Latest National Cyber Security Center Stories

Sony Hires New Security Chief After Breaches
2011-09-06 11:13:53

Months after a massive hacking attack leaked credit card and security information on 100 million of its user accounts from its games networks, embattled Sony Corp. has chosen a former official from the US Department of Homeland Security for the new post of Chief Information Security Officer.

2010-03-17 09:09:00

WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chertoff Group, a strategic security and risk management advisory firm, today announced the formation of a Board of Advisors, bringing together a renowned group of leaders with unparalleled experience in the areas of intelligence, foreign policy, international trade, homeland security, and financial services.

2010-02-08 08:15:00

According to the White House’s top counter-terrorism advisor on Sunday, the United States faces “serious and significant” cyberspace threats which may affect national security.

2009-12-22 08:45:00

The Obama administration has just called on a former Bush appointee to ‘suit up’ and take charge of a federal project to improve the nation’s computer networks and get the government in sync with the private firms that own and operate the vast majority of them.

2009-05-29 14:15:00

President Barack Obama announced on Friday that he would name a new "cyber czar" to ensure the country is protecting the security of its computer networks.

2009-03-09 07:50:00

On Friday, the US government's director of cybersecurity resigned, criticizing the excessive role of the National Security Agency in countering threats to the country's computer systems.

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