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Obama Administration May Allow Foreign Search Warrants On US Tech Firms
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Under a proposed plan, foreign governments would have the right to serve search warrants on US tech companies for email and wiretaps. The deal would also give the US "reciprocal" authority to search data in other countries.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 7/18/2016
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New HIPAA Guidance Tackles Ransomware Epidemic In Healthcare
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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HHS addresses ransomware infections in wake of healthcare attacks.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/15/2016
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Microsoft Launches Online Data Science Degree Program
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft is addressing the shortage of workers with data science skills with a new professional degree program offered online. The company said the data science degree will serve as a pilot for future offerings.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/15/2016
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Sandia Labs Researchers Build DNA-Based Encrypted Storage
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
News
Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico are experimenting with encrypted DNA storage for archival applications.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 7/14/2016
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FDIC Likely Hacked By China But Covered Up Breach, Report Says
Dark Reading Staff,
News
A 2013 FDIC internal memo indicates a cover-up of China breach by employees to protect chairmanís job.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/14/2016
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IT Organizations Unprepared For Digital Business: Gartner
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Despite uncertainty of when their organizations will be ready for digital business, most IT pros say they will definitely play a part in the transformation when it does happen, according to a recent Gartner report.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/14/2016
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10 Hot SaaS Security Startups To Watch
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Leveraging cloud-based security services is helping to solve some major stumbling blocks when it comes to providing a robust architecture for organizations. To help you navigate your options, we're spotlighting 10 SaaS security startups whose tools are worth a look.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/13/2016
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Cybercrime Now Surpasses Traditional Crime In UK
Rutrell Yasin, Freelance Writer
News
The US could be on an even worse trajectory, according to one security expert.
By Rutrell Yasin Freelance Writer, 7/8/2016
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Beyond BlackBerry: Outdated Tech The Feds Should Dump
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The US Senate is finally ditching BlackBerry devices. Now, if only the rest of the government could leave the past behind. Here's a look at outdated tech still being used by federal agencies, including the military and the IRS.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/8/2016
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NATO Ambassador: How The Ukraine Crisis Fits Cyber War Narrative
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
Kenneth Geers previews his Black Hat talk and discusses the strategic military maneuvers governments can make within cyberspace.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/7/2016
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Government Should Publicly ID Cyberattackers, Ex-US Intel Chief Says
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Michael Rogers believes acknowledgement will help insurance companies defend against lawsuits.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/7/2016
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Finance, Healthcare,Tech Sectors Highest Users Of Encryption, Survey Says
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Ponemon/Thales survey shows highly regulated industries are catching on.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/6/2016
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IT Skills Gap Hurts Enterprise Security: Survey
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
A survey of IT executives, managers, and practitioners finds the biggest challenges in infosec are around skills, not technology.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/6/2016
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8 Reasons You Need A Security Penetration Test
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
One of the biggest challenges in IT security is determining whether the tools and configurations you have in place are giving your organization the level of security you require. Here's how penetration testing can help.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/6/2016
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West Point Trains Female Cadets For Cyber Branch
Emily Johnson, Associate Editor, UBM Americas
News
An internship at a Silicon Valley startup is one program aimed at helping close the cybersecurity skills gap.
By Emily Johnson Associate Editor, UBM Americas, 7/5/2016
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A Closer Look At Microsoft's Proposed Norms For Cybersecurity
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
News
Microsoft last month outlined steps companies can take to collaborate on cybersecurity, following its proposed norms for nation-states.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 7/5/2016
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Comey: No Evidence Clinton Email Server Was Hacked, But Still 'Possible'
Dark Reading Staff,
News
The FBI does not recommend charges against Hillary Clinton after investigation into use of her personal email server.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/5/2016
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Bots Sign Online Petition For Second EU Referendum Post-Brexit
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Petition website appears to be hijacked by automated bots, thousands of signatures fake, says Parliamentary panel.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/28/2016
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Google Accounts Of US Military, Journalists Targeted By Russian Attack Group
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
The Threat Group 4127 that hit the Democratic National Committee also went after 1,800 other targets with info interesting to Russian government, says SecureWorks.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/27/2016
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Ohio Official: Prevent Ransomware Attacks, Save Taxpayers Money
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Ohio state auditor asks employees to be alert to cyberattacks amid reports of 35-fold rise in ransomware domains in Q1 2016.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/27/2016
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