UC Berkeley Releases Cybersecurity Report Analyzing Threat Scenarios

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity at UC Berkeley’s School of Information, has released a report on cybersecurity that lays out five threat scenarios. “Cybersecurity is one of the fastest moving targets in today’s research and policy domains,” said Berkeley professor Steve Weber, faculty director of the center. You can find a PDF version of 'Cybersecurity Futures 2020' here.

NASA Selects Unisys To Compete For SEWP V Contracts

NASA has selected Unisys to compete for task orders to provide a range of information technology products and services to federal government agencies under the new Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V...

Northrop Grumman Awarded $73.6 Million DISA Task Order

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a task order by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to continue on the Acropolis and Sensor Operations program - a capability that protects DISA-managed networks...

Attacks Every Few Seconds, And Other Trends Of Financial IT Security

Five years ago, questions directed at boards of directors and senior executives at financial services firms on the toughest risk management issues might have resulted in responses like “liquidity risk,” “regulatory...

Wikipedia To Encrypt All User Communications

Wikipedia will begin encrypting communications for all its users all over the world. Such encryption should make it really, really difficult for surveillance systems to monitor what people are searching, reading,...

Yahoo Encrypting All Information (Take That NSA!)

Yahoo will encrypt all information that moves between the company's data centers by the end of Q1 2014, says the company. Yahoo will also offer users an option to encrypt all data...

Nasdaq OMX Using FireEye Threat Protection

Exchange company Nasdaq OMX is using the FireEye Threat Prevention Platform, and the FireEye Multi-Vector Virtual Execution (MVX) engine. "Cyber security is a global concern and attackers never rest," said Brad Peterson, chief information officer, NASDAQ OMX.

Three Million Adobe Customers Affected In Massive Security Breach

In a massive security breach, attackers accessed Adobe customer IDs and passwords, as well as encrypted credit or debit card information for 2.9 million Adobe customers worldwide. The company's says the source...

Quick Look Into LinkedIn’s Password Breach

Reports surfaced in the European press of a packet of some 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords being up for grabs in a Russian hacker website. LinkedIn has now confirmed that indeed some...

WikiLeaks Suspends Operations For The Time Being

WikiLeaks announced that the website is temporarily suspending operations because of a lack of funds. “We are forced to temporarily suspend publishing whilst we secure our economic survival,” says a statement...

IBM Buys Q1 Labs, Forms IBM Security Systems Division

IBM has announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Q1 Labs, a Waltham, Massachusetts-based provider of security intelligence software. Financial terms were not disclosed. Following the close of the acquisition, Q1...