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Lawmakers Introduce Cyber Ready Workforce Act to Boost Cybersecurity Workforce

Lawmakers in the House and Senate introduced legislation on Wednesday to address the shortage in the cybersecurity workforce. The Cyber Ready Workforce Act would establish a grant program within the Department of Labor whereby the Secretary of Labor shall...

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Justice Department Announces Efforts to Disrupt Joanap Botnet Used By North Korean Hackers

The Justice Department on Wednesday announced what it called “an extensive effort” to map and further disrupt, through victim notifications, the Joanap botnet...

Airbus Says Systems Breached in Cyberattack

Airbus on Wednesday said it had detected a cyberattack on its commercial aircraft business information systems which resulted in unauthorized access to data. Affected...

You Can Now Buy Bitcoin From Your Local Grocery Store Via Coinstar Kiosks

Coinstar is collaborating with Coinme to offer interested shoppers a readily accessible way to purchase Bitcoin while making grocery runs. Coinstar owns and operates...

Researchers Develop System to Generate Song Lyrics That Match the Style of Specific Artists

Researchers at the University of Waterloo, Canada, say they have developed a system for generating song lyrics lines conditioned on the style of a...

NCSC Launches Campaign to Help Private Sector Tackle Threats From Nation State Actors

The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) on Monday said it is distributing videos, brochures, and other informative materials to help the private...

Delivery Robot Goes up in Flames: Manufacturers Blame ‘Human Error’

An autonomous food delivery robot caught fire on a Berkeley, California walkway on Friday. The robot is part of a fleet of robots manufactured...

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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...

Lawmakers Introduce Cyber Ready Workforce Act to Boost Cybersecurity Workforce

Lawmakers in the House and Senate introduced legislation on Wednesday to address the shortage in the cybersecurity workforce. The Cyber Ready Workforce Act would...

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HCL Tech to Acquire Select IBM Software Products for $1.8 Billion

HCL Technologies will purchase some software assets from U.S.-based IBM Corp for $1.8 billion, according to a statement by the companies on Friday....

BT Removes Huawei Equipment From 5G Network Core

Britain’s BT Group said on Wednesday it was removing Huawei Technologies’ equipment from the heart of its 5G mobile network when it is rolled...

NYPD Unveils 14 Newly Acquired Drones and Special Unit to Operate Them

The New York Police Department (NYPD) on Tuesday announced its Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) program, which will be comprised of newly acquired Unmanned...

Waymo Launches Commercial Self-Driving Taxi Service

Alphabet’s Waymo on Wednesday unveiled its commercial self-driving service, Waymo One, to hundreds of early riders who have already been using their technology. Riders will...

Scammers go Low-Tech to Target Senior Citizens

The FTC issued a warning on Monday about a ruse by scammers to get people to part with money in the form of...

Phishing Scams on the rise, Taxpayers Urged not to ‘Take the Bait’

The IRS has warned people to be on the lookout following what it termed “a surge of new, sophisticated email phishing scams.” According to...

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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...