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  • Regulatory Watchdog: Will FISMA Standards be Extended to Industry to Avoid Financial Cyber Attack? - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Regulatory Watchdog: Will FISMA Standards be Extended to Industry to Avoid Financial Cyber Attack?

    As the National Institute of Standards and Technology makes headway in preparing standards required by FISMA, a regulatory watchdog in the District is expressing concerns both about the increasing  burden on industry and  whether FISMA standards will include the private sector in thwarting a financial cyber attack. The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness, founded and managed […] More

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    Internet Kill Switch Possible?

    The Egyptian government's multiday deactivation of the Internet, in the wake of the turmoil in the country, have raised concerns and questions about whether the U.S. government could block Internet access by implementing a “kill switch“ to protect the country in the event of a cyber emergency. Last summer, Sen. Joe Lieberman introduced the Protecting […] More

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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

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    Report: Most Americans Support Internet 'Kill Switch'

    More than half of Americans have said the president should be able to shut down portions of the Internet in the event of a cyber attack, according to research conducted by Unisys Corporation. The survey also found that while Americans are taking proactive steps to protect themselves against cyber crime and identity theft, only a […] More

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