All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Cyber-Security’

Ashley Madison Hackers: Will They Release Personal Info Of Clients?

Ashley Madison customers are sweating bullets right now as the public waits to see whether or not hackers who stole customer information from the site are going to make it public. Ashley Madison is the hook-up site for married people looking for affairs. In fact their slogan is “Life is short. Have an affair.” So, it’s no surprise that the …

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Obama Creates New Cyber Intelligence Agency

It’s official – the US has a new agency to help combat cyber attacks. Through a new memorandum, President Obama has established the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC), a brand new agency tasked with centralizing and organizing intelligence related to cyber threats. The CTIIC was first announced earlier this month by Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and …

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The US Is Getting a New Anti-Cyberattack Agency

Today, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco will give a speech at the Wilson Center at an event on cyber threats. According to the Center, Monaco will “preview plans for preventing the most pernicious state and non-state digital intrusions and Administration efforts to provide early warning about cyber attacks.” And apparently, one way to prevent …

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HP Releases Cyber Security Risk Report, Organizes Its Security Research

Though the focus of the tech press this week will certainly be on the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, security researchers are having their own RSA conference this week in San Francisco. HP has managed to find itself at both conferences, straddling the line between its classic form as a hardware manufacturer and the enterprise products it sees as its …

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McAfee CEO to Deliver Speech at White House

Co-president of McAfee Security Solutions, Michael DeCesare, will be delivering a speech at the White House tomorrow titled, “Building Cybersecurity Partnerships and Promoting Voluntary Action: Stopping Botnets”. The event, held in the Indian Treaty Room from 8:30 PM to 9:45 PM, will be hosted by White House Cybersecurity coordinator, Howard Schmidt. The White House, in conjunction with the US Department …

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Cyber Security and Advanced Malware [Infographic]

I’m sure this is not news, but over 60% of security and IT professionals think their organization will be the victims of some type of cyber attack within the next six months. That’s an awful large group of people who are worried about the integrity of the systems they work on everyday. Either we have an enormous and growing criminal …

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Proposed EU Law Wants To Make Possession of Hacking Tools A Crime

The European Union is looking to update and standardize its anti-hacking legislation. Under a draft law backed by the EU Civil Liberties Committee on Tuesday, hacking IT systems, as well as the possession or distribution of hacking tools, would be a criminal offence throughout the EU, one punishable by 2-5 years in prison. This latter restriction would be the equivalent …

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Is Harry Reid Slipping SOPA Into A New Cyber-Security Bill?

While details about a proposed cyber-security bill remain elusive, one frightful speculation seems to be making the rounds lately: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has not abandoned his effort to shackle the Internet. After Internet commoners and companies alike pushed back in a determined way last month against the Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act, many were content …

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