Poisoned trust. Yearnings for transparency. The cyber Pearl Harbor. Executives from Google, Facebook, Dropbox and other major tech companies met with the president’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity at UC Berkeley yesterday. The discussion was laced with moments of high drama as industry representatives asked the commission to recommend reforms and technological advances in government and […]

Emotional Intelligence Though it looks like a standard odd couple buddy movie, “Central Intelligence” has more surprises than the the tagline — “Saving the World Takes a little Hart and a big Johnson” — would suggest. 20 years after graduating, least popular high school student Bob Stone (Dwayne Johnson) Facebook friends most popular high school […]

June 21, 2016 Israeli and U.S. will automatically compile and screen information, including of mitigation strategies, attacks and vulnerabilities, in “near real time.” The U.S. and Israel announced today a bilateral threat sharing program that is expected to begin in the next few months. U.S Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Israel National […]

Underwriters’ Laboratory has inked a research deal with the Department of Veterans Affairs to study the digital security of connected medical devices actually deployed in clinical settings, the first fruit of the venerable scientific safety standards outfit’s campaign to become a cybersecurity baseline setter. The Cooperative Research and Development Agreement, or CRADA, with the VA will give UL’s researchers the […]

(Reuters) — The Chinese government appears to be abiding by its September pledge to stop supporting the hacking of American trade secrets to help companies there compete, private U.S. security executives and government advisers said on Monday. FireEye Inc., the U.S. network security company best known for fighting sophisticated Chinese hacking, said in a report […]

More cooperation is needed globally among companies and governments to fight the ever changing threats to the cyber universe, Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel, who led a task force that set out Israel’s national cyber security policy, said in an interview. “There is not enough being done globally,” Ben-Israel, who heads the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center […]