Category: Cyber Security

The Hill, Columnists | July 2, 2022

Hillicon Valley — Uber report finds thousands of assault claims

Uber released its latest safety report revealing thousands of sexual assault claims, though the report emphasized that the overall rate has declined from previous years. Meanwhile, more former Tesla employees…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

Don’t bother me with the facts — I have ‘the truth’

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The Hill, Technology | July 1, 2022

Hillicon Valley — Labor union backs Microsoft-Activision merger

The Communications Workers of America sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission offering support for Microsoft’s bid to buy gaming company Activision Blizzard. Meanwhile, the Department of Health and…

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Breaking Defense | June 30, 2022

NATO leaders establish new €1B innovation fund, accelerator

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg holds the NATO Innovation Fund Letter of Commitment. (NATO) WASHINGTON: NATO leaders this week launched a new innovation fund and defense innovation accelerator initiative in…

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Breaking Defense | June 30, 2022

Northrop Grumman to build Space Force prototype for cyber protection of satellite networks

The Space Development Agency will begin launching its Tranche 1 Transport Layer communications mesh network in 2024. (Northrop Grumman) WASHINGTON: Northrop Grumman will next spring begin testing on a new…

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Breaking Defense | June 30, 2022

Randy George assigned as next Army vice chief, new leaders named in modernization offices

Lt. Gen. Randy A. George, then-I Corps Commanding General at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, speaks with Army medical Soldiers.  (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Laurie Ellen Schubert) WASHINGTON: The US…

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The Arab Weekly | June 30, 2022

Israel accuses Hezbollah of cyber operation against UN peacekeepers

Israel said “Iranian security institutions in cooperation with Hezbollah” conducted a cyber operation to disrupt UN mission on the border.

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Conflict Management and Peace Science | June 30, 2022

Hitting back or holding back in cyberspace: Experimental evidence regarding Americans’ responses to cyberattacks

Conflict Management and Peace Science, Ahead of Print. Theorists offer many predictions about how Americans will respond to significant cyberattacks but systematic evaluations of American public opinion regarding these issues…

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The Hill, Technology | June 30, 2022

Hillicon Valley — App stores urged to remove TikTok

An official at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has asked that Apple and Google remove TikTok from their app stores over privacy concerns. In other news, Norway’s public and private…

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Breaking Defense | June 29, 2022

New Space Force acquisition exec eschews more reorganization

Frank Calvelli, nominee to be assistant secretary of the Air Force for Space Acquisition and Integration, testifies during his Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing in Dirksen Building on Thursday,…

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Breaking Defense | June 29, 2022

US increasing troop presence in Europe, while new NATO strategy eyes China

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg meets with the President Joe Biden during the Madrid Summit. (NATO) WASHINGTON: In the span of 24 hours, NATO has cleared the way for Sweden…

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Breaking Defense | June 29, 2022

The US isn’t investing nearly enough in critical tech to outpace China: Report

Pentagon grapples with growth of artificial intelligence. (Graphic by Breaking Defense, original brain graphic via Getty) WASHINGTON: Based on rhetoric around Washington, it would seem government agencies, including the Defense…

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Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) | June 29, 2022

The Shadow Pandemic: Three reforms for the post-pandemic mental healthcare system

The Shadow Pandemic: Three reforms for the post-pandemic mental healthcare system Executive Summary Living through the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in increased mental distress and ill-health among broad population groups…

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The Hill, Technology | June 29, 2022

Hillicon Valley: Abortion pill info in crosshairs on Facebook

Meta said some posts about abortion pill access were removed due to “incorrect enforcement” of its policies after reports cited posts being blocked.   Meanwhile, Republican senators are pressing President…

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The Hill, International | June 28, 2022

US, other G7 countries to acknowledge challenges posed by China

President Biden and U.S. allies will release a collective statement on Tuesday acknowledging challenges posed by China on workers, companies and national security, the White House announced at the Group…

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The Hill, Technology | June 28, 2022

Hillicon Valley — Traffickers target Ukrainian refugees online

iStock The same social media groups and communication apps connecting Ukrainian refugees with shelter and information are being leveraged by bad actors to exploit and traffic women fleeing the country.…

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | June 27, 2022

Inside a Cybersecurity Training Firm: Highlights from My Conversation with Keith Peer

By Shane Tews Cyberattacks are one of the largest threats facing society today. Learning how cyber disruptions take place is the best way to protect services provided by network operations…

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RAND National Security and Terrorism | June 27, 2022

Planning for Significant Cyber Incidents

This report describes contingency planning for a significant cyber incident, focusing on the importance of planning, the process of developing a plan, and options for operationalizing it. It summarizes a…

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The Hill, Defense | June 27, 2022

Five things to watch for at this week’s NATO meeting

President Biden will convene with allies this week at a NATO summit in Madrid, which is expected to focus on the security alliance projecting its unity and coordination amid Russia’s…

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The Hill, Technology | June 25, 2022

Hillicon Valley — Roe reversal renews data privacy calls

The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Roe v. Wade has led Democrats to push for action on proposals to protect Americans seeking abortions from being targeted with their personal…

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The Hill, Technology | June 24, 2022

Hillicon Valley — Data privacy bill inches forward in House

A House subpanel on consumer protection approved a comprehensive data privacy bill, advancing the legislation to the full committee. The bill would create national standards for how companies are able…

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US DOD News | June 24, 2022

Exporting Repression: 'Made In' Labels Not as Important as Technology Itself 

Technology with capabilities to censor and to send data back to the Chinese government is a security risk for the U.S. government and military, the deputy assistant secretary of defense…

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Breaking Defense | June 23, 2022

DoD ‘hedge strategy’ could bring ‘element of surprise’ to future conflict: Brown

Michael Brown, director of the Defense Innovation Unit, participating in the Future of Naval Innovation panel at the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition. (U.S. Navy photo by Eric Anderson) WASHINGTON: The…

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The Hill, International | June 23, 2022

Former Defense secretary says China 'could bring Taiwan to its knees' without invading

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The Hill, Technology | June 23, 2022

Hillicon Valley — Layoffs, hiring freezes hit tech firms

Tech companies, from startups to industry giants, are conducting layoffs and hiring freezes ahead of a predicted recession.   We’ll also look at the future of the cryptocurrency industry after…

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