In 2011 a draft report to the US Congress stated that at least two US environment-monitoring satellites had suffered interference four or more times in 2007 and 2008. A Landsat-7 Earth observation satellite built by NASA and managed by the US Geological Survey experienced 12 or more minutes of interference in October 2007 and July […]

by

On his first day in office, President-elect Donald Trump will direct the Department of Defense and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to develop “a comprehensive plan to protect America’s vital infrastructure from cyberattacks, and all other form of attacks.” Trump delivered the plan as part of a two minute video message published on YouTube […]

by

Heather Murren’s consumer suggestions: The Rights: • John F. Kennedy’s 1962 speech to Congress introduced the consumer Bill of Rights. Those rights have since been updated, and state that consumers have the right to safety, to be informed, the right to choose, the right to be heard, the right to satisfaction of basic needs, and […]

by

Cyberattacks represent an expanding and perilous front line for companies and the government. What do we do about a borderless war that has impacted business across the world and even a presidential campaign? The Wall Street Journal’s Rebecca Blumenstein spoke with Adm. Michael S. Rogers, head of the National Security Agency and commander of the […]

by

Over 5.3 billion records were lost or stolen during data breaches over the past three years, according tothe Breach Level Index. A mere 4% of those hacks were considered “secure breaches” in which the stolen data was encrypted and rendered useless for hackers. Continue Reading Below Those bleak numbers indicate that demand for cybersecurity solutions […]

by

By: Wedge Greene Recently it seemed likely that we were on the verge of the first, global cyber war. Large DDoS attacks that gradually escalated over the last 12 months gave rise, in mid-October, to a massive, prolonged, sophisticated, multi-front attack on Internet infrastructure. Now it appears this was malicious and not a state-supported attack. […]

by

An overflowing plate of urgently needed new policies to act upon will be waiting on President Donald J. Trump’s desk when he takes office on January 20, 2017.  Few are as pressing as the need to lead a new national effort for securing our cyber communication infrastructure. It is no secret that the security of […]

by

An overflowing plate of urgently needed new policies to act upon will be waiting on President Donald J. Trump’s desk when he takes office on January 20, 2017.  Few are as pressing as the need to lead a new national effort for securing our cyber communication infrastructure. It is no secret that the security of […]

by

By: Wedge Greene Recently it seemed likely that we were on the verge of the first, global cyber war. Large DDoS attacks that gradually escalated over the last 12 months gave rise, in mid-October, to a massive, prolonged, sophisticated, multi-front attack on Internet infrastructure. Now it appears this was malicious and not a state-supported attack. […]

by

By: Wedge Greene Recently it seemed likely that we were on the verge of the first, global cyber war. Large DDoS attacks that gradually escalated over the last 12 months gave rise, in mid-October, to a massive, prolonged, sophisticated, multi-front attack on Internet infrastructure. Now it appears this was malicious and not a state-supported attack. […]

by