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Vincent Mihalik of Wyle: Majority of Cyber Threats Could Be Reduced by Following Best Practices

Vincent Mihalik of Wyle: Majority of Cyber Threats Could Be Reduced by Following Best Practices

Vincent Mihalik has more than 25 years of Department of Defense experience specializing in cybersecurity, business and IT strategic planning, IT transformation, program management, and emerging technology assessments. Throughout his… Read more »

Symantec's Top Five Cyber Predictions Progression

Symantec's Top Five Cyber Predictions Progression

Prior to 2010, Symantec released its top five cyber predictions for the year. In a recent article published by Forbes, Vincent Weafer, vice president of Symantec Security Technology and Response,… Read more »

Heritage Scholar: America Needs Clearer Lines of Authority in Cyber

Heritage Scholar: America Needs Clearer Lines of Authority in Cyber

In a recent piece published on the Heritage Foundation’s website, Paul Rosenzweig, a principal at Red Branch Consulting, PLLC, and a visiting fellow at The Heritage Foundation, writes the United… Read more »

Pro-Palestinian Hack Hits UK Government Website

Pro-Palestinian Hack Hits UK Government Website

The National Skills Academy, a UK government training organization, has been hit in a hacking attack that appears to be pro-Palestine in nature. The homepage of the organization was hacked… Read more »

Police Extend Detention of Computer Scientist

Police Extend Detention of Computer Scientist

Police authorities in India have announced plans to extend the detention of a computer scientist arrested earlier who pointed to security flaws in an electronic voting system. A metropolitan court… Read more »

Cyber Firm ArcSight Up for Sale

Cyber Firm ArcSight Up for Sale

Cybersecurity firm ArcSight has put itself up for sale, with potential buyers including Oracle Corp, IBM and HP, according to The Wall Street Journal. The possibility of an acquisition has… Read more »

Featured Job- Cyber Intelligence with LMI

Featured Job- Cyber Intelligence with LMI

Job Description Cyber Intelligence General Requirements Certification: CISSP, CISM, CISA, or similar widely recognized IT Security certification is preferred Clearance Requirements: Active Top Secret with previous SCI clearance held Years… Read more »

DoD's New Cyber Strategy

DoD's New Cyber Strategy

The Pentagon has a new cyber strategy, outlined by Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III in the September/October edition of Foreign Affairs. “Although cyberspace is a man-made domain, it… Read more »

Senate May Attach Cyber Legislation to Defense Authorization Bill

Senate May Attach Cyber Legislation to Defense Authorization Bill

The Senate is considering adding cybersecurity legislation to the defense authorization bill to ensure that some semblance of cyber legislation is passed this year, Sen. Thomas Carper told GovInfoSecurity. “It’s… Read more »

CACI's Cofoni: 'If We Tried to Centralize Every Need for Cyber, We Would Fail Utterly'

CACI's Cofoni: 'If We Tried to Centralize Every Need for Cyber, We Would Fail Utterly'

As part of its “Top Secret America” investigative piece, The Washington Post spoke with Zal Azmi and Paul Cofoni of CACI, who serve as the cyber lead and president and… Read more »

Report: Global Security Threats Increased

Report: Global Security Threats Increased

IBM released the results of its X-Force 2010 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report, which showed that vulnerability disclosures are increasing dramatically, having reached record levels for the first half of… Read more »

UK Showcases New Passports for Security

UK Showcases New Passports for Security

The U.K. Home Office has said new passports with enhanced security features will be issued starting in October. In an effort to provide what the Home Office terms “strengthened security… Read more »

Corporate ID Theft Used to Jack Code Signing Certificate

Corporate ID Theft Used to Jack Code Signing Certificate

Security researchers with F-Secure have found a new set of spammed malware that uses corporate identity theft to steal Authenticode code signing certificate. The attack vector is new because of… Read more »

Apple Fixes Jailbreakme Flaw

Apple Fixes Jailbreakme Flaw

Apple has fixed a browse-and-be-hacked flaw in Mac OS X, which was exploited by a website called Jailbreakme. The flaw was one of 13 fixed in an update released Tuesday,… Read more »

Featured Job- Cyber Security Analyst with Booz Allen

Featured Job- Cyber Security Analyst with Booz Allen

Job Description Location: McLean, VA, US Cyber Security Analyst-01091125 Description Key Role: Work in a challenging and dynamic environment that combines knowledge in cyber security with business consulting skills to… Read more »

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