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Cyber attack at Commerce did not stop work

The January attack forced the Economic Development Administration to go offline. It had to build a new operating system from scratch.

Tags: cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , technology , Commerce , EDA , Federal Drive ,

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 09:34am EDT

DoD finalizing rules of engagement for cyber attacks

Gen. Keith Alexander, commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, told lawmakers DoD would complete an updated version of rules of engagement for cyberspace in the next month or two. Some congressmen believe the Pentagon needs broader authorities to protect the nation from cyber attacks.

Tags: technology , Keith Alexander , Rob Andrews , Mike Conway , Madelyn Creedon , DoD , Cyber Command , cybersecurity , House Armed Services Committee , DHS , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 05:40am EDT

FBI director warns of potential for cyber attacks by terrorists

Testifying before a House subcommittee, FBI Director Robert Mueller said terrorists have not used the Internet to launch a full-scale cyber attack, but the bureau does not underestimate an enemy's desire to do so.

Tags: Robert Mueller , FBI , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , technology ,

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 07:47am EST

Hackers target Androids, Angry Birds

Attackers uploaded malware-laden copies of popular apps, such as Angry Birds. While Google removed the apps from its online store, more than 14,000 users downloaded them.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Android , Angry Birds

Wednesday - 12/14/2011, 05:16pm EST

Companies can insure against cybercrime.

The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies is adding cybersecurity insurance to its portfolio.

Tags: technology , cybersecuirty update , cybersecurity , Federal Drive , Chubb

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 08:29am EST

U.S. needs plan for state-sponsored cyberattacks

Learn more in today's cybersecurity update.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , China ,

Thursday - 01/14/2010, 04:32pm EST

US-CERT works to protect federal gov't from cyber attacks

Arm of DHS seeks to battle, mitigate cyber threats by working with other agencies, state and local governments and the private sector.

Tags: technology , US CERT , Michelle Kwon , Dorothy Ramienski

Friday - 07/10/2009, 04:10pm EDT

Cyber defense and China relations under review

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission's annual Report is just out. The Commission is charged with evaluating the national security implications of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the China.

Tags: China , cybersecurity , cybersecuirty updateupdate , U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission , Dorobek Insider , McAfee , Dmitri Alperovitch

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 05:47pm EST

Bill to require private sector reporting of cyber attacks

The senate is considering a bill that would require all private sector companies to report cyber attacks.

Tags: cyber , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , botnet , Stuxnet , Stuxnet wormm , legislation , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , homeland security , Nextgov

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 05:19pm EST
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