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Justice Department Announces Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team

Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco on Wednesday announced the creation of a National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team (NCET), to tackle complex investigations and prosecutions of criminal misuses of cryptocurrency. Areas of concentration include crimes committed by virtual currency exchanges, mixing and...

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Legislators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Secure Critical Infrastructure From Cyber Attacks

Reps. John Katko, R-N.Y., and Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill in the House on Tuesday to protect systemically important critical infrastructure (SICI)...

Twitter Sells MoPub to AppLovin for $1.05 Billion

Twitter announced Wednesday that it is selling MoPub, the mobile ad platform it bought back in 2013, to mobile game and marketing software maker...

Twitch Confirms Data Breach

Game-streaming platform Twitch on Wednesday confirmed a data breach which reportedly divulged confidential company information and streamers' earnings. In a statement, the company said that...

Qualcomm, SSW Partners to Purchase Veoneer in $4.5 Billion Deal

Chipmaker Qualcomm Incorporated and SSW Partners, a New York-based investment firm said Monday that they have reached a definitive agreement to acquire Veoneer, Inc....

Neiman Marcus Breach Compromises Data of 4.6 Million Customers

Luxury goods store Neiman Marcus said Friday that it was in the process of notifying 4.6 million online customers that some of their data...

House Passes Federal Rotational Cyber Workforce Program Act

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the Federal Rotational Cyber Workforce Program Act an overwhelming 410-15 margin. If approved by the Senate and...

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We Are at The Edge of Realizing the Potentials of Bug Bounties and Crowdsourced Security – Hackerone

More organizations are taking advantage of bug bounty programs to strengthen their security postures. It simply makes sense – crowdsource the best cyber talent at scale to find those security gaps before the bad actors find them, and exploit...

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Virtru is Like a Spell Check for Security: We Take Privacy Very Seriously – Virtru CEO

John Ackerly is the cofounder, CEO of Virtru Corporation. He spent the earlier part of his career working as the lead policy adviser on technology issues at the White House, and Policy Director at the Department of Commerce. Ackerly...

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NSA, CISA Release Guidance on Selecting and Hardening Remote Access VPNs

The National Security Agency and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released a joint Cybersecurity Information Sheet on Thursday, detailing factors to consider...

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Mandate Reporting of Cyber Attacks and Ransom Payments

Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, the committee’s ranking member,...

FCC Opens Second Filing Window for Emergency Connectivity Fund

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has opened the second filing window for the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) as part of its efforts to close...

CISA Releases New Tool to Help Organizations Protect Against Insider Threats

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Wednesday released an Insider Risk Mitigation Self-Assessment Tool aimed at assisting public and private sector organizations...

Instagram Pauses Platform Aimed at Children Following Backlash

Instagram's plans to introduce what it called an "Instagram experience" for children under 13 have been paused. Facebook would use the time to listen to...

Advocacy Groups Urge Ban of Eproctoring Apps Over Privacy, Other Concerns

Fight for the Future and 18 human rights, civil liberties, and youth advocacy organizations have published a letter calling on school administrators to ban eproctoring apps...

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