The EFF’s Handy Cybersecurity FAQ Answers Many Questions

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GOP Candidates’ Official Websites Pretty Hackable

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Is Cyber Warfare Imminent, Or Is the Hype Overblown?

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IPv6 Internet Seeing Increase In DDoS Attacks

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Senator John McCain Proposes Cybersecurity Bill

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Could Lying on Facebook, Checking Out NSFW Stuff Land You in Jail?

The internet community was rocked this week as one of the most important, coveted items in my lifetime finally hit the web. I’m talking, of course, about the Scarlett Johansson nudie pics. How many people, do you think, while dutifully…

House Passes Cybersecurity Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act by a vote of 422 to 5.

The bill is aimed at improving cybersecurity within the federal government as well as the public and private sectors by helping to develop a skilled cybersecurity workforce along with coordinating and prioritizing federal research and development.

The bill also seeks to improve the transfer of cyber security technologies to the marketplace and promote cybersecurity education for the public.