoS incidents to Russia’s GRU

Russia was behind recent disruptions of Ukrainian government and banking websites, a top White House official said Friday. “We have assessed that Russia was responsible for the distributed denial-of-service [DDoS] attacks that occurred earlier this week,” said Anne Neuberger, deputy national security adviser for cyber and emerging technology. Neuberger said the U.S. has “technical information” […]

Top White House cyber adviser Anne Neuberger makes the rounds in Europe

A top U.S. cyber official is in Europe this week to “elevate cybersecurity as a top-tier priority at NATO and with international partners,” a senior Biden administration official told reporters Tuesday morning. Anne Neuberger, the deputy national security adviser for cyber and emerging technology, starts her trip in Brussels to meet with counterparts at NATO […]

White House hosts open-source software security summit in light of expansive Log4j flaw

Tech giants and federal agencies will meet at the White House on Thursday to discuss open-source software security, a response to the widespread Log4j vulnerability that’s worrying industry and cyber leaders. Among the attendees are companies like Apple, Facebook and Google, as well as the Apache Software Foundation, which builds Log4j, a ubiquitous open-source logging […]

Sergey Pavlovich, wanted by US on hacking-related charges since 2008, was ‘surprised’ by Russian arrest

The accused cybercriminal was in the restaurant of the hotel where he was staying in St. Petersburg when two Russian police officers arrived. Sergey Pavlovich, an admitted former scammer charged in the U.S. for his alleged role with a forum where thieves bought and sold stolen credit card numbers, was taken into custody on Nov. […]

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