Biden Puts $10 Billion for Cybersecurity, IT in Rescue Package
Pentagon puts Xiaomi on the bad list, Classiscam makes its way to Europe, Apple removes controversial list from MacOS, Cisco issues fixes for more than 67 flaws, NSA warns of DoH's downside, more
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In his sweeping COVID-19 legislative proposal called American Rescue Package, President-elect Joe Biden includes more than $10 billion in funding to boost the nation’s cybersecurity and information technology.
On the heels of the recently revealed massive SolarWinds’ infiltration of American networks by likely Russian threat actors, Biden said that the new investment in IT and cybersecurity is “an urgent national security issue that cannot wait.” (Maggie Miller / The Hill)
Related: Axios, The Sun, Bloomberg Law, FCW
Chinese smartphone and consumer electronics giant Xiaomi was added to a Department of Defense list of companies that support China’s military as perhaps the last Chinese tech target of the Trump Administration.
Unlike Huawei and other Chinese telecom tech giants, accused by the administration of spying on be…
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