2018

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to tackle security issues related to medical devices and has released a plan of action it means to implement in the near future. Broadly, plan is as follows: Establish a robust medical device patient safety net in the US Explore regulatory options to streamline and modernize timely […]

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Responding to the talent shortage and increasing demand facing the cybersecurity industry, Udacity said that it is now developing a new nanodegree focused on security. Launched at the security industry’s RSA Conference, details about the new program (including potential partners) are still sketchy (there’s little available on the information page on the Udacity’s website about the program). […]

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The CyberPatriot winning team Togo from North Hollywood High School (left to right): Sophia Hewett, Jonathan Liu, Jaren Mendelsohn, Kyle Gusdorf, Aled Cuda, Nikola Pratte, coach Jay Gehringer. On Wednesday, a war was raging in the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Baltimore, Md. Well, sort of. A team of seasoned computer scientists (led by a guy with […]

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The Cipher Brief hosted its second annual threat conference at beautiful Cloister Resort on Sea Island, Ga., this month. While there, Dmitri Alperovitch and I ran cyber exercises that pushed participants, many of whom are former senior government leaders, to step into the shoes of U.S. national security decision-makers to resolve international crisis situations. Because […]

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Democratic leaders have repeatedly shown themselves to be recklessly irresponsible when it comes to national security. The case of Imran Awan illustrates that the pattern of dangerous incompetence is particularly true of their approach to cybersecurity. The summer of 2017 saw the arrest of disgraced former House IT worker Imran Awan at Washington Dulles International […]

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The event, titled “A Talk on Digital Data Privacy and Cyber Security,” will start with a presentation from the IT-Computer Club on computer-mobile data privacy and cyber security. Next, Sam Espana, mobile application development instructor and IT-Computer Club adviser, will present data privacy and cyber security topics, such as social media issues, malware and mobile app […]

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How Blockchain Could Put an End to Identity Theft, by Frederic Kerrest Facebook Explains What Data It Collects Even When You’re Not Logged In, by Natasha Bach James Comey on Apple and Google’s Data Encryption: ‘They Drove Me Crazy’, by Don Reisinger Cybersecurity VC Firm Poaches First Female Partner from Comcast, by Robert Hackett Mark […]

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President Donald Trump has sent a cyberwarfare policy to Congress that should outline how the administration will tackle some of the field’s most vexing issues – including launching hacking operations and deterring adversaries. Trump enclosed the document, which was not made public, in a letter Thursday to the House and Senate committees that oversee the […]

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