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Thune hosts cybersecurity roundtable at Dakota State University – KSFY

Madison, SD (KSFY) In recognition of national cybersecurity awareness month, South Dakota senator John Thune hosted a round table discussion on the topic at Dakota state University Friday. Many students and others in the Madison community came to hear about the latest trends in cybersecurity from some of the nation’s …

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Trump nominates cybersecurity expert to lead DHS – Washington Post

President Trump introduces Kirstjen Nielsen, his nominee for secretary of homeland security, in the East Room of the White House. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) President Trump introduced his pick to lead the Department of Homeland Security on Thursday, nominating White House staffer and cybersecurity expert Kirstjen Nielsen. “I share the president’s profound …

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Equifax Takes Down Webpage After Report Of New Cybersecurity 'Situation' – NPR

The error message displayed Thursday afternoon when visitors attempted to access the particular Equifax webpage. Screenshot by NPR hide caption toggle caption Screenshot by NPR The error message displayed Thursday afternoon when visitors attempted to access the particular Equifax webpage. Screenshot by NPR Visitors to the Equifax website might have …

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Blaming government for defence contractor's lax cybersecurity 'a stretch': Pyne – ZDNet

(Image: U.S. Air Force) An unknown malicious actor stole 30 gigabytes of data from a defence contractor. That’s a huge security oopsie. But it’s also a massive failure of governance, one the government is keen to sweep under the rug. On Wednesday afternoon, ZDNet broke the story that the stolen …

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The Future of Cybersecurity Regulation – Chief Executive Group

Each time a big cyberattack happens – including the most recent revelation with Equifax – there are calls for government action, followed by industry hand-wringing over what that really means: More regulation, including potentially onerous rules that expose companies to big financial penalties without addressing underlying threats and nefarious actors. …

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Walters: Scott Creates Cybersecurity Team, Talks EB-5 – Seven Days

Walters: Scott Creates Cybersecurity Team, Talks EB-5 | Off Message “); jQuery(‘.subnav_content’).prependTo(jQuery(‘#NavigationHorizontal.nav-panels’)); */ panellinks.each(function(fl) { var panel_id = ‘SNAV_’+fl.id.split(‘_’)[1]; var link_w = fl.getWidth(); var rightOffsetReset = -fl.cumulativeOffset()[0]-fl.getWidth(); new FloatingPanel(fl,panel_id,{ rightOffset:rightOffsetReset, topOffset:43, effects:”on”, effectDuration:’0.25′, closeDelay:’0′, allowDefault:true, }); }); })(); About The …

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China, US Reaffirm Cybersecurity Consensus – MeriTalk (blog)

China and the United States will continue to cooperate on cybersecurity issues as outlined in the 2015 consensus by the nations’ two presidents. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke co-chaired the first U.S.-China Law Enforcement and Cybersecurity Dialogue (LECD) on Oct. 4, with Chinese …

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Officials push cybersecurity education amid rise in malicious attacks – Deseret News

Adobe Stock In recognition of October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month, local organizations like the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce and Utah Department of Public Safety are holding events and performing outreach to help keep businesses and residents cybersafe. SALT LAKE CITY — Digital security breaches that impact megacompanies like Equifax, …

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Polish PM to set up new cybersecurity department – thenews.pl

PR dla Zagranicy Paweł Kononczuk 09.10.2017 12:04 Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło has announced a new department of cybersecurity will be set up in her office. Image: geralt/pixabay/CC0 Creative Commons She was speaking at the launch of the third “Cybersec” European Cybersecurity Forum in Kraków, …

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Iowa Senator Grassley talks National Cybersecurity Awareness – WQAD.com

DAVENPORT, Iowa — October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is telling Americans that it is time to start taking Cybersecurity seriously “now more than ever.” In a Q&A session shared with the public this week, Grassely said that while Americans are used to locking their …

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