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GOP Cybersecurity Bill

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The Daily Caller is reporting on the GOP alternative cybersecurity bill.  Good news that Congress is taking cybersecurity seriously and will be debating about it to strengthen the measures currently in place.  Good for them.

Written by shnu48

02/28/2012 at 1:48 PM

Cybersecurity company receives equity funding

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This post from Marketwatch.com is some good news for the cybersecurity community.   A number of my VC contacts have told me that they don’t think there is enough upside in cybersecurity to provide equity financing to them.  Perhaps with the news that Corero Network Security raised over $7Mil will be a primer to open up the sector to more investment.

Written by shnu48

02/28/2012 at 12:59 PM

Two arrests in UK hacking scandal

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The Telegraph is reporting that two new suspects have been arrested in the UK hacking scandal.  Wow – amazing how this just continues to unfold over there.

Written by shnu48

02/27/2012 at 4:22 PM

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Church latest to settle in UK hacking for big bucks

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Charlotte Church settled with News International for ₤600,000 ($951,000) in the hacking scandal that continues in the UK.

More from philstar.com here.

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02/27/2012 at 3:31 PM

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UK hacker unmasked

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The UK Independent has revealed the identity of the hacker in the News of the World hacking case.  Guy’s name is Philip Campbell Smith.

Read more here.

Written by shnu48

02/27/2012 at 2:02 PM

More info security pros needed says (ISC)2

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It continues to be a good time for infosec guys – employment at an all time high.  The demand is increasing for skilled folks who can do the job.

Network World has more on the (ISC)2 survey here.

 

Written by shnu48

02/23/2012 at 3:46 PM

Businesses told to insure against cyber attacks

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This is an important lesson for all companies as the costs of getting hit can be huge.  Sony/Playstation continues to be a major lesson in my mind.

Redorbit has the press release reminder from Sihle Insurance group here.

Written by shnu48

02/22/2012 at 3:44 PM

Posted in Hacks, Private Sector

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