Lawmakers question new DOJ hacking rule

A bipartisan group of legislators signed letter on Thursday requesting that the Department of Justice (DOJ) clarify a forthcoming rules change that could affect citizens’ privacy. “We are concerned about the full scope of the new authority that would be provided to the Department of Justice,” lawmakers wrote in their…

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4 takeaways from TechNet

1. Russia is in America’s crosshairs: Maj. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, commanding general of the Army Cyber Center of Excellence, said the U.S. has observed Russia employ the full range of information warfare capabilities to effectively find and fix their opponents. While traditional yardsticks of power include attack helicopters, bombers, artillery,…

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Towards a Cyber-Security Treaty

The Democratic National Convention (DNC) leaks revealed last week have presumably reminded many Americans to the severe cyber-threats this country is facing. Particularly alarming were the allegations that Vladimir Putin is behind the hack. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson raised his concern that Russian hackers might be able to target…

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Feds might force your board to be cyber-aware

Laws frequently change the way that we do business. Whether it’s taxes, regulations or some other requirement that we, as business people, are obliged to abide by, compliance is essential to avoiding legal actions and getting our jobs done without interference. Sometimes laws might even change the structure of your…

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