Estimating the Costs of Cyber Attacks Against the U.S., Billions

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Cyberattacks cost the United States between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016

The report published by the White House Council of Economic Advisers examines the cyberattacks cost that malicious cyber activities cause to the U.S. economy.

U.S Ethics Office: we know how to rebuild the public’s trust

Ah what?

February 5, 2018

When we become public servants– custodians of the people’s government–we take an oath.

We take an oath to faithfully perform our duties, an oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.

The success of our Constitution, the success of our government, depends on the trust of the people that we serve. Today, our fellow citizens are suspicious of their government. A recent Transparency International report found that a clear majority of the American People think that corruption is getting worse.1

List of Companies, Amicus Brief Against Trump’s Sanctuary City Policy

The Senate defeated a GOP proposal based on President Donald Trump’s immigration framework.
The plan would have offered a path to citizenship for “Dreamers” and increased border security while also cutting legal immigration.
The vote was 39-60, with 60 votes needed for approval.

I say GOOD. It was fraught with loopholes and the actual number of illegals in question remained unknown.

Meanwhile, there is more going on with the whole sanctuary city thing. Hold on, you wont like this.

Where is the Legislation/Law Mandating Against Cyber Intrusions?

No one in Washington DC or media talks about the ever constant cyber attacks against all things United States.

There have been countless hearings on The Hill about Russian operations against the election architecture in the United States as well as other allied countries. While Russia is one of the top threats, Iran and North Korea are also guilty, yet China likely ranks number two behind Russia.

Do You Know What CTIIC is? You Should

First…there is no policy as admitted in a Senate Intelligence Hearing of the heads of the intelligence agencies and confirmed by Senator Angus King (Maine).

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CTIIC is the federal lead for intelligence support in response to significant cyber incidents, working—on behalf of the IC—to integrate analysis of threat trends and events, build situational awareness, and support interagency efforts to develop options for degrading or mitigating adversary threat capabilities.