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Cyber Combat: Act of War

The Pentagon has concluded that computer sabotage coming from another country can constitute an act of war, a finding that for the first time opens the door for the United States to respond using traditional military force. Click here for the full story Keep Reading

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Senators Mostly Praise White House Legislative Proposal on Cybersecurity

The recent back-to-back attacks on the Sony Corp., which resulted in the loss of personal and billing information for up to 100 million people, demonstrates the need for national cybersecurity legislation, said Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) in a hearing Monday. When Sony reopened its hacked website last Thursday, the company found that it had not… Keep Reading

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Siemens Says It Will Fix SCADA Bugs

Siemens is working on a fix for some serious vulnerabilities recently discovered in its industrial control system products used to manage machines on the factory floor. Click here for the full story Keep Reading

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Georgia Tech to Lead $10M Open-Source Homeland Security Initiative

The Georgia Tech Research Institute will lead a new five-year, $10 million Homeland Open Security Technology program aimed at finding open approaches to handling the country’s cyber security. An open solution could potentially save the government an enormous amount of money, although the stated purpose is to protect the country with the best possible solutions… Keep Reading

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Think Tank Examines Opportunities to Advance National Resilience

The White House and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) must advance US capacity for resilience else a loss of momentum will result in "resilience" being little more than a buzzword, warned a task force convened by the George Washington University Homeland Security Policy Institute (HSPI) Monday. "The most effective way for our country to… Keep Reading

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US Calls for Global Cybersecurity Strategy

The Obama administration on Monday proposed creating international computer security standards with penalties for countries and organizations that fell short. Click here for the full story Keep Reading

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Many Embrace White House Cyber Bill Despite Questions of Its Substance

The White House unveiled proposed cybersecurity legislation Thursday, weighing in on a topic that saw no less than 50 proposals in the last session of Congress. White House Cyber Coordinator Howard Schmidt posted a blog explaining the legislation, emphasizing its collaborative approach to dealing with business. "This is a milestone in our national effort to… Keep Reading

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