Cyber security pros take first peek

The White House released a charter Wednesday publicly describing the principles, aims and values of the secretive process it uses to decide what hacking tools to keep in its arsenal and which it would report to tech companies to allow them to fix.

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top priorities for NIST director nominee

“My personal priority is to find better ways [of] engaging with industry and finding partnerships,” says NIST director nominee, Walter Copan. @usnistgov

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cybersecurity training for officials

A number of election security experts have sounded the alarm about the importance of training local election officials on how to avoid cybersecurity risks.

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US top cyber-experts flee

Four senior cybersecurity officials are stepping down from their US government positions, raising concerns that an exodus of top leaders may make the federal government more vulnerable to hacking.

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security highlights differences

Despite recent White House efforts to bring some standardization to federal cybersecurity, agencies are still taking different paths to secure their systems and data.

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With cyber breaches and ransomware threats such as the recent WannaCry attack a constant concern, government agencies must attack cybersecurity problems head on. President Donald Trump’s cybersecurity executive order (EO) provides an outline of the administration’s priorities for protecting federal IT systems and data.

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it not cybersecurity

Having IT isn't enough anymore, businesses need a separate security team also. Policemen and firefighters are a good examples of this, both of them will help you in your time of need, but each of them has very specific training for specific functions.

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cybersecurity laws

Government says proposed cybersecurity legislations were necessary to take proactive measures to safeguard the country's critical infrastructures and include licensing selected cybersecurity vendors.

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good old days

It doesn't get easier from here... As Benjamin Franklin quipped, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

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Less than six weeks after the massive WannaCry attack, a second Windows ransomware worm, called Petya, made its way around the planet.

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