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  • US Rules Out North Korea's Role in '09 Cyber Attacks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    US Rules Out North Korea's Role in '09 Cyber Attacks

    U.S. authorities have all but ruled out the role of North Korea in the cyber attacks which took place around July 4, 2009. Last July, denial of service attacks hit U.S. and South Korean government networks, making several websites briefly unavailable. At the time, many cyber experts blamed North Korea for the attacks. However, it […] More

  • Report Claims US Has Made Little Progress in Cybersecurity - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report Claims US Has Made Little Progress in Cybersecurity

    The National Security Cyberspace Institute has released a report saying despite all the talk and money thrown at cybersecurity, the United States has actually made little progress in making U.S. networks more secure. “Despite the numerous studies and recommendations, ongoing planning, increased spending, and a host of other activities over the last several years, there […] More

  • Hackers Steal Classified Data from South Korea - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hackers Steal Classified Data from South Korea

    South Korean officials reported over the weekend the army’s computer network was hacked and classified data was accessed. The breach compromised information on dangerous chemicals hosted on the Chemical Accident Response Information System. Close to 600 agencies throughout South Korea use the system, including a number of first-responder units. The system was compromised using the […] More

  • Google vs. Microsoft: Health IT - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Google vs. Microsoft: Health IT

    $20 Billion in UK healthcare IT spending for Google or Microsoft? In the UK,  Conservative Party leader David Cameron has made it clear that he wants to scrap the Labour Party government“™s “centrally determined and unresponsive“ plan for a $20 billion national health data network, in favor of Google Health or Microsoft HealthVault, according to […] More

  • US, South Korea hit with July 4 surprise: cybersecurity attacks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    US, South Korea hit with July 4 surprise: cybersecurity attacks

    We all know that a cybersecurity attack isn’t a matter of if. It’s a matter of when. That moment has arrived. Government and private sector websites in South Korea and the United States were hit with a series of denial-of-service attacks over the last few days. Such attacks, which usually manifest themselves as simultaneous electronic […] More

  • South Korean and US Government Websites Hacked: Is This Just The Beginning? - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    South Korean and US Government Websites Hacked: Is This Just The Beginning?

    On July 4th United States government computers were hacked by unknown persons. The computer attacks effected the US Department of Treasury, the Federal Trade Commission, the Transportation Department, the Secret Service and other government agencies. Reports have also surfaced indicating the attack spread as wide as the Pentagon and the New York Stock Exchange. It is unclear how many denile-of-service […] More

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