Dominic Lipinski/AP Cybersecurity experts tend to be frightening people—that is, they are always able to cook up scenarios of cyber apocalypses to scare you silly. Chinese sleeper bugs that turn off all our appliances. Internet attacks that crash the electric grid. They can conjure all sorts of end-of-digital-civilization-as-we-know-it possibilities. So it’s only natural that if […]

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(TNS) — No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, there’s no doubt that the next president will be a step backward on cyber­security, not just from President Obama, but from his predecessor, George W. Bush. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have said nary a meaningful word on cybersecurity during the campaign. Both chose instead […]

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Some cybersecurity pros feel the new laws will make doing business in China more complex. China today passed a controversial cybersecurity law that the nation says will counter growing threats such as hacking and terrorism. Foreign business and rights groups expressed concerns that law will threatens to shut foreign technology companies out of various critical […]

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………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. When Alex Gibney released “Zero Days,” his movie about the Stuxnet program that slowed Iran’s nuclear development, this year, his portrait of the unsettled state of cyberwarfare was already unnervingly relevant. But in the months since, the […]

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Image: Getty On Sunday, the New York Times published a seemingly routine report about Obama’s cyber offensive strategy. Hiding halfway down the page, however, there are some fascinating details about the decision-making process behind a potential US cyber retaliation against Russia. Advertisement Here’s the key paragraph from the Times: After a series of debates in […]

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Before they pulled off one of the most embarrassing cyber heists ever to hit the Kremlin, the hackers from the Ukrainian Cyber Alliance, who styled themselves as the online shock troops in Ukraine’s conflict with Russia, weren’t really on the radar. They had mostly spent the last two years on easy targets—the computers and cell […]

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In just a few months a new lab at the University of North Texas’s Frisco campus will begin its dual mission: teaching and solving crime. The school is opening a Cyber Security Lab at the new campus. Interns, grad students, and eventually major students will work with high tech tools to crack into phones, computers, […]

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Bill Dean, LBMC(Photo: Submitted) When I talk to CEOs across the country and ask them what keeps them up at night, inevitably one of the top three responses is related to cyber security concerns, and no wonder. With highly publicized data breaches (like Yahoo, Target, LinkedIn and J.P. Morgan), compliance requirements, and new state-specific laws requiring […]

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