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2012-09-25 23:01:21

As the narrowly averted “second great depression” taught us in 2008, the chaos which can be caused when banks and other financial institutions fail to operate properly can have ramifications severe enough to not only affect the entire nation, but the entire globe as well. Events making national news headlines last week (and still this week) about hackers reportedly causing mayhem for some of the most recognized financial institutions in the country should be taken as a warning...

2012-07-03 23:00:27

Knight Point Systems, a Reston, Va. based Information Technology Services and Solutions company, announces the addition of Dr. John Brence to its executive team as Director, Cyber Security Practice Area. Reston, Va. (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 Knight Point Systems, a Reston, Va. based Information Technology Services and Solutions company, announces the addition of Dr. John Brence to its executive team as Director, Cyber Security Practice Area. “John Brence is an enormous asset to Knight...

White House Officials Declare War On Botnets
2012-05-31 10:47:31

Officials from the White House have announced a coordinated effort with several trade groups and private companies to combat botnets, reports Grant Gross from IDG News Service. Members of the Industry Botnet Group (IBG) will share information, educate users and promote innovation with the aim of mitigating threats. Members have agreed to report on attacks and the measures they´ve used to combat infected networks, members of President Obama´s administration announced....

CISPA Clears House, What's Next And What It Means
2012-04-30 05:08:28

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com It´s an ever-connected world in which we live. To pretend otherwise is nothing more than a pipe dream. At the risk of sounding like a Doomsday Prophet, this isn´t the beginning of the end of those innocent days of yesteryear. We´re already in the thickest part of the weeds, rubbing the sleep from our eyes and trying our best to part the brush in this new and exotic jungle. We became distracted, you see, by every benefit of this new age...

Vote Nears On Controversial Cybersecurity Bill (CISPA)
2012-04-19 07:24:49

Sponsors of the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) released the latest changes to their legislation this week, a move they hope will address the concerns of a coalition of civil liberties groups who have launched a “week of action” to protest the proposals. The bill, HR 3523, aims to broaden the means for communication between private companies and the federal government on issues of cybersecurity and national security, and gives authorities...


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