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    The Need for a New Cybersecurity Agenda

    Insights from Jim Anderson, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence By Information Security Media Group
    The Need for a New Cybersecurity Agenda

    What's wrong with the way we're practicing cybersecurity now? What are the biggest security gaps? BAE Systems Applied Intelligence's Jim Anderson shares his view.

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    Warning: Security Alert Overload

    Expert Says Warnings and Alert Messages Are Failing Us By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Warning: Security Alert Overload

    Vendors' and software makers' over-reliance on security messages and warnings has left users habituated to them, thus rendering such alerts less effective or even worthless, warns cybersecurity expert Alan Woodward.

  • Interview

    A New, Post-Snowden InfoSec Model

    'Golden Age of Surveillance' Despite Widespread Encryption By Eric Chabrow
    A New, Post-Snowden InfoSec Model

    A game-changing impact of the Edward Snowden leaks about previously secret National Security Agency surveillance activities is the increased use of encryption, such as to protect email, says Peter Swire, a former White House chief privacy counsel.

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    IRS: 100,000 Taxpayer Accounts Breached

    Stolen PII Helped Hackers Evade Authentication Defenses By Eric Chabrow
    IRS: 100,000 Taxpayer Accounts Breached

    Using personal information gained from third-party sources to circumvent authentication protections, hackers breached 100,000 accounts of taxpayers who had used the IRS's "Get Transcript" application, which has been temporarily shuttered.

  • Interview

    Researcher on Medical Device Flaws

    Rios Explains Infusion Pump Vulnerabilities that Led to Alerts By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Researcher on Medical Device Flaws

    In an exclusive interview, independent security researcher Billy Rios describes security vulnerabilities that he discovered last year in medical infusion pumps, which led two federal agencies to issue recent warnings.

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ARTICLE Biden Unveils CyberSec Education Effort

Vice President Joe Biden on Jan. 15 announced a $25 million federal grant to support cybersecurity...

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ARTICLE Biden Unveils CyberSec Education Effort

Vice President Joe Biden on Jan. 15 announced a $25 million federal grant to support cybersecurity...

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