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Brad Maiorino, Target’s New Cybersecurity Boss, Discusses Being a ‘Glutton For Punishment’

23 hours agoTechnology : Bits

As Target's new chief information security officer, Brad Maiorino may have one of the hardest jobs in corporate America. In an interview, he explains why doesn't see it that way.

Want to make $1 million per month? Retire from the NSA

Former NSA director Keith Alexander will charge companies up to $1 million a month to keep them safe from online hackers, Foreign Policy reports. Apparently Alexander and business partners from IronNet Cybersecurity have founded a new firm after leaving the government and military in March. Show More Summary

Israel's 'Iron Dome' contractors reportedly hacked by China

Three of the defense contractors who built Israel's "Iron Dome," a shield that protects Israel from missiles, have been hacked by China, according to cybersecurity firm Cyber Engineering Services, Inc. (CyberESI). Krebs on Security reports...Show More Summary

IoT gets a boost from Cisco in Barcelona (and more smart grid developments)

This week’s collection of smart grid wins makes up for its brevity with variety, from IoT and transmission to metering, a new partnership on cybersecurity and grants for community microgrids in California. via Smart Grid: IoT gets a boost from Cisco in Barcelona (and more smart grid developments).

Google just tied its all-time lobbying record, spending "$5.03 million on lobbying from April throug

2 days agoTechnology : Valleywag

Google just tied its all-time lobbying record, spending "$5.03 million on lobbying from April through June." Reportedly, Google lobbied Washington on issues ranging from "cybersecurity, patent reform, tax reform and immigration" to "autonomous vehicle technology." Read more...

Microsoft, the ‘Guardian Warriors’ and China’s Cybersecurity Fears

Last year, a Chinese magazine with ties to the Communist party identified “eight guardian warriors” – U.S. companies that, it said, “have seamlessly infiltrated China.” Here's a rundown of how the companies are faring.

Microsoft, the ‘Guardian Warriors’ and China’s Cybersecurity Fears

Last year, a Chinese magazine with ties to the Communist party identified “eight guardian warriors” – U.S. companies that, it said, “have seamlessly infiltrated China.” Here's a rundown of how the companies are faring.

Your personal privacy isn't the only cost of NSA surveillance

2 days agoOdd : Boing Boing

"We're trading away not only privacy, but also the U.S. tech economy, internet openness, America’s foreign policy interests and cybersecurity.” Read the rest

Cybersecurity firm ThetaRay raises $10M to develop a U.S. presence

These guys prevent power plants from getting blown up by hackers — and they're GE backed.

Waterfall, Schneider Electric Join Forces On Cybersecurity

Waterfall Security Solutions and Schneider Electric, a specialist in energy management, have entered a partnership to bring what they call “stronger than firewall” cybersecurity technologies to Schneider customers. via Renew Grid: Content / New & Noteworthy / Waterfall, Schneider Electric Join Forces On Cybersecurity.

How Serious Is James Clapper About Cybersecurity When His Office Can't Even Get Its SSL Certificate Right?

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

James Clapper and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) have been among the loudest FUD-spewers concerning the "threats" to cybersecurity out there, and the need for massively dangerous "cybersecurity" legislation that would really just open up the ability for the Intelligence Community to get more access to private data. Show More Summary

Wall Street Journal Computers Hacked

Your personal information on WSJ.com is being held for ransom. The Wall Street Journal has taken some of its systems offline after a cybersecurity breach that has potentially compromised the personal information of wsj.com's users, as well as the credentials needed to control the site's servers. Read Full Story

NSA picks 5 universities to train cyberspies

2 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

The National Security Agency has added more schools to a program to train students to fill cybersecurity and intelligence posts

Reddit, Privacy Groups Call Obama To Reject Cybersecurity Bill

2 weeks agoTechnology : TechCrunch

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

Swipe Right for Spambots: Fake Tinder Profiles Still Seduce Users

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 Tie-up with Microsoft

  General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions announced that it has joined the Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP). Under this industry partnership program,

Could 2014 Be The Year For Cybersecurity Information Sharing Legislation?

Ed note: The Telecom Law Monitor is part of the LexBlog Network (LXBN). LXBN is the world’s largest network of professional blogs. With more than 8,000 authors, LXBN is the only media source featuring the latest lawyer-generated commentary on news and issues from around the globe. The Senate is one step closer to a floor…

The Switchboard: Meet CISA, the latest cybersecurity legislation privacy groups hate.

2 weeks agoTechnology : Post Tech

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

CCTV Takes New Shot At Apple On Security

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

Aaron Swartz Can’t Fight the New Cybersecurity Bill, So We Must Do It

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

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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