Feb 19, 2009 -The recent theft of three Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) computers from an employee's home and the loss of a Blackberry in a foreign country has led the laboratory to institute a month-long review to ensure that all computers held off-site comply with data security policies, reports ComputerWorld.com.
Feb 11, 2009 -Representative Pete Hoekstra, the ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee, is defending his decision to Twitter his whereabouts in Iraq in real time, despite the secretive nature of the trip, reports Fox News.
Feb 10, 2009 -The Federal Aviation Administration has fallen prey to hackers looking to steal personal information, just as President Barack Obama on Monday ordered a 60-day review of the government's cybersecurity policies.
Jan 23, 2009 -The Transportation Security Administration is telling applicants for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential to only trust information on the TSA's Web site or its information hotline, according to Land Line Magazine.
Jan 22, 2009 -The data breach at Princeton, New Jersey-based Heartland Payment Systems, which processes payment card transactions, could total over a 100 million card accounts compromised, possibly making it the largest ever.