Net Threats: Nation-States and Security

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Reflecting the increasing attention paid to information security by many Americans, Pew Research recently conducted a large study, “Net Threats”, to identify important trends among technology experts’ opinions and predictions regarding the future of digital security. The study targeted thousands of Internet experts to measure their thoughts and concerns about the future of the Internet. Researchers […]

You And Everyone You Know Should Study This Report On The Cyber Threat

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Michael Riley and Jordan Robertson published an important piece for Bloomberg news titled: UglyGorilla Hack of U.S. Utility Exposes Cyberwar Threat This well researched piece provides context on the threat I believe all technologists should understand. In fact, it is so important, I think every citizen should read it and think about its implications. A […]

Implications of U.S. Indictment of Chinese Officers for Cyber Espionage

Today, the United States Department of Justice indicted five Chinese military officers related to alleged cyber espionage against U.S. companies. At the same time, John T. Chambers, Chairman and CEO of Cisco Systems, sent a letter to President Obama arguing that NSA efforts to undermine global Internet security undermine the future of the Internet and […]

The iPhone’s Still Got It

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April 23rd was an anticipated day for Wall Street – the day of Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) second quarter earnings report. Although some consider the Apple bubble somewhat passed (because so many of us have already purchased iPhones and iPads), the company’s profits and revenues still matter to millions of people; with a market cap hovering around half […]

Feds Look to Partner With States on Cybersecurity, What keeps federal CIOs up at night and more

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Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. USAID releases open data tools to increase government openness – “The U.S. Agency for International Development announced April 29 the launch of a plethora of new datasets and tools to increase transparency.” “At the conference, USAID announced the launch of usaid.gov/developer — its application […]

EPA completes Cloud Email Migration, Cuts Hit Cyber Drills and Security Programs and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. EPA completes cloud email migration – The Environmental Protection Agency and Lockheed Martin have completed the migration to Microsoft Office 365. This four-year contract migrated over 22,000 EPA employees to the cloud email capability. ‘”By moving to the cloud with Office 365 for Government, […]