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Breaking down New York’s new cyber regulations

Ajay Arora, CEO & Co-founder of data security startup Vera, shares insight on navigating the New York's newest set of cybersecurity regulations to help firms adopt a security strategy that scales in the face of future cybersecurity...

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It’s time to regulate baby monitors

The internet can survive nuclear war, but not toasters and smart TVs. Government needs to act on the dangers of the IoT now.

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Just a test? If only!

The DDoS attack against DNS provider Dyn finds our manager without a backup plan. That’s painful, especially when the plan had been to test incident response soon.

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How to explain the DDoS attack on Dyn to your CEO in simple terms

The recent widespread DDoS attack is making CEOs nervous. As the CIO, you need to be able to address, what happened and why, and provide recommendations on what needs to be done to protect company data.

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DDoS attack shows dangers of IoT 'running rampant'

The DDoS attack launched Friday against Dyn should serve as a "wake-up call about security issues across IoT," said one cybersecurity expert.

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Friday's IoT-based DDoS attack has security experts worried

The cybersecurity attack that relied on connected devices, or the Internet of Things, was serious, unusual and historic.

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Government ill-equipped to thwart cyberwarfare

The U.S. infrastructure is outdated and vulnerable to cyberattacks. If government reaction doesn’t improve the country electrical could be crippled.

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Despite billions spent on cybersecurity, companies aren’t truly safe from hacks

Last year, private-sector companies globally spent more than $75 billion on security software to safeguard their systems and data. Has all that spending made private sector data and systems any safer?

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Twitter suspends 360,000 accounts for terrorist ties

The social network today said it has suspended 235,000 accounts just since February for violating policies related to the promotion of terrorism.

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Trump's 'extreme' anti-terrorism vetting may be H-1B nightmare

Many people from 'dangerous and volatile regions' work in the U.S. on H-1B visas, and Trump's plan would penalize these workers because of their birthplace.

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How to keep Facebook, Twitter from being terrorists’ hunting grounds

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said that, if elected, she would try to curb terrorists from using the Internet as a recruiting tool. But her statement raises questions over what can be done to prevent terrorists from...

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FBI to lead nation's cyberattack responses

President Barack Obama on Tuesday officially put the FBI in charge of cyberattack responses.

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Feds to hire 3,500 cybersecurity pros by year's end

The U.S. government is trying to improve the recruiting and retention of cybersecurity professionals.

Stuxnet the movie: The U.S. has pwned Iran

The new documentary about Stuxnet, ‘Zero Days’, says the U.S. had a far larger cyber operation against Iran called Nitro Zeus that has compromised the country’s infrastructure and could be used as a weapon in any future war.

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Meet the hacker taking over ISIS twitter accounts

In the last week, Wauchula Ghost has been attracting even more attention as he has been successfully compromising the twitter accounts of ISIS sympathizers, and posting gay porn on those accounts in retaliation for the Orlando...

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Windows PC makers hang customers out to dry with flawed crapware updaters

Prominent Windows PC makers have made "egregious" omissions in the software updaters they bundle with notebooks that leave customers at risk from cyberattack.

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State Department argues against ‘cyber arms’ treaty

Senior State Department official says cyber is fundamentally different than any sort of conventional military or diplomatic arena, urges ongoing and multilateral development of ‘norms’ in global Internet talks.

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Terrorists opt for consumer tools

Terrorists abuse legitimate technology for their own gain

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