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June 18, 2015
Companies are making cybersecurity a greater priority
Washington DC (SPX) Jun 17, 2015
Companies are spending increasing amounts on cybersecurity tools, but aren't convinced their data is truly secure and many chief information security officers believe that attackers are gaining on their defenses, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Charting the future of cybersecurity is difficult because so much is shrouded in secrecy, no one is entirely certain of all the methods malicious hackers use to infiltrate systems and businesses do not want to disclose their safety measures, acco ... read more

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US data breach is intelligence coup for China
The hacking of millions of US government employees is likely part of an effort by Chinese intelligence for long-term profiling - and possibly more nefarious things. ... more
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Union says hackers got sensitive data on all US govt staff
Suspected Chinese hackers who infiltrated the US government's human resources records have sensitive information on all federal employees, an American union said Thursday. ... more
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Hackathons take on Islamic State in cyberspace battle
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Snowden revelations costly for US tech firms: study
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US says data on four million government staff hacked
The US government on Thursday admitted hackers accessed the personal data of at least four million current and former federal employees, in a vast cyber-attack suspected to have originated in China. ... more
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Obama struggles for deterrence amid wave of cyberattacks
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Beijing calls reports China involved in US hack 'irresponsible'
Beijing on Friday labelled as "irresponsible" reports that Chinese hackers were behind a massive cyber-attack on personal data of millions of current and former US federal employees. ... more
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Raytheon opens new cyber facility
A cybersecurity research, testing and demonstration center has been opened near Washington, D.C., by Raytheon. ... more
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IS jihadists out of reach in online 'dark space': FBI
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Tech firms, activists press US on encryption
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US charges China academics in trade theft scheme
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US cyber commander says hackers to 'pay a price'
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US behind curve in online war with IS: experts
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