Jan 15, 2009 -In an essay for former intelligence officers, a government cybersecurity advisor argues the United States faces a cybersecurity crisis that needs immediate attention before it undermines the nation's economic and cybersecurity.
Jan 14, 2009 -Underscoring the importance of cybersecurity for the private and public sectors, a coalition of the world's leading cybersecurity organizations has jointly released a list of the 25 most dangerous programming errors that can lead to vulnerabilities easily exploited by cybercriminals and cyberspies.
Dec 18, 2008 -Brazilian logging companies have hired hackers to break into their country's government's Web-based permit system to allow them to harvest many more trees than allowed, according to Greenpeace's blog.
Dec 09, 2008 -The United States needs a comprehensive strategy against cyberattacks and should create a cabinet-level position within the White House to reflect its importance, recommends a 96-page report from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
Nov 26, 2008 -A spammer was ordered to pay Facebook $873 million in damages by a federal judge last Friday, but the popular social networking Web site’s security director says he doesn’t expect payment in full.
Nov 03, 2008 -The principal deputy director of national intelligence says the government should consider taking equity stakes in high technology companies to prevent proprietary information from falling into the wrong hands.
Oct 08, 2008 -Electronic voting machines that have "critical security failures" will once again count votes in Ohio during this year's presidential election. Ohio's secretary of state, however, said a hand counting pilot program may be instituted next year.