09/13/2013 - Secretary of State John Kerry rejects Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s proposed timetable for turning over chemical weapons. Lawmakers say that cybersecurity legislation has been slowed by the Snowden leaks. Incidents involving cargo trucks that leak flammable liquid are not tracked by the government.
08/28/2013 - Prolexic, a network security solutions company that provides mitigation against DDoS attacks, has published a report containing the latest facts and statistics on DDoS attacks from the second quarter of 2013 here.
08/15/2013 - 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.
08/13/2013 - Forty-four people were gunned down in Nigeria while praying at a mosque; security is tightened at the trial of Army private Bradley Manning after a video from the courtroom surfaces online; analyst firm Canalys predicts global IT security spending to grow to $30.1 billion by 2017; and more.
07/31/2013 - SSH Communications Security, the company that invented the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol for data in transit, announced that it will be making its SSH Risk Assessor (SRA) tool freely available.
07/22/2013 - A flaw in the encryption technology used in many SIM cards could make cell phones vulnerable, the U.S. government is offering expedited security screening at airports for a fee, European Union ministers meeting in Brussels today placed Hezbollah on its list of terrorist organizations, and more.
07/16/2013 - 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.
07/01/2013 - The U.S. government says that encryption has thwarted wiretaps for the first time, a House of Representatives committee discusses irregular warfare and the private sector, and a report questions the effectiveness of the government’s security education efforts.