Latest Cyber Stories

2009-11-17 15:02:13

Computer security firm McAfee has issued a report showing that many nations are beefing up their defenses for cyber warfare.

2009-10-09 08:39:44

Because it will be difficult to prevent cyber attacks on critical civilian and military computer networks by threatening to punish attackers, the United States must focus its efforts on defending these networks from cyber attack, according to a new RAND Corporation study.

2009-06-25 13:26:00

CINCINNATI, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridge Worldwide's "Can Hands," created for Procter & Gamble's Pringles, received the prestigious Gold Cyber Lion at the 2009 Cannes Lions Awards.

2009-06-25 07:00:00

National Press Club Event Sponsored By Harris Corporation Offers Legislative, Executive And Media Viewpoints WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lack of real power, entrenched government bureaucracy and the ever-shifting paradigm of cyberspace are just a few of the challenges that may face the country's first Cybersecurity Coordinator, according to a panel of three nationally recognized cyber experts who spoke with reporters yesterday at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

2009-06-10 14:58:41

A new survey of IT professionals found that more than one-third admitted to using their expertise to access information from their colleagues.

2009-06-01 06:30:00

The recent renewal of the US government’s interest in cyber-warfare has triggered a frenzy of activity amongst the nation’s biggest military companies, all vying for the billions of dollars worth of new defense contracts.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.