informa
/
Risk
Quick Hits

Trump Plans To Build Anti-Hacking Team

President-elect Donald Trump says he will appoint a team to advise on cyberattacks in the 90 days following his move to the White House.

US President-elect Donald Trump has announced he will set up a team to guide the government on how to ward off cyberattacks within 90 days of taking office, reports Reuters. He said this soon after a "constructive" meeting with members of US intelligence agencies on January 6 to discuss the agencies' report on last year's cyberattacks ahead of the US presidential election.

While Trump acknowledged Russia as partly responsible for consistent cyberattacks on US government entities, he reiterated the hacks did not influence the election outcome.

Trump is scheduled to take office on January 20.

Read full story on Reuters.

Recommended Reading:
Editors' Choice
Kirsten Powell, Senior Manager for Security & Risk Management at Adobe
Joshua Goldfarb, Director of Product Management at F5