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Will it take a catastrophe before we lock down the internet of things?

As more devices become connected to the internet, safety and security considerations often seem like an afterthought — which could be fatal in the case of connected cars or industrial controllers. 378 more words

Identica Problematica

The stupidest thing you can possibly do on the Internet is to use the same user names and passwords for the different online platforms and services. 194 more words

Ex-Spy Chief's Private Firm Ends Deal With NSA Official

Former National Security Agency director Keith Alexander has ended a deal with a senior U.S. intelligence official allowing the official to work part-time for his firm, an arrangement current and former officials said risked a conflict of interest. 313 more words

Policy

Internet Trolls And Prison Walls

Is there such a thing as the Internet Troll? Apparently there is. If you are an Internet troll and you are happen to be somewhere in the UK, you can easily spend some time in prison. 201 more words

Former NSA chief on cyber attacks: 'We've got to work together'

Ahead of a cyber security event in New York last month, David Burg, a principal at PricewaterhouseCoopers, told me over a firm handshake that he and Keith Alexander—the former director of the U.S. 560 more words

Tech

Cyber security experts in Minneapolis as data breach concerns rise

The nation’s top cyber security experts are descending on Minneapolis this week after a year of high-profile data protection failures affecting millions of consumers.

The fourth annual Cyber Security Summit, being held at The Commons Hotel at the University of Minnesota, opened Tuesday as news broke that Staples is investigating a possible data breach in the Northeast, … 658 more words

News

Breach Coverage Versus General Liability - A Lesson from the PF Changs Incident

Dark Reading has posted a good article discussing the legal wranglings surrounding PF Changs and Travelers Insurance and the liability of the breach.  This will lead to many more conversations and law suits and plans to determine how cyber risk should be mitigated. 7 more words

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