A former leader of the National Security Agency (NSA) told lawmakers Thursday that government agencies working on cybersecurity are too “stovepiped” to safeguard the nation from digital threats.  Retired Gen. Keith Alexander said that the four groups handling cyber issues — the Homeland Security and Defense departments, the FBI, and the intelligence community — are […]

Congress Grant program would support state, local cybersecurity By Mark Rockwell Mar 02, 2017   Citing studies that indicate states and local governments are vulnerable to cyber intrusions and other threats, a group of lawmakers from both parties and both houses of Congress introduced a bill that would give those entities more help. Reps. Derek […]

Do you feel safe browsing online? Have you ever been a victim of credit card fraud? Thirty-nine percent of North Americans have been affected by cybersecurity crime in the past year alone, Symantec Chief Executive Greg Clack told CNBC on Thursday. “I think that’s a very big crisis.” “I’m really excited about bringing digital safety […]

BEIJING: China wants India and other BRICS countries to accept its idea of “cyber sovereignity” that would allow each country to govern the cyber space in the manner they want without facing interference from other countries. Beijing plans to move a proposal for cross-border agreement on the issue at the next BRICS summit, which China […]

House Democrats on Thursday introduced a slew of bills aimed at making the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) strengthen its cybersecurity policies. The three bills being pushed by the minority members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee would require the FCC to adopt rules to protect communications networks, set up an interagency panel to handle […]

<!– A cyber hacking expert in Moscow has predicted the world is on the verge of a cyber war, as politicians in Europe accuse Russia of starting to interfere with their election campaigns. An investigation is still underway in the US over what happened with the campaign there. Andrei Soldatov is an investigative journalist and […]

<!– A cyber hacking expert in Moscow has predicted the world is on the verge of a cyber war, as politicians in Europe accuse Russia of starting to interfere with their election campaigns. An investigation is still underway in the US over what happened with the campaign there. Andrei Soldatov is an investigative journalist and […]