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    Congress Averts DHS Partial Shutdown

    Lamakers Fund the Department for Seven Days By Eric Chabrow
    Congress Averts DHS Partial Shutdown

    Congress, at the 11th hour, passed a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security for the next seven days, averting for now a partial shutdown that would have curtailed some cybersecurity programs.

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    Clapper: Cyberthreats to Worsen

    National Intelligence Director Blames Iran for Casino Hack By Eric Chabrow
    Clapper: Cyberthreats to Worsen

    The director of national intelligence, James Clapper, paints a grim picture of the cyberthreats the nation faces, saying as bad as 2014 was, 2015 and the coming years will be worse.

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    Lenovo Promises: No More Bloatware

    PC Maker Offers Clean Windows Builds, Full Transparency By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Lenovo Promises: No More Bloatware

    Lenovo, the world's largest PC manufacturer, promises to stop preinstalling any software on its Windows laptops that doesn't need to be there. The move comes following security alerts relating to the Superfish adware the company had been preinstalling.

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    Questioning Gemalto's Reaction to Hack

    Company's One-Week Investigation Downplays the Impact By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Questioning Gemalto's Reaction to Hack

    SIM card manufacturer Gemalto says its investigation into a reported U.S. and U.K. intelligence agency espionage operation found that its internal networks housing encryption keys weren't breached. But security experts question those findings.

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    What is Gov't Role in Info Sharing?

    Researcher Says Private Sector Input Will Hinge on Trust By Tracy Kitten
    What is Gov't Role in Info Sharing?

    This year could mark a turning point for the sharing of threat intelligence, but only if the government is able to build a framework that instills private-sector trust, says threat researcher Lance James.

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