Monthly Archives: October 2013

Cybersecurity awareness month

Cybersecurity Bills Pass House Homeland Security CommitteeMultichannel News

The House Homeland Security Committee amended and approved two cybersecurity bills Tuesday(Oct. 29) aimed at 1) boosting government cybersecurity 
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Obama Presses Cybersecurity Standards With Corporate ExecutivesBusinessweek

Staff members work at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center facility in Arlington, Virginia. Photographer: Win McNamee/Getty 
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New cybersecurity report from Microsoft details risks of running MarketWatch

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — On Tuesday, Microsoft Corp. released its Security Intelligence Report volume 15, which 
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Federal Cybersecurity Falls Short on User-FriendlinessE-Commerce Times

“More security rules, more security tasks, and more security delays have done little to drive more user buy-in for cybersecurity,” said Tom Ruff, vice president for 
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Cyber Security Market By (Technology & Solutions) Worth $1201 IT Business Net

According to a new market research report CyberSecurity Market (Identity & Access Management (IAM), Risk & Compliance Management, Data Encryption, 
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Obama Presses Cybersecurity Standards With Company ChiefsBloomberg

Amid reports of widespread hacking of computer systems that traced to China, Obama in February ordered development of voluntary cybersecurity standards for 
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Cyber security in the era of controlsDefense Systems

Traditional approaches focus on deploying network and endpoint securitysolutions in conjunction with the Defense Information System Agency’s configuration 
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Review your computer security during Nation Cyber Security Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon, and Western Washington and the Washington State 
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New Cyber Security Solution that Enhances Protection of Building Broadway World

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ In response to the increasing rise of cyberthreats, network compromises and vulnerabilities directed at 
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Cyber security month as a marketing conceptFierceFinanceIT

Cyber Security Awareness Month has been around a lot longer than some people realize. It was started 10 years ago by the Department of Homeland Security 
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Blogs 6 new results for cyber security
Thales launches £2m cyber security ‘battle lab’ in the UK (Anh Nguyen)

Defence company Thales has announced a new Cyber Integration & Innovation Centre that aims to help improve the security of the UK’s critical national 
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Cyber security firm Cyphort raises USD15.5m – NOAH Conference

Cyber security business Cyphort has raised USD15.5m in a round led by Trinity Ventures with participation from Foundation Capital and Matrix Capital.
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Open Government, Open Data & Cybersecurity | An Interview with Josh Davis

Today, Garrett Dunwoody brings us insight into open data and security at the local level for NationalCybersecurity Awareness Month.
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The Federal Government is Under Attack and Losing | The State of Tripwire Guest Authors

No longer do solitary networks and remote data centers alone require cyber security. Now the interconnectivity of agency networks requires enterprise and 
The State of Security
OSFI releases Cyber Security Self-Assessment Guidance | The Colin Henderson

I recently noted the efforts spearheaded by the Bank of England to create a more integrated (across Banks) cyber security strategy. The Canadian Bank regulator 
The Bankwatch
Invincea Announces Major Revenue and Deployments Milestones FedCyberTeam

Forrester Research’s Rick Holland recently recommended that organizations; “Don’t just rely uponnetwork security based controls that detect delivery of For the Federal Cyber Security and Cyber Operations Practitioners
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Cybersecurity expert after finding an easy way to hack HealthCare 

And it was very clear to me in the hearing that they do not have an overarching solid cyber securityplan to prevent the loss of private information. I’m even more…/cybersecurity-expert-after-finding-an-easy-way-…
Cyber security awareness – TODAY’S TMJ4

We lock our doors, shred documents, and take other security measures. But, when was the last time that you took action to be sure that your computer, mobile…/…

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Market for cybersecurity workers remains competitive as demand Washington Post

The demand for cybersecurity talent continues to grow in the Washington area, pushing many contracting companies to employ offbeat tactics to recruit and 
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Cybersecurity tax credit part of Montgomery County’s effort to Washington Post

