Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) slammed Joe Biden for the way he has handled cybersecurity with Russia. In an interview on Thursday, Lankford called out Biden for essentially divulging locations in the U.S. that are vulnerable to attack.
The CEO of Colonial Pipeline said the May ransomware attack encrypted its systems, in turn, shutting down the largest fuel pipeline in the U.S.
U.S. investigators have recovered millions of dollars of the ransom paid by the Colonial Pipeline during last month’s ransomware attack.
An alarming rise in cyberattacks targeting U.S. businesses has prompted officials to call for action. Biden administration Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm claimed the U.S. energy grid is vulnerable in the face of alleged foreign attacks.
Christopher Krebs, the former director of the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, urged corporate executives to focus on how to respond and recover in the event of a cyberattack.