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  • Gen. Michael Hayden: Intelligence Community Did Not Fail in Egypt - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Gen. Michael Hayden: Intelligence Community Did Not Fail in Egypt

    Retired Gen. Michael V. Hayden doesn“™t suffer fools lightly. Having served his country in the Air Force and as director of the National Security Agency, the Central Intelligence Agency and National Intelligence, Hayden has seen his share of failed intelligence gathering. But on the subject of Egypt, Hayden is quite clear: This was not a […] More

  • Israel Hires Hackers to Cyber Spy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Israel Hires Hackers to Cyber Spy

    A military spokesman said the Israeli army is seeking “hackers who were born and raised online” to break into databases for espionage purposes, Ynet news reported. Speaking at a panel on the subject of  the digital medium as strategic weapon in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, Brig. Gen. Avi Benayahu said the Israeli army was searching […] More

  • Hackers Take Down Site Offering Egyptians Censor-busting Tools - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hackers Take Down Site Offering Egyptians Censor-busting Tools

    A Morocco-based website offering Egyptian users a program to bypass online censorship fell victim to a complex cyber attack that made it inaccessible, AFP reported. Dr. Francesco Landogna, CEO of the site Wall5.com, told AFP someone had brought down his site early Friday morning. “Someone got into the site about four o’clock this morning and […] More

  • Minister: No Internet 'Kill Switch' for Australia - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Minister: No Internet 'Kill Switch' for Australia

    The Australian government does not support and will not participate in actions similar to the Egyptian government, which shut down Internet access to prevent protesters from communicating with others and the outside world, an Australian official has said. Speaking at the launch of a new HP data center in Sydney, Australian Communications Minister Stephen Conroy […] More

  • Africa Could become World's Cyber-crime Capital - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Africa Could become World's Cyber-crime Capital

    Russia and China are often considered the two nations leading in cyber crime, but there is a runner-up that could take the leading spot in Internet misdeeds: Africa. Cybersecurity experts estimate 80 percent of computers on the African continent are already infected with viruses and other malicious software, according to Foreign Policy. The combination of […] More

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