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Obama’s Cybersecurity plan receives lukewarm response

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President Obama’s new Cybersecurity National Action Plan, or CNAP, has received a lukewarm response from industry commentators. The criticism focuses on the relatively basic information included within the plan, as well as the common sense proposals made, which many argue should already be in place. Overall, the plan is said… Read more »

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President Obama’s emails read by Russian hackers

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President Obama’s emails were read by Russian hackers last year it has been revealed. When this was initially reported, the White House denied that access had been gained to sensitive data, however a recent report in the New York Times suggests that the cyberattack was much more serious. The hackers… Read more »

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Pentagon to ramp up cyber security personnel

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The US Pentagon has announced an initiative to recruit tech savvy private individuals to help protect the US infrastructure against cyberattacks. In the last few months, there have been a couple of high profile intrusions into US state systems including Russian hackers accessing President Obama’s private schedule. Since this intrusion,… Read more »

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