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Content tagged with Cybersecurity posted in May 2014
Government Cloud Use Hits Inflection Point
News  |  5/30/2014  | 
New standards, security, and architectures mean the CloudFirst stars are finally coming into alignment.
UAE National ID Program: Model Worth Watching
Commentary  |  5/29/2014  | 
United Arab Emirates officials are laying the foundation for a national identity verification system that could change how people are ID'd for everything from passports to employment documents.
Government Hiring Practices Hamper Cybersecurity Efforts
News  |  5/20/2014  | 
Federal agencies find it difficult to hire unconventional but well-qualified talent to battle cyberattacks, experts say.
Cisco CEO: U.S. Should Reform Surveillance Rules
News  |  5/15/2014  | 
Cisco CEO John Chambers says his company does not enable NSA spying, and that the U.S. government must establish proper policies.
Retail Breaches Bolster Interest In NIST Cyber Security Advice
News  |  5/15/2014  | 
Target data breach highlighted risks in corporate supply chains, and companies are looking to government guidelines for ways to shore up cyber defense, says White House.
NIST Proposes Guidelines For More Secure IT Systems
News  |  5/14/2014  | 
Recommendations infuse security practices into cradle-to-grave IT and software engineering processes for both private and public-sector IT systems.
Government Surveillance Criticism Heats Up
News  |  5/14/2014  | 
As book on Snowden affair debuts, several organizations take steps to restrain the mass online surveillance that Snowden investigation exposed.
Money, Skills, And Hired Guns: 2014 Strategic Security Survey
News  |  5/12/2014  | 
Tight budgets. A manpower crunch. More -- and more sophisticated -- threats. Are you sure you're up to this?
Cloud Providers Must Share Discovered Vulnerabilities
Commentary  |  5/9/2014  | 
Government agencies must band together and insist in their contracts that cloud service providers share vulnerability information.
FTC Must Disclose Consumer Data Security Standards
News  |  5/8/2014  | 
A company accused by the FTC of failing to provide adequate data security has the right to know the required security standards, administrative judge rules.
Google Data Mining Changes: Privacy Reform Needed
Commentary  |  5/8/2014  | 
Google's decision to end its practice of scanning student emails for advertising purposes -- and to make "similar changes" for all Google Apps customers -- is a major victory for privacy but raises new questions.
Tech Advocacy Groups CompTIA, TechAmerica Merge
News  |  5/5/2014  | 
With the acquisition, CompTIA gains TechAmerica's expertise in federal, state, and local government policy.
Homeland Security Targets Cybersecurity Upgrades
News  |  5/2/2014  | 
Department of Homeland Security agencies must balance computer and communications network improvements slated for the next 12 months with tight budgets.
Windows 7 Dominates Desktop, XP Share Slips
News  |  5/1/2014  | 
Windows XP has twice the market share of Windows 8/8.1. But it is Windows 7 that still rules the desktop.


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