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DOD Issues Interim Rule Addressing New Requirements for Cyber Incidents and Cloud Computing Services

On August 26, 2015, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued an interim rule that imposes expanded obligations on defense contractors and subcontractors with regard to the protection of “covered defense information” and the reporting of… 95 more words


Hacker Killed by Drone Was ‘Secret Weapon - By Margaret Coker in London,  Danny Yadron in San Francisco and  Damian Paletta in Washington Aug. 27, 2015 7:36 p.m. ET

Targeting of Islamic State’s electronics expert shows how digital warfare has upset balance of power on modern battlefield

The pro-Islamic State hacking group IS Hacking Division defaced a website and used it to leak the alleged personal information of U.S. 503 more words


Ashley Madison Hackers Face a Long Rap Sheet

When (if) the dust settles and the hackers responsible for the Ashley Madison breach are brought to justice, they’re likely to face a long list of charges, a Canadian news outlet has revealed. 423 more words


A New Computer Glitch is Rocking the Mutual Fund Industry - By Kirsten Grind and  Bradley Hope Updated Aug. 26, 2015 1:38 p.m. ET

Outage is preventing dozens of mutual funds, ETFs from promptly pricing their securities

The U.S. fund industry was in turmoil Wednesday as executives scrambled to respond to a computer glitch that prevented dozens of mutual and exchange-traded funds from promptly pricing their securities. 330 more words


Breaches in virtualized systems costlier, survey finds

According to a recent survey by Kaspersky Lab, enterprises pay much more for incident-related costs in virtualized environments when compared to physical environments. According to the survey, enterprises pay about $800,000 on average in breach recovery in those environments, compared to about half that in physical systems. 409 more words


Is cyber threat intelligence emerging as a “vital” security approach?

This article was originally published on Computerworld on July 31, 2015 by James Henderson.

Managing cyber security on an internet that was never designed to be secure poses a significant challenge for organisations.

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Court Says the FTC Can Slap Companies for Getting Hacked - ANDY GREENBERG 08.24.15. 4:51 PM

For companies like the dating site Ashley Madison or the health insurer Anthem, financial loss, customer anger and professional embarrassment aren’t the only consequences of getting massively gutted by hackers. 295 more words

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