NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: U.S.-Afghan Agreement Reached, Report On DoD Catastrophe Response, And More

America and Afghanistan reached a pact that would place U.S. troops in Afghanistan until 2024; a report shows the DoD needs to improve its catastrophe response plan, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Cloud Security Lacking, Good and Bad Hackers, and Defense Budget Cut Dangers

The majority of companies do not secure data stored on the cloud due to concerns that it will hamper usability and access. The FBI has added five new hackers to its cyber "most wanted" list. A new program encourages white hat hackers to report bugs for cash. And Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel voices his concerns about the effects of defense budget cuts.

Morning Security Brief: White House Staffer Fired For Tweets, Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework Out, And More

A National Security Council staffer was fired after a government probe revealed he was tweeting government criticisms--and possibly sensitive information--from an anonymous account. NIST has released the Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework. German and U.S. officials are meeting today to discuss a possible phone hacking scandal, and ethical hackers found weaknesses in the stock market system.

Morning Security Brief: More Details Emerge about Navy Yard Shooter; Obama Orders Review of Security Clearance Process; And More

More is being learned about the chain of events leading up to the deadly Navy Yard shooting; President Obama calls for a sweeping review of the security clearance process; and the European Network and Information Security Agency issues a mid-year threat landscape report on global malicious cyber activity. Plus news about how authorities are dealing with gangs.

Morning Security Brief: Household Items Hacked, India Introduces Cybersecurity Policy, and More

A researcher discovered a flaw in a lighting product allowing it to be controlled by hackers, India has announced a widespread effort to fight cybercrime, IBM is teaming up with the DHS, and more.

Morning Security Brief: DHS to Name Cybersecurity Head, State Department Orders Yemen Evacuation, And More

the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is will name a McAfee executive to as the head of its cybersecurity division.

Tackling Cybersecurity Risk at Financial Institutions

During a webinar titled “Communicating Cyber Risks to Business Leaders,” experts from Booz Allen Hamilton discussed the need to for financial institutions to give cyber risks a higher priority in their overall risk management efforts.

Morning Security Brief: Cybersecurity Funding Up in Defense Budget, Update on Egypt, and PC Security

The U.S. federal budget is allocating more money to the Defense Department for cybersecurity than ever before; unrest continues in Egypt, and Windows version 8.1 will have enhanced security including the support of biometrics.

Morning Security Brief: Cyberthreats to Critical Infrastructure, New Fingerprint Forensics, DHS IG Investigated, and More

Cyberattacks against financial institutions and energy sector in the news; fingerprint forensics research could lead to advances; the DHS inspector general is under investigation; and more.
 




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