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Black Hat: Former FB Director Calls For War On Cybercrime
2012-07-26 09:25:41

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Black Hat conference kicked off in Las Vegas this week, bringing together all manner of hackers and security experts alike. Taking the stage on July 25, former FBI executive assistant director Shawn Henry gave a rallying cry to all in attendance to fight the good fight against cybercriminals the world over. As governments and private corporations increasingly become the target of these hacking attacks, Mr. Henry believes this...

FBI’s Top Cyber Official Joins Startup Security Firm CrowdStrike
2012-04-19 08:01:46

The FBI's former head of cybersecurity, Shawn Henry, announced on Wednesday that he is joining CrowdStrike, a “stealth-mode security startup” that protects corporate customers targeted by hackers and foreign intelligence services. Henry will be President of CrowdStrike´s newly-formed services division, which will focus on assessing and responding to targeted threats to the intellectual property and trade secrets of major Western companies. Henry, who retired from the...

2008-10-16 07:45:00

The FBI's cyber division head said on Wednesday that computer spying and theft of personal information have risen notably in the past year, costing tens of millions of dollars and threatening U.S. security. Organized-crime groups are drawn by the ease of reaching millions of potential victims, said FBI Assistant Director Shawn Henry. At least two dozen countries have taken an "aggressive interest" in penetrating the networks of U.S. companies and government agencies. Henry declined to specify...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.