Tuesday, 6 March 2018

While U.S. ponders response to Russia, agencies' hands are tied in cyberspace, intelligence chief says.

After senators repeatedly criticized him for the weak U.S. response to Russian cyberattacks and propaganda, the head of the intelligence community complained Tuesday that a lack of policy had stifled his agencies from taking action.

The White House is currently involved in various policy discussions with intelligence agencies, the Pentagon and the Homeland Security Department about how to best counter Russian operations, said Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats. But there’s still no timetable for when any of these policies will be either introduced or codified into law.

By Chris Bing.

Full story at Cyberscoop.

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