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International Cybersecurity Concerns

A recent poll by the East-West Institute reveals deep concerns that public and private sectors are not cooperating enough internationally to secure cyberspace. Keep Reading

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New Cybersecurity Reporting Procedures

OMB has told federal agencies to start reporting their cybersecurity challenges in real-time to the Department of Homeland Security, which will advise them on how to deal with those threats.

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Cyberattack on Google Said to Hit Password System

Ever since Google disclosed in January that Internet intruders had stolen information from its computers, the exact nature and extent of the theft has been a closely guarded company secret. But a person with direct knowledge of the investigation now says that the losses included one of Google’s crown jewels, a password system that controls access by millions of users worldwide to almost all of the company’s Web services, including e-mail and business applications.

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International Cybersecurity Coordinator

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) introduces a bill to install a senior cybersecurity coordinator at the US State Department to lead policy on international cybersecurity issues.

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Homeland security chief focuses on safety

Janet Napolitano, secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security, chatted with Boston’s police commissioner, first responders, and higher education officials yesterday about issues ranging from LNG tanker safety to cybersecurity.

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Pick to Lead Cyber Command Lays Out Battle Plans

The Defense Department’s planned Cyber Command isn’t designed to militarize cyberspace, the Army lieutenant general picked to lead the command told senators today during his confirmation hearing.

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Feds to Test Cybersecurity System

The Department of Homeland Security plans to work with a commercial Internet service provider and one federal agency to carry out a pilot test of Einstein 3, an intrusion detection and prevention system that will eventually be used to bolster federal agencies' information security postures.

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Cyber Attacks on the Senate

The Senate sergeant-at-arms has requested $1 million for the cybersecurity of the congressional chamber in 2011.

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Feds: TSA Worker Tried to Sabotage Terror Database

A former Transportation Security Administration contractor is being charged in Colorado for allegedly injecting malicious code into a government network used for screening airport security workers and others.

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Industry Perspectives on Defense Cybersecurity

Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) called a hearing of the Armed Services Committee to solicit private sector perspectives on how the Defense Department could improve its cybersecurity activities.

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