How to (Unnecessarily) Encumber The Internet And The Economy

How to (Unnecessarily) Encumber The Internet And The Economy
Indeed, the ICANN program will exacerbate the already challenging problem of protecting consumers from online confusion and unlawful invasion of their personal privacy, diminish cybersecurity and increase the likelihood of predatory cyber harm.

UK cyber strategy to 'join up' security efforts
ZDNet UK (blog)
By Tom Espiner, 30 September, 2011 16:57 The upcoming UK Cyber Security Strategy will aim to join up security efforts from the police, intelligence agencies, and industry, according to police and officials involved. The strategy, which has been pushed ...
Smart grid security: Will 'good enough' be enough?
By William Jackson Standards for enabling an interoperable, interconnected electric energy system are emerging at a time when the appearance of a new class of threats is changing the way we think about cybersecurity. There is an assumption that systems ...
Media Advisory: Minister Toews to Make an Announcement Related to Cyber Security
MarketWatch (press release)
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, Sep 30, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- The Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety will speak and a brief media availability will follow.
US government simulates cyber attack for training
The exercise is carried out in Idaho Falls where the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has programs focused on cybersecurity for US industries, in partnership with the Idaho National Laboratory, which conducts nuclear research and also has ...
Lockheed Martin spent $3.9M on 2Q lobbying
That included contact with the Defense Department and Congress over issues such as cybersecurity, shipbuilding, and aircraft. Defense contractors are facing decreasing revenue in the fact of federal budget cuts. Congress is set to cut $1.5 trillion ...
The Techday Weekender
In other news, the government opened its new National Cyber Security Centre on Tuesday, as part of its cyber security strategy. The opening came at the same time as an unrelated technical error knocked out 14 government websites, including the ...

Idaho lab concentrates on cyber-security
Los Angeles Times
A cyber-security analyst works in a watch and warning center at the Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls. (Jim Urquhart, Reuters Photo / October 1, 2011) By Ken Dilanian, Washington Bureau In a gray office building across from the scenic Snake ...
US to address India's requests for info in cyber cases
The Hindu
New Delhi has also sought appropriate technology to deal with cyber security issues, according to minutes of a meeting on US-India dialogue on cyber security recently in New Delhi. The Indian delegation was led by Deputy National Security Advisor Vijay ...
Cyber Security Awareness: Are you Safe?
Business 2 Community
By Christopher Burgess, Published October 1, 2011 Today marks the start of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) in the United States. If you're reading this piece you are on a social network and have a modicum of interest in your online ...
Hackers joining Wall Street protests
New York Post
By WILSON DIZARD Amid the real world protests swarming around Wall Street, the Department of Homeland Security has warned financial companies to be vigilant against a looming cyber- security threat from Anonymous, a headless horde of activist hackers. ...
Turkey readies itself against cyber attacks
Today's Zaman
Known as the National Cyber Security Coordination Foundation (USGKK), the organization will consist of roughly 200 members and will seek to provide the Turkish government and any interested corporations with a coordinated defense against would-be cyber ...
Recession sparks bank scam boom
These new white collar criminals are hooking up with international crime gangs to steal millions of dollars from customer accounts and bank balances, according to international cyber security firm RSA. The global financial crisis is one of the reasons ...
Cyber Crime Report Shows There Are Virtually No Cops to Call On
The cyber security skills of the FBI are weak due to lack of personnel and training according to a Justice Department study. There has been significant progress on the law enforcement side. The recent arrest of Jeffrey Parson, a high school senior from ...
China's Huawei pushes to become major global company
San Jose Mercury News
"Huawei has transparency problems," said James A. Lewis, a cybersecurity expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. "Is it acting on the behest of the Chinese government? If the answer is mumbling, the Americans will ...
Met Police cyber crime unit has 'saved' economy £140m
The government allocated £30m earlier this year after cyber security was recognised as one of the biggest threats to the country. Incidents of computer intrusion, distribution of malicious code (malware), denial of service (DDoS) attacks and ...
DISA Seeks Ideas, Innovation and Collaboration
Signal Magazine
Nally noted that the self-perception of some Marines involved in information assurance changed when he began referring to what they do as cybersecurity; in some cases, he said, “They now refer to themselves as 'cyberMarines,'” which drew a laugh from ...
Low-tech hacks a possibility on electronic voting machines
And while computer scientists and hacking experts continue studies on cyber security, Johnston says there are broader security issues to consider. "Our attack doesn't require an understanding the smarts of the voting machine," says Johnston. ...
LA Daybook
... from Locke High School in South Central and Franklin High in Eagle Rock will start the school year with hero's welcomes after placing in the top 12 in the national CyberPatriot competition for posing innovative solutions to cyber security problems. ...
Scammers target computer access
Portage Daily Graphic
For more information on the Government of Canada's Cyber Security Strategy, go "When it comes to cyber security, we all have a role to play," said Public Safety Minister Vic Toews. "Canada's Cyber Security Strategy is ...
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Lookout ...
By Robert Nazarian
Today is the first day of October, which means it's the beginning of the baseball postseason, but it's also the start of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. As our smartphones become more important in our daily lives, Lookout Mobile ...
Android News, Rumours, and Updates
DON CIO News: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Begins
Cybersecurity awareness month, sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in cooperation with the National Cybersecurity Alliance and the ...

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