Welcome to this week's Threat Level Thursday, where we find out how the government's spying efforts are wreaking havoc on the economy, what the White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel thinks of passwords and the scope of the JP Morgan breach.
Welcome to this week's Threat Level Thursday, where we find the Chinese snooping again, the Pentagon beefing up against more Snowdens, wesee how much Home Depot's credit card breach might end up costing, and why Google says not to worry about Gmail being hacked.
Welcome to this week's Threat Level Thursday where Home Depot falls prey to the same predator that snatched up Target, hacktivists fight against the Islamic State in the digital realm, and both Adobe and Microsoft release critical updates.
Welcome to this week's Threat Level Thursday, where we'll see how the NSA shares its information with other law enforcement agencies, the power of encryption, how Android may be the bane of some Android apps, and the unnerving conviction of a former U.S. cybersecurity official.
In this week's Threat Level Thursday we get another dose of Edward Snowden, see emails getting safer, which mobile operating system trumps the other in keeping the baddies out, and the Air Force joining the cyber fight.
In this week's Threat Level Thursday we have iOS, Tor, and the U.S. Department of Health and Services all susceptible to ailments of some kind while a former Navy official recommends leniency in cybersecurity's infancy, and of course, something just plain ol' mean.
Welcome to Threat Level Thursday, where this week we will listen to the White House "talk" about cybsecurity, watch lawkmakers make laws with loopholes, realize that our energy sector has been under attack, and give Microsoft a thumbs up for standing up to Big Brother.
What's going on this week in the world of cybersecurity? For starters, we have a government hiring problem, another government agency stepping into the cyber fray, a World Cup under fire and, naturally, pizza being exploited.
This week was particularly revelatory in the world of cyber security: the U.S. formally charged five Chinese military officials with cybertheft, eBay announced it was hacked, and it turns out the National Security Agency has been listening to some countries in Central America while the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to try to curb the NSA's practices.
Welcome back to Threat Level Thursday, where this week we'll be talking more about the defensive end of cybersecurity, including a set of guidelines to improve critical systems and software security by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and why quick responses to threats are great, but rash ones aren't.