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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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CISA to Create Career Pathways for Young Women In Cybersecurity and Technology

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)on Thursday announced a new partnership with Girls Who Code (GWC) to develop pathways for young women to...

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...

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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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FCC Votes to Finalize Program to Replace Huawei Equipment in U.S Networks

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted unanimously on Tuesday to finalize a $1.9 billion program to reimburse U.S. carriers for removing equipment from...

Twitter Suspends Fake Accounts It Verified by Mistake

Twitter said Tuesday it has permanently suspended a “small number” of fake accounts it mistakenly verified just weeks after re-launching its public verification program. "We...

Consumer Groups File Complaint Against WhatsApp for Undue Pressure on Users to Accept New Policies

European consumer groups on Monday filed a complaint with the European Commission and the European network of consumer authorities against WhatsApp for what it...

Biden Signs Executive Order to Promote Competition in The American Economy

President Biden on on July 9 signed an executive order to end anti-competitive practices. “The heart of American capitalism is a simple idea: open...

China’s Antitrust Regulator Approves Tencent’s $3.5B Deal to Take Sogou private

China's antitrust regulator unconditionally approved on Tuesday Tencent Holdings Ltd's plan to take the country's no.3 search engine Sogou Inc private in a $3.5...

Mastercard and Verizon Business Collaborate to Implement Contactless Payments

Verizon Business and Mastercard Inc on Tuesday signed a deal to use 5G and wireless technology for contactless payments and provide an autonomous checkout...

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