David P. Fidler Security, It may be a new realm, but U.S.-Iranian competition remains very much the same. The emergence of cybersecurity as a global problem reveals that states are harnessing cyber technologies in the service of their respective national security and foreign policy interests. Show More Summary
What’s Happening — National Journal presents Conversation with the Chairman, Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee at the Newseum, 8:30 a.m. — The Christian Science Monitor presents The Future of Cybersecurity Innovation at the St. Show More Summary
The Chinese government has removed Apple along with other prominent U.S. technology vendors from its state purchase lists in favor of local vendors. According to Reuters, the change comes on the heels of cybersecurity concerns, with Chinese government officials reported to be wary of surveillance from Western government agencies. Show More Summary
Conservative think tank The Heritage Foundation argued for increased U.S. port cybersecurity in a report published online this week. "The U.S. Department
Don’t be deceived by their colorful manes and cheery disposition. Rainbow Dash and Twilight Sparkle just want to spy on you. The Intercept has obtained a top secret document from Edward Snowden that reveals a massive cybersecurity operation...Show More Summary
During Monday's Cybersecurity for a New America conference in DC, Yahoo's Chief Information Security Officer Alex Stamos stood up and had an intense verbal showdown with NSA director Mike Rogers about the NSA's plan to ban working crypto, in which the nation's top spook fumfuhed and fumbled to explain how this idea isn't totally insane. Read the rest
As previously reported by SocialTimes, small and medium-sized businesses don’t feel prepared when it comes to cybersecurity. One of the most concerning parts the earlier study by IT research firm Software Advice was that many businesses had no plan in place in the event of a breach. Show More Summary
Julian Sanchez At a New America Foundation conference on cybersecurity Monday, NSA Director Mike Rogers gave an interview that—despite his best efforts to deal exclusively in uninformative platitudes—did produce a few lively moments....Show More Summary
Op-Ed: Old school notions of cybersecurity being like a brick wall are obsolete; adversaries are more about deception and finesse
Banks and law firms are planning to set up a group that would be affiliated with the banking industry’s forum for sharing data on online threats.
THE HILL: President Obama’s cyber pitch misses mark in Silicon Valley. “The Obama administration is stumbling in its cybersecurity message to Silicon Valley, according to tech executives and a former White House official. The White House recently made a big show of going to Stanford University for a major cybersecurity summit. While much of the […]
Republican Party says cyber-assaults are a "crucial challenge" the nation can't afford to ignore
The Naked Chef's site has been undressed by hackers. JamieOliver.com was hijacked recently, a cybersecurity firm reported on Tuesday, potentially exposing visitors to malware that hackers could use to infect their computers....
“Now we are about to take our coverage up another notch.” New York Times business editor Dean Murphy and deputy business editor Peter Lattman on Pui-Wing Tam being named technology editor: Cybersecurity breaches. Billion-dollar start-ups. Show More Summary
Earlier this year, shortly after the Sony attack, Financial Sense Newshour spoke with Shane Harris to discuss the world of hacking, cyberwarfare, and the rapidly growing market for cybersecurity as detailed in his new book, @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex...
A giant cellphone surveillance program is just one of the dark NSA secrets being dragged out into the light, thanks to a certain whistleblower and a Russian cybersecurity firm.
“What we really need is a Manhattan Project for cybersecurity.” It’s a sentiment that swells up every few years in the wake of some huge computer intrusion—most recently the Sony and Anthem hacks. The invocation of the legendary program that spawned the atomic bomb is telling. Show More Summary
Today, FBI Cyber Division Assistant Director Joseph Demarest took part in the Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection, which was sponsored by the White House and held at Stanford University in California.