List/Grid Monthly Archives: April 2011

Hackers Breach another School District's System

Hackers Breach another School District's System

Thousands of students’ and teachers’ personal information have potentially been compromised after officials with a South Carolina school district say a hacker broke into their system. The break-in at Lancaster… Read more »

DISA Adds Social Networking to Forge.mil

DISA Adds Social Networking to Forge.mil

The Defense Information Systems Agency has added a new element to its Forge.mil family of services: social networking. Forge.mil Community will help users connect, collaborate, share information and manage content,… Read more »

Survey: External Threats Greater Risk than Internal

Survey: External Threats Greater Risk than Internal

A recent global survey by Cyber-Ark Global Solutions found that 57 percent of global C-level executives agree external threats will become a greater security risk than insider threats in the… Read more »

GE's New Security Center Adds 200 New Jobs in Virginia

GE's New Security Center Adds 200 New Jobs in Virginia

General Electric announced it will open an Information Security and Technology Center in Glen Allen  Va., near Richmond,  featuring high-tech experts specializing in cybersecurity, data management, application development, network design… Read more »

Vengeful Hacker Gets 2 Years for Infecting 100K Computers

Vengeful Hacker Gets 2 Years for Infecting 100K Computers

A hacker was last week sentenced to two years behind bars for launching a virus that infected nearly 100,000 computers worldwide and directed them to attack media outlets that published… Read more »

Iran: Siemens Aided US, Israel Launch Stuxnet Attack

Iran: Siemens Aided US, Israel Launch Stuxnet Attack

A senior Iranian military official is accusing Siemens of helping the United States and Israel unleash last year’s Stuxnet worm, a highly complex piece of malware that targeted Iran’s nuclear… Read more »

Dr. Barry Alexia of Rockwell Collins: Biggest Threat is Unsecure Communications

Dr. Barry Alexia of Rockwell Collins: Biggest Threat is Unsecure Communications

Dr. Barry Alexia started his career with Hughes Aircraft Company in the 1980s. He worked in SIGINT and electronic warfare for Hughes Aircraft Company, working on the U2 and various… Read more »

McAfee Introduces New Application-Control

McAfee Introduces New Application-Control

McAfee has introduced a new Application-Control to safeguard against advanced persistent threats. Industries such as critical infrastructure and manufacturing rely on automated processing controls, that if tampered with, can result… Read more »

FBI’s Gordon Snow Testifies on Cyber Threats

FBI’s Gordon Snow Testifies on Cyber Threats

Assistant director for the cyber division of the FBI, Gordon Snow, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on crime and terrorism this week to talk about how the bureau… Read more »

Report Finds Solution in Eliminating Vulnerabilities for Microsoft and Internet Explorer

Report Finds Solution in Eliminating Vulnerabilities for Microsoft and Internet Explorer

A report by BeyondTrust showed the mitigating factor in 75 percent of critical Windows 7 vulnerabilities is a result of the removal of administrator rights. This means companies that use… Read more »

Singapore Holds First Annual Cyber Awareness Day

Singapore Holds First Annual Cyber Awareness Day

  Singapore’s Cyber Security Awareness Alliance has celebrated the country’s first cybersecurity awareness day. The government-led group held the event in conjunction with an Information Security Seminar. The day aims… Read more »

Intelligent Decisions Announces Partnership with Grid-Tools

Intelligent Decisions Announces Partnership with Grid-Tools

Intelligent Decisions has announced its partnership with Grid-Tools. ID will provide sales, support and professional services for the Grid-Tools suite of software. Specifically, the firm will provide resources for government… Read more »

Blue Ridge Launches New Products

Blue Ridge Launches New Products

Blue Ridge Networks has announced the availability of the two new products for secure remote access and endpoint protection with control. EdgeGuard and AppGuard, part of the company’s BorderGuard enterprise… Read more »

DARPA Wants to Build Computer Systems Modeled after Human Brain

DARPA Wants to Build Computer Systems Modeled after Human Brain

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has introduced a new program called SyNAPSE, which aims to develop computer systems that simulate important functions of the human brain. Currently, computer systems… Read more »

Proposed Cybersecurity Policy in India Stresses Local IT Products

Proposed Cybersecurity Policy in India Stresses Local IT Products

The Indian government has released a draft of a proposed national cybersecurity policy that identifies indigenous development of IT goods vital for fighting threats from imported high-tech products, according to… Read more »

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