Trump says he doesn't know why his longtime attorney paid $130K to Stormy Daniels right before the election
"It needs to be very clear that there are consequences when countries meddle in our affairs," says @DHSgov Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, agreeing with former DHS Secretary Johnson on the need for a US cyber doctrine
"We have a much clearer picture of the full extent of what the Russian government was doing" says former DHS Secretary Johnson, 2 years on "There could have been additional [US/DHS] efforts made, but I'm satisfied at the time this was a front burner item I was repeatedly making public statements"
Russia's Vladimir Putin himself directed cyber attacks on US in order to influence Election2016 "plain and simple," says former @DHSgov Secretary Jeh Johnson "The key question for our leaders at the national and state level is, what are we going to do about it"
More than half of US states signed up for @DHSgov cyber hygiene scanning service - which helps find vulnerabilities, says Secretary Nielsen. DHS also increasing availability of on-site assessments
"In a democracy, citizens must have faith that their vote counts and is counted correctly," says @DHSgov Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at SSCI "In 2016, we know that Russia|n actors targeted state election systems" "We have no evidence that votes were changed as a result"
"This issue is urgent" Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chair @SenatorBurr says of US election vulnerabilities/Russia "If we start to fix these issues tomorrow we still may not be i time to save the system for 2018 and 2020"
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies on Russia threats to U.S. election
Facebook down 2.2 percent, Twitter up 3 percent at market open $FB $TWTR
Kaspersky is moving its servers which process data from U.S. and European users to Switzerland in response to spying allegations. Company docs say doing so will put data outside the jurisdiction of Russian security services
@privacyprivee launches Facebook investigation
Cambridge Analytica says its board has suspended CEO Alexander Nix with immediate effect pending an investigation after Channel 4 investigative reports.
White House says Trump is not considering or discussing the firing of Special Counsel Mueller
'We appreciate the opportunity to answer questions the FTC may have': Facebook deputy chief privacy officer
STRATCOM's General Hyten says cyber should be treated like space has been treated - talked about/viewed/considered as a warfighting domain
"We need to have specific rules of engagement in cyber that match the other domains" per @US_Stratcom's General Hyten "Then we need to delegate that authority all the way down so we can deal with threats that exist that challenge the United States"
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg summoned by UK lawmakers to give evidence regarding the Cambridge Analytica scandal
British MPs ask Facebook's Zuckerberg to give evidence on data row
Irish Data Protection Commissioner says 'following up' with Facebook on oversight of app developers, third parties that utilize their platform
Roskomnadzor gave Telegram 15 days to provide the Russian FSB with encryption keys
A Facebook executive who urged transparency on Russian disinformation is said to be leaving after clashing with other company officials
Dianne Feinstein, top Democrat on Senate Judiciary Committee, asks panel chairman Chuck Grassley to hold hearings on Facebook data use reports $FB
Facebook has announced that they've hired a forensics firm to conduct a comprehensive audit of Cambridge Analytica.
Britain's data protection authority is seeking a search warrant to search the Cambridge Analytica offices on Tuesday, according to the UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham who told Channel 4 News on Monday. This comes after Channel 4 exposed CA's corruption.
Russian-american Data Scientist Who Harvested Facebook Data At Cambridge Analytica Says He Is Ready To Testify At Congress
Cyberattacks Put Russian Fingers on the Switch at Power Plants, U.S. Says
Republican Senator John Kennedy joins Democrat Klobuchar in asking for tech CEO hearing after news of alleged misuse of Facebook data
Facebook shares fall 4.8 percent on reports of data leak $FB
EU justice chief to discuss data leak with Facebook, U.S. government
Theresa May's spokesman says the Prime Minister expects Facebook and Cambridge Analytica to co-operate fully with the investigation into claims personal data was harvested