Cyber Security

Competitors to vie for $2m prize in DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge

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Teams will develop high-performance computers to compete in a CTF-style tournament at the 2016 DEF CON Conference in Las Vegas.

GE invests in cyber security with Wurldtech buy

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GE will purchase the cyber security company, known for protecting industrial sites and power plants.

DHS makes improvements, needs to do more, GAO chief says

DHS makes improvements, needs to do more, GAO chief says

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Testifying before a House committee, the Comptroller General said the DHS remains on the high-risk list but is moving clear progress.

Canada throws money at cybersecurity shortcomings

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The Canadian government has unlocked $155 million in funding to bolster cyber security, just as the Auditor General issued a negative report.

Infrastructure wake up call

Infrastructure wake up call

The increasing connectedness of infrastructure increases the cascading effect an attack can have on other infrastructure sectors and capabilities.

Cyber security market to reach $120B by 2017

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Driven by increasing use of cloud and mobile services, and cyber criminal activity from hacktivists, terrorist groups, nation-state actors and those out for financial gain, the global cyber security market is expected to grow by 11.3 percent each year.

Offensive line: Fighting back against hackers

Offensive line: Fighting back against hackers

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The only way to gain the upper hand on today's advanced adversaries is by being proactive -- even aggressive, a tactic that can take many forms, says Joel Yonts, CISO of an automotive supply company.

Me and my job: Matthew Dosmann, lieutenant colonel, U.S. Army

Me and my job: Matthew Dosmann, lieutenant colonel, U.S. Army

Me and my job: Matthew Dosmann, lieutenant colonel, U.S. Army

Threat of the month: Chrome exploit

Threat of the month: Chrome exploit

Attention executives: Make sense of security (finally)

Attention executives: Make sense of security (finally)

Boardrooms are finally buzzing with serious discussion around cyber security as countless high-profile breaches have produced massive loss.

RSA Conference 2012: Cyber crime's biggest enemy is collaboration

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While anti-malware strategies and new technology may stump cyber criminals, it's public collaboration they should fear.

Sponsors say new Senate cyber bill less costly for business

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A group of Republican senators on Thursday introduced a competing bill to the bipartisan Cybersecurity Act of 2012, which was unveiled two weeks ago.

RSA Conference 2012: Swapping info on the smart grid

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Standards and policy leaders are concerned about the lack of threat intelligence on smart grid.

Deception and the art of cyber security

To thrwart web attackers, organizations must think like a criminal and turn to tricks that will stop attackers in their tracks -- or even make them believe that they are succeeding.

SDA, McAfee mark Canada's card

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Canada received a mediocre ranking in cyber security, according to a new report ranking countries on their security stance.

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