US looks into claims of security flaw in Siemens gear

US looks into claims of security flaw in Siemens gear
BOSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government is looking into claims by a cyber security researcher that flaws in software for specialized networking equipment from Siemens could enable hackers to attackpower plants and other critical systems. Justin W ...

Cyber War: Why the Government Can't Keep Us Safe
The Fiscal Times
President Obama is incensed that Congress failed to pass the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 and is once again considering enacting some of the bill's measures through executive order. While the president is right to call cyber threats “one of the most ...

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Shamoon Malware Might Be Flame Copycat
August attack on Saudi energy company likely work of "anti-tyranny" hacktivist group Cutting Sword of Justice, probably a Flame copycat, say security experts. By Mathew J. ... Malware known as Shamoon that targeted multiple energy companies and erased ...

'New world' of cyber threats warning
Christian Science Monitor
'New world' of cyber threats warning. CEO of Kaspersky Labs, a Moscow-based cybersecuritycompany, talks about 'the era of cybersecurity weapons.' About video ads. CEO of Kaspersky Labs, a Moscow-based cybersecurity company, talks about 'the era of ...

Dan Lungren talks cyber security; protesters pack Folsom Town Hall
El Dorado Hills Telegraph
That morning, he outlined his concern about a lack of civility in debates, the need for tighter cyber security, the deficit, his opposition to new or higher taxes and reiterated his support of Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney's choice for a running mate. “I ...

El Dorado Hills Telegraph

Merit Network picks EMU for 1st Michigan Cyber Range
Merit Network has chosen Eastern Michigan University as its first site for its Michigan Cyber Range, a training platform that will help IT professionals find a cyber attack and nip it in the bud. The Michigan Cyber Range will help prepare cybersecurity ...

Israeli Cyber-War Against Iran Tikun-Olam Tikun Olam-תיקון עולם
By Richard Silverstein
... I published last week outlines in a sales pitch describing Israel's putative attack on Iran. It would begin with a massive cyber-attack: “The Israeli attack will open with a coordinated strike, including an unprecedented cyber-attack. ... Richard Stiennon, a Forbes technology writer who specializes incyber-security, wrote a short piece for the magazine that discussed the cyber-warfare elements of the plan. Unlike those Israelis planning this strike, Stiennon is worried about the unforeseen ...
Tikun Olam-תיקון עולם

CISPA – It Needs to be Global « Speaking of Security – The RSA ...
By Rashmi Knowles
The stated aim of the bill is to help the U.S government investigate cyber threats and ensure thesecurity of networks against cyber attack. CISPA would “waive every single privacy law ever enacted in the name of cyber security,” Rep.
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No partisan fight over cybersecurity bill, GOP senator says ...
Computerworld - A senior Republican senator on Thursday insisted there is no partisan dissent over the need for a strong national cybersecurity policy but ...

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