Cybersecurity companies in Montgomery County will be eligible for tax credits starting next year as part of the county’s mission to become a national hub for 
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Cyber security: it’s big and it’s scaryThe Lawyer

This week’s issue is devoted to cyber security, a topic simultaneously fascinating and terrifying. Along with our lead feature, we also have an interview with the 
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INL cyber security scientists explore what could happen in a national The Idaho Statesman

Cybersecurity is a top priority for the electric power industry,” said Stephanie McCurdy, an Idaho Power spokeswoman, also via email. “The industry never stops 
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Cyber security: Lawyers are the weakest linkThe Lawyer

Law firms are in the front line of cyber security threats, with hackers increasingly targeting the legal profession for the goldmine of sensitive and confidential client 
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Cybersecurity Still an Issue with Healthcare.GovPJ Media

It was very clear to me in the hearing that (the websites) do not have an overarching solid cyber security plan to prevent the loss of private information,” the 
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Cyber security: An immune system for informationThe Lawyer

Simply put, Darktrace is a cyber security technology firm that delivers an intelligence-led approach in an effort to protect companies from advanced cyber threats, 
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Cyber security Q&A: Investment by digital guardiansThe Lawyer

The number of deals is still relatively low, especially in the context of the broader technology space, and demand for cyber security products will keep growing.
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Raytheon, other contractors look to create cybersecurity talent pipelineWashington Post

Multiple reports showed the demand for cybersecurity and other technology jobs was set to grow far faster than the pool of people qualified to do that work.
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Cyber security: IBM ramps up its analytics armouryThe Lawyer

One of the most talked-about transactions in the cyber security industry in recent weeks has been IBM’s acquisition of Trusteer, an Israeli provider of endpoint 
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Blogs 1 new result for cyber security
Cold justice, bad optics, junk science, cybersecurity, and cocaine Gritsforbreakfast

Cold justice, bad optics, junk science, cybersecurity, and cocaine on your cash. Here are a few odds and ends that caught Grits attention last week but failed to 
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Latest on Health Care

Obama: Health Care Reform Not About WebsiteVoice of America

U.S. President Barack Obama says the glitches of the website are “frustrating,” but people are working around the clock to to fix the problems.
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Group marches for health care for allBaltimore Sun

The group, Healthcare is a Human Right-Maryland, led a rally Saturday in Baltimore to push for single-payer coverage similar to that in countries such as 
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Rogers: isn’t secureCNN (blog)

Today on CNN’s State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), chair of the House Intelligence Committee, spoke EXCLUSIVELY to CNN 
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Health insurance fair draws thousands to downtown DallasDallas Morning News

Alexander Brena jumped rope with Erica Caraway, a representative from one of more than 30 community and health care groups at Be Covered Texas.
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Insurance uncertainty, • Two Bend-based plans don’t know if they’ll Bend Bulletin

Sunset Plumbing in Bend provides employee health insurance through a Bend Chamber of Commerce-sponsored health plan. Co-owner Julie Childress, left, 
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Health care call centers: ‘Controlled chaos’

WASHINGTON — An elderly man calls to ask if the land he owns will count as income to qualify forhealth coverage through Medicaid. A legal immigrant asks if 
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For Obama, health care woes may have staying powerThe Tennessean

But some Republicans see the disastrous rollout of Obama’s health carelaw as a  website for uninsured Americans to get health care coverage are tangible for 
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Healthcare website ‘an absolute disaster’ says Congressman MesserShelbynews

From it’s Oct. 1 launch, the website, where people can go to enroll in the program and shop for plans, has been fraught with technical problems.
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Administration: Info provided during healthcare sign-up not used for Washington Post

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is stressing that information submitted while signing up for coverage under the new health care law will not be 
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Health care concernsBend Bulletin

