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Here's what should be done after SolarWinds hack

The information that is emerging about Russia's extensive cyberintelligence operation against the United States and other countries should be increasingly alarming to the public. The magnitude of the hacking, now believed to have affected more than 250 federal agencies and businesses -- primarily through a malicious update of the SolarWinds network management software -- may have slipped under most people's radar during the holiday season, but its implications are stunning.

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Concern mounts over government cyber agency's struggle to respond to hack fallout

With Microsoft acknowledging for the first time this past week that suspected Russian hackers behind a massive government security breach also gained access to its source code, pressure is mounting on US officials and cybersecurity experts to explain how the attackers infiltrated various US computer networks, what they did once inside and the steps that are being taken to mitigate the damage.

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Presidential transition mistrust: Roadblocks on troops, cyber hack and budgets

President-elect Joe Biden's explosive allegation this week that the outgoing Trump administration is throwing up "roadblocks" on key national security matters was a low-point for a transition plagued by mistrust, overseen by a sitting President uninterested in facilitating a smooth transfer of power.

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Tensions intensify between Biden and Pentagon over stalled transition briefings

President-elect Joe Biden's transition team on Wednesday disputed suggestions from Pentagon officials who questioned the accuracy of Biden's assertion a day earlier that the Department of Defense has refused to brief his team on the massive cyberattack on government agencies and major American technology and accounting companies.

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Opinion: Covid-19 has revealed just how vulnerable we are to biosecurity threats

The field of biosecurity -- aimed at keeping nations safe from natural or human-made pathogens -- has long been eclipsed by cybersecurity and counterterrorism, for good reason: the threat of a pandemic or an act of biological terror seemed comparatively small. But now that Covid-19 has revealed just how serious these threats can be, we must take preventative measures to ensure our physical and economic resilience.

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Mitt Romney: Trump has a blind spot when it comes to Russia

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) tells CNN's Jake Tapper that President Trump has a blind spot when it comes to dealing with Russia after the President downplayed a massive cyberattack on US federal agencies linked to the country, warning that the aggression "is a big wake-up call for us."

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Romney: Trump has a 'blind spot' when it comes to Russia

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney said Sunday that President Donald Trump has a "blind spot" when it comes to dealing with Russia after the President downplayed a massive cyberattack on US federal agencies linked to the country, warning that the aggression "is a big wake up call for us."

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