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Study: Financial Firms Hit Hard By Targeted Attacks

In-brief: A new report from the firm Websense finds that financial services firms are being hit hard by cyber attacks, including targeted attacks aimed at luring employees into installing malicious software on corporate networks.

Success Story? OPM Security Chief Trumpeted New Approach to Cyber

  In-brief: Is the massive breach at the U.S. Government’s Office of Personnel Management a success story? Given the dire state of risk management within the federal government, the answer may be ‘yes.’

Today: Conversation with a Cyber Warrior

In-brief: Join Security Ledger and Invincea today at 1:00 PM ET for a chat with Gen. Rhett Hernandez, former commander of U.S. Army Cyber Command.

Bill in U.S. House would Open Doors to Threat Intel Sharing | Reuters

  In-brief: Leaders of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee introduced the Protecting Cyber Networks Act on Tuesday. The bill would make it easier for companies to share information about attacks with each other and with the government. It also addresses concerns about omnibus spying by U.S. intelligence agencies.