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DHS CISA Warns That Iranian Hackers Increasingly Using Destructive ‘Wiper’ Attacks

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Christopher C. Krebs on Saturday released a statement in response to the recent rise in malicious cyber activity, including spear phishing and brute force attacks,...

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Yahoo Hack: Blumenthal Calls for Congressional Action on Data Breach and Security

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) has called for Congress to enact data breach and security legislation following Yahoo’s Thursday disclosure of a...

More Than 500 Million Yahoo User Data Breached in Massive Cyber Attack

Yahoo confirmed Thursday that more than 500 million user accounts user account information was stolen from the company’s network in late 2014...

Major Banks Explore Use of Blockchain Tech for Data Management

Seven buy-side and sell side firms, including AB (Alliance Bernstein), Citi, Credit Suisse and HSBC, announced Monday that they have collaborated...

New Cyber Bill Proposes Agency Heads be Fired When Breaches Occur

A bill introduced in the House this week by Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-La., proposes that agency heads be demoted, fired or...

Cyber Attacks Against Federal Agencies Increase 1,300 Percent Between 2006 and 2015 – GOA

The United States Government Accountability Office (GOA) has issued a new report in which it outlines the complexity and scope of...

If You Could Give Less Than an F Grade, OPM’s Management Deserves a G Grade Over the Breach – Ntrepid CEO

  Ntrepid's Richard Helms explains the reason why browser protection, not identity protection, is the best solution for handling the aftermath of the...

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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...

Legislators Introduce Bill to Force Social Media Firms to Disclose How Much They Make From User Data

Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Josh Hawley (R-MO) on Monday introduced the Designing Accounting Safeguards to Help Broaden Oversight And Regulations on Data...

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Security Researchers Demonstrate How to Remotely Hack a Tesla Model S

It goes without saying that the very connectedness of self-driving vehicles is also, without the shadow of any doubt, their biggest flaw....

U.S. Government Takes ‘Unprecedented Step’ of Providing Framework for Autonomous Vehicles

The Obama Administration has taken the "unprecedented step" of announcing what it termed a new Federal Automated Vehicles Policy to help...

IIC Publishes Industrial Internet Security Framework for IIoT Systems

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), a global, public-private organization formed to accelerate adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announced...

NTIA to Convene Multistakeholder Meetings on IoT Security Upgradability and Patching

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced Monday that it is convening meetings of a multistakeholder process concerning Internet of...

BNP Paribas Expands Blockchain Platform to Issue Minibonds Via Crowdfunding

French multinational bank and financial services company, BNP Paribas Securities Services, said Monday it is expanding its blockchain platform for private...

HHS Awards Over $87 Million in Funding to Upgrade Health Centers’ IT

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced on Thursday the award of more than $87 million in funding...

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Management and Control of Data a Key Inhibitor to Federal Cloud Adoption – NetApp

Tight budgets and the need for greater flexibility and agility in government IT has led to a rise in cloud adoption. Even...

Exclusive: The Consensus is That FedRAMP is Broken and Confidence Lost – Avnet

Government cloud adoption is definitely showing an upward trend as federal, state and local agencies hampered by limited resources and bogged down...

IoT is a Very Scary Environment: We Have Only Seen The Tip of The Iceberg – Cyber adAPT

Defense in depth is the best solution with regards to cybersecurity, many security experts agree. With the upward trend in BYOD, many...

Interview: Consumer IoT Security Best Practices With Cisco Talos

It is common knowledge that the internet of things is shockingly insecure. The possibility of hackers leveraging the connectedness of your washing...

If You Could Give Less Than an F Grade, OPM’s Management Deserves a G Grade Over the Breach – Ntrepid CEO

  Ntrepid's Richard Helms explains the reason why browser protection, not identity protection, is the best solution for handling the aftermath of the...

We Are Outnumbered and Outresourced by Hackers: Bug Bounties are Here to Stay – Bugcrowd CEO

Bug bounty programs are an increasingly popular way of discovering security bugs, with many organizations turning to this cost-effective model of crowdsourcing...