World / Politics Jun 28, 2019

U.S. House Democrats approve bill to strengthen election security

Alarmed by Russian interference in 2016, House Democrats approved a bill Thursday aimed at strengthening election security for the 2020 race. The measure, approved 225-184 mostly along party lines, would require paper ballots in federal elections and authorize $775 million in grants over the next ...

World Jun 16, 2019

U.S. reportedly increasing digital incursions into Russian power grid

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday accused The New York Times of "a virtual act of treason," after it reported the U.S. is stepping up digital incursions into Russia's electric power grid. Current and former government officials have described the classified deployment of American computer ...

Government urges utilities in Japan to manage data with care

Business May 23, 2019

Government urges utilities in Japan to manage data with care

The government asked critical infrastructure operators Thursday to manage important data in Japan rigorously, in a bid to prevent its disclosure. The request was made as part of the government's revised guidelines on security standards for operators of essential services such as electricity, water and ...