The National Security Agency has added more schools to a program to train students to fill cybersecurity and intelligence posts
A coalition of 30 companies and privacy groups, including Reddit and search engine DuckDuckGo, on Tuesday demanded that President Barack Obama promise to reject a controversial cybersecurity bill. The bill has come under fire for its...Show More Summary
Mobile matchmaking tool Tinder is becoming one of the most popular ways to find love online, but it can also be a minefield for unsuspecting users whose matches are actually spambots. Cybersecurity company Symantec has released a study...Show More Summary
General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions announced that it has joined the Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP). Under this industry partnership program,
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Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of hand-picked stories from The Switch team. Privacy fight returns for cyber bill. Privacy watchdogs are up in arms about the latest legislative attempt providing a framework for cybsersecurity information sharing, Julian Hattem at the Hill reports. Show More Summary
By Doug Young: When the history books are written, "cybersecurity" will go down as one of the key buzzwords for Sino-US relations in 2014, following a nonstop war of accusations between Beijing and Washington. In the latest twist toShow More Summary
By Thor Benson A year-and-a-half after Swartz killed himself because of pressure from felonies he faced over alleged “cyber crimes,” the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act is set to give the government the power to collect and share content from emails, texts or other written communications without a warrant, says ACLU adviser Gabe Rottman.
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The ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) has issued a new warning to Americans about a law to open up the gates for government overreach and secrecy. In a post entitled, “Beware the Dangers of Congress’ Latest Cybersecurity Bill,” the ACLU’s Sandra Fulton warns that the bill “poses serious threats to our privacy, gives the government
I've been a frequent and vocal critic of many threat intelligence reports issued by the usual players in information security. So it was very refreshing to read this report by Cassidian CyberSecurity (now a part of Airbus Defense and...Show More Summary
U.S. technology firm Dell, the largest vendor of computer servers in China, says its business there hasn’t been hurt by disagreements between Washington and Beijing over cybersecurity issues.
We've written about the Senate's dangerous CIPA bill -- which is Congress' latest (bad) attempt to help increase the NSA-led surveillance state by giving companies blanket immunity if they share private information with the government... Show More Summary
The Senate Intelligence Committee advanced a cybersecurity bill Tuesday that would grant legal immunity for companies to share computer threat data with the government. The 12-3 vote, which moves the bill closer to a floor debate, cheered lawmakers who have been pushing for such legislation for several years. But it dismayed civil liberties advocates who […]
The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee approved a bill on Tuesday to encourage companies to exchange information with the government on hacking attempts and cybersecurity threats, officials said.
The Senate Intelligence Committee today approved a cybersecurity bill that would encourage companies to share information about threats with each other and the federal government. The Senate group voted 12 to 3 to advance the bill. It should see a full vote this year. Read More
The surveillance debate has focused on the legality of spying on Americans but some say the biggest danger is in the methods the NSA uses
Middle East experts at major U.S. think tanks were hacked by Chinese cyberspies in recent weeks as events in Iraq began to escalate, according to a cybersecurity firm that works with the institutions. The group behind the breaches, called...Show More Summary
Here’s the facts, just the facts: Legendary cyber training institute SANS has joined forces with industry leaders to equip security professionals and control system engineers with the cybersecurity skills they need to defend national critical infrastructure. via The Smart Grid Security Blog: Get Schooled on ICS Sec by SANS at SERC in Charlotte.