project manager reportedly CLUELESS about security risks

Tech | Josh Peterson

‘What I recall is what the team told me, is that there were no high findings’

Cyber security company Barracuda's shares soar in debut

| Reuters
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Shares of Barracuda Networks Inc , a data storage and internet security company, jumped as much as 32 percent in their debut, underscoring a growing interest in the red-hot cyber security market.

What do tech CEOs have to say to Obama?

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Obama signed an executive order in February that established a two-year timeline to set security standards

Feds unveil preliminary cyber standards for US companies

Tech | Josh Peterson
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But the slow bureaucratic machinery of Washington could endanger companies combating fast-acting threats

Wall Street banks learn how to survive in staged cyber attack

Business | Reuters
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Banks are one of the biggest targets for cyber attacks, which have occurred more frequently over the past two years

Cyber warrior shortage hits anti-hacker fightback

US | Reuters

The perception of an increased threat, has also led to explosive demand for the best talent.

Mobile security software maker Lookout raises $55 million

US | Reuters
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Lookout, one of the world’s biggest providers of mobile security software, said on Thursday that it has raised $55 million in financing.

Adobe hacked, data of 2.9 million customers compromised

Tech | Josh Peterson
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Compromised data includes customer login data and encrypted credit card information

Massive traffic cripples NY Obamacare website, hackers may be to blame

Tech | Josh Peterson
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Site may have suffered from denial of service attack

Iranian cybersecurity commander dead, assassination suspected

World | Reuters
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He had left his house on Monday morning and was found a few hours later with a bullet in his heart

Report: Iran HACKED Navy computers

Tech | Josh Peterson
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The most recent intrusion was last week

U.S. officials woo tech companies in new push for cybersecurity law

US | Reuters
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The previous bill brought opposition from privacy advocates who feared too much data would end up in the hands of the National Security Agency

Global lockmaker seeks key to future profits in the cloud

Business | Reuters
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But selling locks is a delicate business and the market traditionally conservative.

Cybersecyruty firm founder wants companies to be able to 'hack back' against hackers

Tech | Josh Peterson
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‘I do think eventually we need to enable corporations in this country to be able to fight back’

Look who took out The New York Times

Tech | Josh Peterson
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The SEA hacks in support of the Assad regime, although no official ties have been made to Syrian government.

Computer researchers demonstrate how cars can by hacked via laptop

Tech | Josh Peterson

Hackers have researched the concept since 2010

Federal agency smashes computers to defeat malware

Tech | Josh Peterson
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Agency grossly misunderstands technology, destroys computers to rid itself of virus problem

Napolitano claims feds don't depend on private sector for intel

Politics | Josh Peterson
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Homeland Security chief remarks at odds with current state of military-industrial complex

DHS hopes to get same cyber-spying powers as NSA

Politics | Josh Peterson
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Pending bill would give Homeland Security domestic spying capabilities similar to the National Security Agency’s