Articles Tagged 'cybersecurity'
Wasserman Schultz to allow laptop scan after months of stonewalling in IT probe
The former head of the Democratic Party who lost her post in the fallout from a massive email breach is expected to start cooperating with… READ MORE
Prominent GOP Illinois lawmaker abruptly resigns over cybersecurity issues
An Illinois Republican lawmaker resigned from his position in the state Legislature on Monday after saying he faced cybersecurity issues involving fraudulent social media accounts… READ MORE
Sources: White House to issue cybersecurity order Wednesday
The White House is poised to release an executive order aimed at thwarting cyberattacks against critical infrastructure on Wednesday, two people familiar with the matter told The Hill.
The highly anticipated directive from President Obama is expected to be released at a briefing Wednesday morning at the U.S. Department of Commerce, where senior administration officials will provide an update about… READ MORE
Cybersecurity bill hits snag
By TONY ROMM and JENNIFER MARTINEZ | 5/13/12 9:59 PM EDT
Thereâ€™s yet another hurdle for Sen. Joe Liebermanâ€™s cybersecurity bill: Democrats who say it doesnâ€™t go far enough to protect consumer privacy.
With Senate Republicans standing firm against the measure, the friendly fire from Democrats means thereâ€™s only more work ahead as Lieberman and others scramble to cobble together… READ MORE
Fictitious femme fatale fooled cybersecurity
By Shaun Waterman, The Washington Times
Call her the Mata Hari of cyberspace.
Robin Sage, according to her profiles on Facebook and other social-networking websites, was an attractive, flirtatious 25-year-old woman working as a “cyber threat analyst” at the U.S. Navy’s Network Warfare Command. Within less than a month, she amassed nearly 300 social-network connections among security specialists, military personnel… READ MORE