Other articles we’re reading
Unwanted Truths: Inside Trump’s Battles With U.S. Intelligence Agencies. Since his campaign, Donald Trump has waged a war with the intelligence community. Today cowed intel officers steer clear of the topic of Russia and shy away from telling him the truth. Robert Draper has an astonishing story in the New York Times Magazine.
Russia Continues Interfering in Election to Help Trump, U.S. Intelligence Says. Russia and China are duking it out to influence the U.S. election this year but Russia is the graver threat intelligence officials say. The New York Times’ Julian Barnes has the story.
NCSC Offers Seven-Question Guidance on Cyber Insurance. Is cybersecurity insurance worth it? The UK’s National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) has guidance that highlights seven key cybersecurity questions for businesses to address to help them make more informed decisions around cyber insurance, Dan Raywood at Infosecurity Magazine reports.
The Department of Homeland Security is a rogue agency. Democrats must take action– The Nation’s Ken Klippenstein discovered that DHS was spying on journalists and each day new revelations emerge that DHS is abusing its spying powers, Trevor Timm points out in this Guardian essay.