In a section titled “Facing 21st Century Threats: Cybersecurity in an Insecure World,” the GOP platform suggests how the U.S. should launch counterattacks against state sponsored cyberattacks from Russia and China and other hostile actors. “Our response should be to cause diplomatic, financial, and legal pain,” says the document. “We will explore the possibility of […]

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By Joe Uchill – 08/11/16 07:33 PM EDT The Democratic National Convention is forming a cybersecurity board to thwart future attacks on its network, Politico reports. A memo from acting DNC Chair Donna Brazile explains that the move is in response to a DNC hack that ultimately lead to her predecessor, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, being pushed […]

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Some of the country’s best and brightest from federally-sanctioned cybersecurity programs were in Cookeville for a cybersecurity boot camp. Everything from your banking information to your car and even some refrigerators are on the internet these days. That means bad guys have a way in. Keeping them out was what brought 40 top students from across the country to Cookeville […]

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FIfteen years ago this September 11, 19 terrorists, using four jetliners as guided missiles, killed 2,977 people—and enveloped the country in fear. It was the first sustained attack on American soil since the bombing of Pearl Harbor, which was a far-off military base. This massacre hit the center of our government and blasted away part of […]

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Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email print comment Swimming Australia has been reportedly forced to install software to protect it against the same kind of cyber attacks that plagued the 2016 census. The ABC reports web users on Thursday night were greeted with a brief on screen message, including details of a browser check and the text […]

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The battle over encryption on consumer devices isn’t the only area where many in Washington and Silicon Valley diverge when it comes to cybersecurity.  They also can’t seem to agree on the best path to grow the federal cybersecurity workforce so government agencies can better defend against breaches such as last year’s massive Office of Personnel […]

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