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Top Dem points finger across the aisle in cybersecurity debate

At a hearing, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) advocated for a bill that would allocate $3.1 billion to create an Information Technology Modernization Fund.

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Update: 117 million LinkedIn email credentials found for sale on the dark web

The 2012 LinkedIn data breach may be the breach that just keeps on giving with the news that 117 million customer email credentials originating from that hack were found for sale on the dark web.

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US GAO finds nukes are controlled by computer from 1970's

The US US Government Accountability Office has released a report showing that The Pentagon are controlling their nuclear arms with computers from the 1970's.

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Alt campaign plans to replace 'fundamentally broken' CVE platform

An Australian security researcher launched a light-hearted campaign to address ongoing issues affecting MITRE's CVE vulnerability system.

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State Dept. criticized for poor records management, Clinton broke rules, IG report says

"Longstanding, systemic weaknesses" prevented the State Department from properly managing cybersecurity risks, according to an IG report.

Data Breach Blog

San Juan County DWI program patient data compromised

Information on patients in New Mexico's San Juan County DWI treatment program may have been compromised.

Children's National Health System breached, data of 4K patients compromised

More than 4,000 patients of the Children's National Health System received notices of a data breach following a former vendor disclosing patient health information on an FTP site viewable on the web.

San Mateo Foster City School District employee PII compromised in breach

The San Mateo Foster City School District (SMFCSD) reported that personal information of active employees was compromised.

Featured News

'Celebgate' hacker pleads guilty to Hacking Apple and Gmail accounts

'Celebgate' hacker pleads guilty to Hacking Apple and Gmail accounts

The "Celebgate" hacker pled guilty for a phishing scam that led him to hack into celebrity accounts to steal nude photos.

May issue now available!

The Threat Hunter Blog

Petya and Mischa - the Ransomware Twins (sort of)

Petya and Mischa - the Ransomware Twins (sort of)

These two malwares have been much in the news over the past week or so.

May 2016 Product Reviews

AlienVault Unified Security Management Platform

Significant, mature next-generation blend of SIEM and UTM capabilities at a very reasonable price. Outstanding customer relationship building.

LogRhythm Security Intelligence Platform

Probably the most complete pure-play SIEM we’ve seen with the added benefit of many next-gen features and superlative correlation and analytics.

CorreLog SIEM Correlation Server

Excellent price point for a very flexible SIEM/log correlator with lots of features.

Opinions

Speak the board's language or get fired

Speak the board's language or get fired

A communication gap exists today between CISOs and the board of directors, says Feris Rifai, CEO, Bay Dynamics.

Government surveillance from Caesar to Nixon

Government surveillance from Caesar to Nixon

Government surveillance is, however, not new, says Patrick O'Kane, barrister and compliance counsel.

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