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  • ODNI says it does not collect geolocation data under Patriot Act 15 Nov 2019 01:49 Federal Computer Week Intelligence ODNI says it does not collect geolocation data under Patriot Act By Derek B. Johnson Nov 14, 2019 The Office of the Director of National Intelligence told a U.S. senator that it no longer collects cell site location data under the Patriot Act. …
  • INL Hosts Cyberforce Competition 15 Nov 2019 01:46 KSGT by Jackson Hole Radio News For the second year in a row, Idaho National Laboratory will host several university teams from around the region taking part in a national cybersecurity competition. The U.S. Department of Energy is hosting its CyberForce …
  • Cyber security should become government's priority- Expert 15 Nov 2019 01:42 Indonesia News 13th November 2019 Dr Pratama Persadha, academician at the University of Gadjah Mada (UGM) One of the needed reserve components is educated staff or human resources in the field of cyber security. Semarang, Central Java (ANTARA) - Cyber security should …
  • Insentra brings security vendor Torsion to Australia 15 Nov 2019 01:34 Australian Reseller News Ronnie Altit (Insentra) Credit: Insentra Channel services provider Insentra has scored a contract to bring British information security vendor Torsion to Australian partners. The deal marks Torsion’s first entry to the Australian market and will see it …
  • House leaders give modernization panel more time 15 Nov 2019 01:28 Roll Call Like most any fixer-upper endeavor, renovating Congress for the modern era will take at least a year longer than originally planned. The House’s temporary Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress is on track to get more time to finish its effort …
  • Starling Physicians Patients Worried After Medical Data Breach 15 Nov 2019 01:27 WVIT Connecticut based healthcare group Starling Physicians is warning patients their personal information may have been breached in a recent cyber-phishing attack that targeted some of the organization’s emails. “My 1-year-old’s learning to walk, so she …
  • Australia releases advice to counter ‘foreign interference’ after university cyber attacks 15 Nov 2019 01:13 PC World The Australian Government has published the “Guidelines to counter foreign interference in the Australian university sector” in response to recent targeted cyberattacks aimed at stealing research and intellectual property.  Minister for Education, Dan …
  • Smartphone voting is coming, let’s embrace it 15 Nov 2019 00:49 Minaret By Reginald Merilus Election Day 2020 is less than a year away and imagine that you’re sitting on your couch working on a research paper and it hits you: You forgot to vote today. In the midst of your hectic schedule, you forgot to drive over to the …
  • Study Says Green River is the Safest City in Wyoming 15 Nov 2019 00:47 KGAB Another day, another website crunched some numbers and has made a declaration. In this case, the website Securitybaron.com, a site that reports on cybersecurity and home security, looked at the numbers and found that Green River is the safest city in …
  • I'm Setting Up a Bug-Bounty Program. What Should I be Thinking About? 15 Nov 2019 00:25 Dark Reading Here are some important points to factor into your vulnerability disclosure policy. Question: I'm setting up my company's first bug-bounty program. What should I be thinking about? John Bock, vice president of threat research at Optiv Security:  …
  • RSA Conference 2020 Introduces the RSAC Engagement Zone 15 Nov 2019 00:11 Odessa American BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 14, 2019-- RSA® Conference, the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, today announced that RSA Conference 2020 will feature the new RSAC Engagement Zone, a dedicated networking space meant to …
  • Symantec, McAfee Patch Privilege Escalation Bugs 15 Nov 2019 00:04 Information Week All versions of endpoint protection software from both vendors were susceptible to near identical issue, SafeBreach says. Symantec and McAfee have patched a near identical vulnerability in their respective endpoint protection software that would have made …
  • Scary new malware allows hackers to record people visiting porn sites 15 Nov 2019 00:01 Komando.com In the world of hackers, blackmail and extortion are the some of the most effective ways to make money. These tactics prey on people who can’t fight back, and are relatively cheap and easy to deploy. Click or tap to see how devastating a wide-scale …
  • NBN migration revenue helps Optus to rosy second quarter 14 Nov 2019 23:53 PC Magazine Optus has reported a solid second quarter to September 30 for its 2020 fiscal year, with revenue steady at AU$2.2 billion and profitability increasing by double digits. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA) increased by 11% …
  • Phone.com adds CRM and AI Capability with Sam.AI 14 Nov 2019 23:38 TMCNet Phone.com has announced that its platform now integrates of SAM.AI, a network-powered CRM platform that leverages AI. The company says it “humanizes the CRM experience.” Conversational AI augments quality management with fully integrated, voice-enabled …

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