New York Post: Two federal agencies warned Americans to “remain vigilant” about their online security during the long Thanksgiving weekend after a year full of high-profile hacks.
The Hill: The Senate is eyeing the annual defense bill as a vehicle to attach critical provisions to improve the nation’s cybersecurity following a devastating year in which major attacks left the government flat-footed.
ZDNet: The Series D funding round was led by existing investors Sutter Hill Ventures, Altimeter Capital, D1 Capital Partners, and Tiger Global Management.
Bleeping Computer: The warning was issued as a joint advisory released by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), and the United Kingdom's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).
Politico: The FBI could be sidelined in new cybersecurity legislation, a top Bureau official told lawmakers. And, in the view of America’s most powerful law enforcement agency, that would be a big problem.
The Hill: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new program to attract and retain cybersecurity professionals, as major cyber incidents have ticked up over the past year and are drawing more government attention.
ZDNet: US Vice President Kamala Harris said the US will be joining the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace -- a voluntary agreement between more than 80 countries, local governments, and tech companies centered on advancing cybersecurity and "preserving the open, interoperable, secure, and reliable Internet."
Dark Reading: A recent surge in Clop ransomware attacks led researchers to spot a common thread in the first stage of the attack: the exploitation of a known and patched vulnerability in SolarWinds Serv-U file server software.