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Nation’s Cybersecurity Upgraded with New Practices and Standards

The Obama administration partnered with private and public entities to manage risk and subvert threats

Over the last 6 months the U.S. Government implemented a wide range of policies to…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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many small businesses vulnerable to cyberthreats

Federal Employees May Be At Risk For Identity Theft

Union says OPM hid the extent of damage from a massive computer hack

The Social Security numbers of every current, former and retired federal employee was allegedly hacked,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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100,000 Taxpayers’ Data Stolen in IRS Breach

Criminals accessed tax information through the Get Transcript service provided by the agency

Criminals accessed more than 100,000 taxpayers’ personal tax information and bilked the agency for millions…

By Joel Lyons

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Google: Email Password Recovery Questions May Not Be Secure

Questions about your favorite food or first pet may be easily guessed by hackers

Email password recovery questions might not be secure enough to keep hackers out—but might be…

By Joel Lyons

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[REPORT] ATM Data Thefts at Highest Level in 20 Years

Debit card compromises at bank ATMs were up 174% and 317% at non-bank machines

The number of debit card users whose data gets snatched by crooks at ATMs is…

By Joel Lyons

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[REPORT] Cybercrime to Cost Business $2 Trillion in 2019

Sophisticated hackers are launching attacks that can cost businesses $150 million to fix

Nearly 1/5 small businesses is already at risk for being hit by cybercrime and even…

By Joel Lyons

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Homeland Security to Open Silicon Valley Office

Secretary Jeh Johnson makes announcement at cybersecurity conference

The Department of Homeland Security will open a satellite office in Silicon Valley.

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Vice President Biden Announces $25 Million Grant to HBCUs for Cybersecurity Education

Grant money will help meet the demand for more skilled cybersecurity professionals

Vice President Biden announces the Department of Energy’s $25 million grant to support cybersecurity education…

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Survey Highlights IT Cost & Security as Major Concerns for Small Business

Small-business use of technology has dramatically increased over the past three years.

94 percent of small-business owners say they are concerned about cybersecurity while nearly half…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Obama on the Record: Cybersecurity

THE PRESIDENT: Everybody, please be seated. We meet today at a transformational moment…

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