Julie Childress just wants a little certainty when it comes to health insurance for  the new federalhealth care program, the Affordable Care Act, debuts on Jan.
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How Big Data is destroying the US healthcare system – BetaNewsRobert X. Cringely

One thing I find ironic in the current controversy over problems with the insurance sign-up web site is that the people complaining don’t really 
Jindal: Maybe Admin Will Bring in Al Gore to Fix Washington Free Beacon Staff

In a Fox News Sunday interview, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal joked the Obama administration will eventually get the website fixed, perhaps 
Washington Free Beacon
Big Bear Valley Community Healthcare District’s Pink Glove Dance cassiegaskinktla

Since 1994, the Soroptimists of Big Bear Valley have raised funds to provide screening mammograms for the uninsured and under insured women of Big Bear.
Why the Obamacare website had zero chance of Derrick Wlodarz

If you wanted to build a case study in the perfect recipe for IT project disaster, you wouldn’t have to look any further than the new official Obamacare website, 
BetaNews glitches at center of weekly addresses – Fox 59 Newssabrinaadamsfox59

(CNN) — The chairman of the committee that heard hours of testimony this week over glitches in website put Obamacare on the chopping block in the 
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‘Left, Right & Center’: Health Care, the Snowden Files, JPMorgan’s

Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists discuss the congressional hearing about Also, another 
Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines Undermines Obama’s Vow On Government…Says William Teach Undermines Obama’s Vow On Government…Says NY Times. Written By : William Teach October 27, 2013. Boy howdy, this is a new line of 
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SNL’s ‘Sebelius’ on site difficulties: ‘Have you tried Scott Kaufman

Last night, Saturday Night Live presented a “special announcement” from the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius (Kate McKinnon).
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Lack of information on health care law fuels more residents to Michael Finch II |

Residents looking for basic knowledge about the Affordable Care Act may have found some Saturdayat a seminar at All Saints Episcopal Church. The event 
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Obama: Healthcare website to be improved by end of November ashleyedwardswpix

In Saturday’s weekly address, President Obama promised that the Affordable Care website will be up and running properly in just weeks.
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U.S. hires contractor to fix healthcare website –

The Obama administration hires a contractor to repair the troubled health insurance website, vowing it will be fixed in November.…/la-na-healthcare-website-20131026,0,476…
Health Care Website Will Take Month To Fix, Obama Administration 

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — It should be working well by the end of November. That’s the Obama administration’s rough timetable for completing a…/health-care-website_n_4165868….
Obama: problems are “frustrating” – CBS News

President vows fixes to troubled healthcare website while key GOP congressman again calls for individual-mandate delay.
Administration: Personal info for health care only – Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is stressing that information provided while signing up for coverage under the new health…
Michelle Obama’s Princeton classmate is executive at company that 

 Princeton Alumni. Read more. This article was posted: Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 12:45 pm. Tags: domestic news, government corruption, healthcare…
Obama Administration Aims To Put Health Care, Personal 

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is stressing that information provided while signing up for coverage under the new health…/obama-administration-health-care…
Jeffrey Zients Appointed To Fix – Slashdot

An anonymous reader writes with news that the Obama administration has appointed Jeffrey Zients to lead the effort to revamp after its trouble…/jeffrey-zients-appointed-to-fix-healthcaregov
U.S. Healthcare Is Not Manageable by Federal Gov’t

Republicans predicted that the federal government was too incompetent to run the healthcaresector — and this tends to prove they were right all along, and…/us_healthcare_is_not_manageabl…
A Rare Victory Against Health Care-Strangling Red Tape – Reason 

With Obamacare coming into effect, things are going to get worse before they get better.…/how-red-tape-strangles-health-ca…
3 Horrendous HealthCare Stocks This Week (HWAY, PACB, RPRX 

Which healthcare stocks struck out the worst this week? Healthways, Repros Therapeutics, and Ziopharm — along with Pacific Biosciences — swung and missed…/3-horrendous-health-care-stocks-this-week.a…

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