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Joseph B. Tompkins Jr.

Title:  Partner
Company:  Sidley Austin LLP
Location:  Washington, DC United States

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Joseph Buford Tompkins Jr.

Occupation: lawyer
Born: Roanoke, Virginia, April 4, 1950
BA in Politics summa cum laude, Washington and Lee University, 1971
Master Pub. Policy, JD, Harvard University, 1975… 870 more words


Students hack the U of S

University of Saskatchewan students will become cyber criminals on Oct. 1 as a kickoff to Cyber Security Awareness Month, which takes place throughout October.

Spokesperson Jody Gress said this event is a first for the university and students have shown so much interest that organizers were forced to turn some away. 75 more words

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[UC1IIS101] Computer Crime Statistics

As I am writing this I am conducting research for a tutorial in my first study-related subject (which is Introduction to Information Security). We’ve been given the task of finding surveys and statistics for Norwegian computer crime. 521 more words


Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Discovered Targeting Seagate NAS Hard Drives

Malware authors have made around $86,400, so far

Sep 9, 2016 05:40 GMT  ·  By Catalin Cimpanu

A malware variant named Mal/Miner-C (also known as PhotoMiner) is infecting Internet-exposed Seagate Central Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices and using them to infect connected computers to mine for the Monero cryptocurrency. 611 more words

Computer Security

'They're not safe': Smaller firms, financial institutions becoming more vulnerable to cyber attacks

A director of an international bank took concerns about cyber crime into his own hands recently, hiring a specialized team to covertly breach his own company’s network. 1,981 more words

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Health Clinic Sued Three Days After Announcing Massive Security Breach

Some people don’t like to wait when filing lawsuits;
Aug 8, 2016 01:30 GMT  ·  By Catalin Cimpanu

Three days after announcing a data breach that might have potentially affected a whopping 3.7 million patients, a US-based healthcare provider was sued for negligence by one of its employees in a class-action lawsuit. 318 more words

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