09 Mar 2013

Obama’s Cyberwarfare Strategy Will Backfire

“Cyberspace, American leaders have not fully realized, is not like other national security issues. America’s true cyber power is not the National Security Agency or Cyber Command, but our technology companies that create and maintain cyberspace and the factories, banks, small businesses, artists, and citizens that use it to enrich

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08 Mar 2013

Inside the Black Box

“Very little that China does escapes the notice of the NSA, and virtually every technique it uses has been tracked and reverse-engineered. For years, and in secret, the NSA has also used the cover of some American companies — with their permission — to poke and prod at the hackers,

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08 Mar 2013

How did Evernote handle its hacking crisis?

“Over the coming weeks we will try to reverse engineer the reasoning behind of some of these crisis management decisions, and with your help look at whether the approach stands up to scrutiny, and what can learn from it. “ Source: How did Evernote handle its hacking crisis? | The

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08 Mar 2013

Senate hearing shows discord over cybersecurity bill

“As the White House and congressional lawmakers resume talks on legislation to improve U.S. defenses against cyber-attacks, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on Thursday signaled that disagreements remain over a House cybersecurity bill, which she called insufficient.” Source: Senate hearing shows discord over cybersecurity bill – Technology on NBCNews.com

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08 Mar 2013

How China censors 100 million tweets per day

“A new study by researchers at Rice, Bowdoin and the University of New Mexico sheds unprecedented light on how China censors the 300 million users and 100 million daily messages of its Twitter-like platform, Weibo.” Source: How China censors 100 million tweets per day

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08 Mar 2013

Kenya election: Computer bug blamed for vote error

“Kenya’s electoral commission has said that a computer bug is to blame for a large number of rejected votes in the tallying of the presidential election.” Source: BBC News – Kenya election: Computer bug blamed for vote error

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07 Mar 2013

Hackers Pull Off $12,000 Bitcoin Heist

“A Bitcoin transaction services company says that hackers broke into one of its brokerage accounts last week, nabbing more than $12,000 worth of the digital currency. That attack knocked Bitinstant offline over the weekend. The company says that while it lost Bitcoins, no customers were affected by the hack.” Source:

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07 Mar 2013

SaaS integration challenges pose security risks

“Faced with difficulties integrating disparate software, companies end up bypassing security protocols and with data residing across various systems and locations. “ Source: SaaS integration challenges pose security risks | ZDNet

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07 Mar 2013

New UK.gov cyber-security standard puts MANAGERS in firing line

“The UK government is seeking to hear from businesses that would be interested in submitting evidence to help form a new ‘organisational standard’ for cyber security.” Source: New UK.gov cyber-security standard puts MANAGERS in firing line • The Register

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06 Mar 2013

Cassidian CyberSecurity and Netasq launch new approach

“Cassidian CyberSecurity and Netasq used their press briefing at the Cyber Defence Summit in Oman to highlight the real dangers posed to organizations and infrastructure in the Middle East region by APTs (Advanced Persistent Threats) and outline a 7 Step Approach, combining expertise, processes and new tools to combat these

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