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US Cybersecurity

A Volatile Cyberspace

Sagar Tikoo | Posted 03.05.2013 | Teen
Sagar Tikoo

In a country where essential components of infrastructure are vulnerable to cyber-attack, cybersecurity is not only an issue of financial interest to private sector companies, but an issue of national security.

How to Enhance Cybersecurity and Create American Jobs

Scott J. Shackelford | Posted 07.16.2012 | Technology
Scott J. Shackelford

Grasping best to how manage hardware vulnerabilities is difficult since the current supply chain involves many companies, operating in many countries. But there are not enough U.S. manufacturers to allow the Pentagon to buy domestically.

China, U.S. Vow Cooperation On Cybersecurity

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington and Beijing recognize that all cyber attacks on the United States cannot be attributed to China, Chinese Defense Min...

House Moves Ahead With Cybersecurity Bill

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 06.26.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON — The House ignored Obama administration objections Thursday and approved legislation aimed at helping stop electronic attacks on cri...

Facebook Spies

Timothy Karr | Posted 06.16.2012 | Technology
Timothy Karr

The folks behind CISPA claim that national security interests make this surveillance necessary, but the bill's language is so vague and overreaching that it opens the door for rampant abuse.

Virtual Attacks May Be Met With Very Real Force

Posted 11.16.2011 | Technology

By David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States reserves the right to retaliate with military force against a cyber attack and is worki...

Former CIA Official Sees Terrorism-Cyber Parallels

Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology

Different wars for different times. Cofer Black, a former top CIA counterterrorism official, said on Wednesday he sees parallels between the terro...

Government Can't Kill Old Worm After Attack On Military

Posted 08.17.2011 | Technology

* U.S. still grappling with spin-offs of attack code * "Rogue program operating silently'' * Russia suspected in original attack (Adds Mc...

U.S. Government In Cyber Fight But Can't Keep Up

Posted 08.16.2011 | Technology

By Phil Stewart, Diane Bartz, Jim Wolf and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon is about to roll out an expanded effort to safeguard ...

Cybersecurity Becoming U.S. Diplomatic Priority

Posted 08.02.2011 | Technology

By Peter Apps, Political Risk Correspondent LONDON (Reuters) - Cyber security is now a diplomatic priority for the United States with Washington ...

Amy Lee

Does America's Plan For Global Cybersecurity Fall Short?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amy Lee | Posted 07.17.2011 | Technology

The Obama Administration unveiled a new plan for global cybersecurity that experts say calls attention to key issues but ultimately serves as little m...

U.S. Global Cybersecurity Strategy Ranks Cyber Attacks With Military Threats

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.17.2011 | Technology

The U.S. has proposed global cybersecurity strategy that aims to create a more secure Internet, improve cybercrime enforcement, and better protect cyb...

U.S. Cybersecurity Bill Introduced In Senate

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A new version of a cybersecurity bill was introduced in the Senate on Wednesday that may eliminate some opposition to the measure from the tech indust...