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  • Industry Group Agrees to Cyber Tactics for Botnets, Hijacking - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Industry Group Agrees to Cyber Tactics for Botnets, Hijacking

    An industry advisory group has voluntarily taken on suggested tactics to defend networks against three major cybersecurity threat areas, the Federal Communication Commission announced Thursday.  The Communications, Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council agreed to a set of recommendations it says would aid to mitigate the amount of Internet route hijackings, attacks on domain name systems and botnets. […] More

  • Japan Institutes Harsher Penalties for Hackers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Japan Institutes Harsher Penalties for Hackers

    Japan has reportedly passed new legislation that will impose tougher prison terms for those who create or spread malware, according to Japan Times. Under the new cyber crime bill, those found guilty of creating or distributing malware could get a maximum of three years in prison or approximately $6,250 in fines. Possessing or storing a […] More

  • UK Minister: More Must be Done to Stop ISPs from Email Snooping - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UK Minister: More Must be Done to Stop ISPs from Email Snooping

      U.K. ministers must do more to hinder Internet service providers from snooping on private emails without prior permission, a former cybersecurity minister said. In the United Kingdom, some ISPs have implemented software that intercepts and scans emails to target ads. Although consent is required, former Labour Minister Lord Alan West says it is too […] More

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