cyberterrorism

NSA creates new cybersecurity arm to combat foreign threats

The National Security Agency announced Tuesday it is creating a new Cybersecurity Directorate, which will "unify NSA's foreign intelligence and cyberdefense missions and is charged with preventing and eradicating threats to National Security Systems and the Defense Industrial Base."

Biden downplays Chinese economic competition

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden argued on Wednesday that China is "not competition" for the United States, downplaying the threat from the world's second-largest economy.

Hacks can cost businesses millions

Cyberattacks are a nightmare for chief executives. To make matters worse, their insurers may refuse to pay up for damage the hackers do to their business.