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Experts: U.S. Must Do More To Protect Energy Grid From Cyberattacks

The problem is bad and getting worse.

October 21, 2015

White House Says Obama Will Raise Cyber Concern With China’s Xi

President Obama will raise concerns about cyber security with Chinese President Xi Jinping when they meet in Washington this month amid rising U.S. worries about Chinese hacking of U.S. government and commercial targets

September 15, 2015

Owner Of Ashley Madison Website Confirms Some Authentic Data Leaked

Hackers dumped a massive cache of data about Ashley Madison users online late on Tuesday, posting it on a part of the Internet that is only accessible by using a specialized browser.

August 19, 2015

Outages At NYSE, United Airlines, WSJ.com Expose Digital Vulnerabilities

The cyberoutages came one after another: one of the nation’s biggest airlines, its largest financial news publication and its main stock exchange.

July 8, 2015

White House Says No Indication Of Malice In NYSE Shutdown

“There is no indication that malicious actors were involved”

July 8, 2015
data center

Cybersecurity Measures Inch Forward, But Critics Doubt Their Effectiveness

Many argue that information sharing will do little to plug gaps in the nation’s cyberdefenses, while meanwhile eroding privacy rights.

June 23, 2015
computer servers

Federal Cyberattack Linked To Foreign Government, Intelligence Panel Member Says

The data breached in the OPM attack included Social Security information and other personal data belonging to about 4 million federal employees in the U.S.

June 7, 2015
Cybersecurity, Michael McCaul, Immunity, Infrastructure, Internet, Data, Devin Nunes, NCCIC, Homeland Security

A Cybersecurity Turf War At Home And Abroad

Two bills make their way through Congress, contradicting one another, as each seeks to dictate the federal government’s access to data from private companies.

April 28, 2015
Intelligence Gathering, Homeland Secuirty, Drones, Criminal Investigations, FBI, 9/11 Review Commission, Cybersecurity, Terrorism, National News

FBI Must ‘Urgently’ Upgrade Intelligence On Terror Threats, Panel Says

FBI lags behind its “full law enforcement” capabilities review commission finds especially in targeting tech-savvy and lone wolf terrorists.

March 25, 2015

U.S. Launches Voluntary Cybersecurity Plan

Washington (AFP) – The U.S. administration on Wednesday launched its Cybersecurity Framework, a plan aimed at protecting the nation against hackers that makes use of voluntary standards. The initiative stems from an executive order issued last year by President Barack Obama after repeated failures in Congress of a cybersecurity law. The framework allows the government […]

February 12, 2014

Cyberwar Hysteria Aids Consultants, Hurts U.S.

July 25 (Bloomberg) — On Feb. 3, President Barack Obama and the entire West Wing lost access to e-mail for more than seven hours. A tree-trimmer had accidentally cut the lines running out of the White House data center. White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer sent a bulletin via Twitter — the only way he […]

July 25, 2011