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Towson University partners with Maryland National Guard to foster workforce development in cyber security – Baltimore Sun

After working together informally for more than a year, Towson University and the Maryland National Guard have signed a formal agreement to collaborate on a range of activities, from military appreciation programs at campus sporting events to training in cyber security for guardsmen and students. Towson University President Kim Schatzel …

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EXCLUSIVE – OpenGov Breakfast Insight session on tackling cybersecurity for critical infrastructure ecosystems – OpenGov Asia

To foster interactive learning and active participation, the Breakfast Insight session introduced an element of gamification through the Kaspersky Interactive Protection Simulations. On January 25, around 30 representatives from various ministries and agencies of the Government of Singapore gathered for OpenGov’s Breakfast Insight session on Tackling Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure …

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How to Invest in Israel's Top Cybersecurity Stocks — The Motley Fool – Motley Fool

Israel is the world’s second largest cybersecurity market after the United States. Much of the industry’s growth has been fueled by Israel’s need to counter cyberattacks from rival nations, which led to the creation of the Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF) 8200 elite cyber intelligence unit. Many of Israel’s top cybersecurity experts …

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How to Invest in Israel's Top Cybersecurity Stocks – Motley Fool

Israel is the world’s second largest cybersecurity market after the United States. Much of the industry’s growth has been fueled by Israel’s need to counter cyberattacks from rival nations, which led to the creation of the Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF) 8200 elite cyber intelligence unit. Many of Israel’s top cybersecurity experts …

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Alphabet Launches Cybersecurity Company to Fight Internet Threats – Edgy Labs (blog)

Alphabet just introduced its cybersecurity company that will be powered by Google’s machine learning and cloud computing. On Wednesday, Google‘s parent company Alphabet announced the launch of a new cybersecurity company. It will help businesses track down and stop cyber attacks before they cause any harm. Known as Chronicle, it is said to …

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Cybersecurity experts try to 'scare the pants off' Billings businesses with hacking stories – Billings Gazette

Eric Fulton described how he camouflaged himself in a suit to slip unnoticed into businesses, coffee and papers in hand, where he fleeced their electronic networks — swiping login information, identifying weaknesses in security systems, even lifting an entire computer.  Fulton, the CEO of Treasure State Internet did it all with …

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Facebook hires company's first head of cybersecurity policy, amid crackdown on Russian propaganda – Silicon Valley Business Journal

Silicon Valley Business Journal Facebook hires company’s first head of cybersecurity policy, amid crackdown on Russian propagandaSilicon Valley Business JournalFacebook this month hired a cybersecurity expert who spent five years catching computer criminals at the U.S. Justice Department and later sat on President Obama’s National Security Council. Nathaniel Gleicher will …

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Cybersecurity project spins off Alphabet's research arm – Axios

Axios Cybersecurity project spins off Alphabet’s research armAxiosAlphabet’s research division, X, said on Wednesday that a cybersecurity project named Chronicle has now become an independent company within its constellation of units that includes Google. Its yet-to-be released tech will help organizations prevent … and more » Source link

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Facebook, Amazon Snap Up Boston Cybersecurity Startups Confirm, Sqrrl – Xconomy

Xconomy Boston —  Facebook and Amazon are turning to Boston tech companies to beef up their cybersecurity capabilities. Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) has acquired Confirm.io, while Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has purchased Sqrrl, according to posts on the two Boston-area security startups’ respective websites. Terms weren’t disclosed for either deal. An unspecified …

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Online game designed to bring more young women into cybersecurity field – Delaware Business Times

High school girls will soon have a chance to play as “cyber protection agents” in an online game designed to attract more women into the cybersecurity field. Delaware is one of seven states to partner with the SANS Institute, a for-profit cybersecurity training company, on the pilot of CyberStart. The …

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