FBI Cyber Cop Joins Security-Software Firm

Leo Taddeo, a top cyber cop at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, is leaving after more than two decades in government to become the chief security officer at security-software company Cryptzone. Mr. Taddeo, 49, is stepping down as the head of the FBI’s special operations and cyber division, a position…

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Cyber Sisterhood

Next week, dozens of girls from across the country will gather on the campus of Dakota State University in Madison for a free summer camp devoted to cyber-security.  The all-girls camp is a spinoff of a co-ed hacker camp that started at DSU last year.  A Memorial Middle School 8th…

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Experts Speak to Cyber Security in Aviation

Experts from Thales, Cobham Satcom and Intelsat came together earlier this week to speak to the increasingly intense topic of aviation cyber security. During the 2015 Global Connected Aircraft Summit, at the “Cyber-Security: How Can a Connected Aircraft Manage This Threat?” session, the panelists addressed how fear and the progressively…

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Europe’s biggest cyber-tech firm to open center in Israel

In its search for cyber-security innovation, Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Security (SIT) is coming to Israel. Fraunhofer SIT, the biggest private organization for applied scientific research in Europe, will establish a Cyber-security Innovation Center in Israel, the company announced this week. The project will be officially launched at…

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Cyber expert: People are missing the real question we should ask about Israel spying on Iran talks

The global cybersecurity firm that uncovered sophisticated spyware in the computers of European hotels hosting the Iran nuclear talks  has reported on the powerful Israeli-linked virus before. Interestingly, however, Kaspersky Lab — a Moscow-based firm — has only ever traced spyware with similar espionage capabilities as the “Duqu” code detailed…

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Telstra CISO: Cyber attacks are foreseeable events

The message was simple: Companies should expect to be attacked, according to Telstra chief information security officer, Mike Burgess, who delivered his company’s view of the cyber security landscape at the 2015 Check Point Cyber Security Symposium. The threat, according to Burgess, is both an internal and external thing. On…

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