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    'Swarming' Talent on InfoSec Challenges

    MS-ISAC Leader Jane Holl Lute on Cybersecurity Cooperation By Eric Chabrow
    'Swarming' Talent on InfoSec Challenges

    The new chief executive of the Center for Internet Security, which operates the Multistate Information Sharing and Analysis Center, sees mutual cooperation among enterprises as a way for organizations with limited staff to address critical IT security problems.

  • Interview

    FFIEC Issues Cyber Assessment Tool

    Regulator: Tool to be Used in Cyber Exams in 2016 By Tracy Kitten
    FFIEC Issues Cyber Assessment Tool

    The FFIEC has released its much-anticipated Cybersecurity Assessment Tool. Hear why banking regulator Tim Segerson believes the tool is expected to be rolled into regulatory examinations by summer of 2016.

  • Article

    Europol Details Online Jihadist Hunt

    Extremist Propaganda Targeted By EU Internet Referral Unit By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Europol Details Online Jihadist Hunt

    Europol has launched a new EU Internet Referral Unit to combat online terrorist propaganda, disrupt extremist recruitment and coordinate related intelligence-gathering and law enforcement response.

  • Blog

    Preventing Another OPM-Type Breach

    Former CIA CISO on Practical Defensive Measures By Robert Bigman
    Preventing Another OPM-Type Breach

    Would encryption, two-factor authentication and other measures stop a determined adversary from stealing millions of U.S. government personnel files? No, a former CIA CISO says. Read how Robert Bigman would defend against OPM-style cyber-attacks.

  • Article

    OPM Suspends Background Check System

    Union Slams Agency with Class-Action Data Breach Lawsuit By Mathew J. Schwartz
    OPM Suspends Background Check System

    Following its mega-breach, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management suspends use of its online background check application system, citing a vulnerability. Also, the agency now faces a breach-related lawsuit filed on behalf of federal workers.

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