The day's top stories in social media and technology for 5/14 include: an FBI briefing of banks on DDoS attacks shares classified intelligence, an epic social media meltdown, an underground escape for a Bahrain blogger, social mediaShow More Summary
CBS has given series orders to dramas Intelligence and Hostages as well as comedies Mom, We Are Men, The Millers and Crazy Ones, TVGuide.com has learned. Intelligence follows a unit at U.S. Cyber Command that has been created aroundShow More Summary
China's government and military have targeted US government computers as part of a cyber espionage campaign, a Pentagon report on China alleged. Intrusions were focused on collecting intelligence on U.S. diplomatic, economic and defense sectors which could benefit China's own defense programme, it says. Show More Summary
We've got a tremendous speaker line-up including John Caruthers, the head of the FBI's National Security Cyber Program at the San Diego field office, while on intelligence matters, we have RADM Andy Singer (USN ret) who, among his many accomplishments, was the Director of Intelligence for PACCOM. Show More Summary
Last year, after making it through the gauntlet of SOPA and PIPA, we wondered if we’d have to worry about yet another bit of Internet regulation, CISPA, aka the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. As it turns out, despite support in the U.S. House of Representatives, we probably don’t have to be concerned about CISPA going anywhere, … [More]
Key lawmakers are suggesting that the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) will soon die in the U.S. Senate—just like last year. CISPA backers say it’s designed to make it easier for organizations to share...Show More Summary
It appears that the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protect Act (CISPA) will not be making its way to President Obama's Oval Office anytime soon. Despite the passing of the bill in the House last week, CISPA has been once again rejected and shelved by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation due to privacy concerns. Show More Summary
The House of Representative's version of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, probably won't be taken up in its entirety by the Senate, according to a new report. CISPA passed the House last week with bipartisan...Show More Summary
Elbit Systems has been awarded an approximately $40 million contract to supply a country in Africa with the Wise Intelligence Technology (WiTTM) System for Intelligence Analysis and Cyber Defense. The system will be supplied within two years. A highly advanced end-to-end solution, WiT supports every stage of the intelligence process, including the collection of the [...]
LONDON– (Marketwire – Apr 23, 2013) - Silobreaker announced today at the Info Security Europe 2013 conference in London, the release of its mobile app for subscribers of Silobreaker Premium, the online intelligence tool for cyber security,...Show More Summary
CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, passed the US House of Representatives last week in the wake of the horrific Boston Marathon bombing, but it faces significant hurdles in the Senate. The bipartisan bill proposed by Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and Mike Rogers (R-MI) allows private businesses as well as government agencies to share [...]Show More Summary
Activists planning an "Internet Blackout" today to protest CISPA—the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act—hoped to channel the same energy that helped sink another unpopular piece of Web legislation about 15 months ago. So far, that doesn’t seem to be happening. Show More Summary
About 900 sites have blacked out in protest of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, which passed a House vote last week. The protest is being led by the hacker activist group Anonymous. The bill seeks to remove...Show More Summary
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), aimed at investigating cyber-threats, just passed in the House. Digital-rights activist Mark Jaycox outlines the precise effects of the bill in its current form: Companies have new rights to monitor user actions and share data – including potentially sensitive user data – with the government without a [...]
Congress is once again pushing forward on a controversial bill to bolster the nation’s cybersecurity, which could end up changing how law firms and their clients respond to online threats. The House passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act,...
FindLaw columnist Eric Sinrod writes regularly in this section on legal developments surrounding technology and the Internet. The House has approved the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA, H.R. 624). CISPA allows private companies and the federal government to exchange information relating to cybersecurity threats. The bill was passed......
Photo: Shutterstock We've been CISPA'd again. For a second year the US House has passed the embarrassingly vague Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, a bill that could scatter your personal information like a tornado hitting a trailer park. Echoing last year, the Obama administration has threatened to veto CISPA if it fails to incorporate [...]
Today, hundreds of websites, subreddits and Tumblr blogs are participating in a day-long blackout protest led by Anonymous against the the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protect Act (CISPA) passed by the House last Thursday. For the complete listing of websites participating in the blackout, check out the index page over at AnonyOps.
About 400 websites are taking part in an online blackout today to protest the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA). The web-based demonstration, organized by the hacktivist organization, Anonymous, is not likely to interfere with the average web user's day, unless that user frequently posts funny videos on Reddit. Show More Summary
The hacktivist group Anonymous is hoping for a big response today after launching an appeal for websites to ‘black out’ their home pages in protest at the US government’s proposed Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), which was passed … Continue reading ?