Tag: database

Despite a rising tide of data breaches, our tools for responding to them are inadequate and little changed. Why?

Sign Up with the Usual Suspects: Consumer Breach Response is Broken and How to Fix It | Digital Guardian

In-brief:The scourge of data breaches and identity theft is more than a decade old. But our tools for dealing with these common incidents are outdated and ineffective. Why? (Editor’s note: this blog post has been cross posted from Digital Guardian’s blog, where you can read it in its entirety.) 

Seven teams of finalists will program machines to play against other machines for a $2 million top prize.

DARPA Grand Challenge Spurs Automation, AI to Secure Internet of Things

In-brief: A hacker capture the flag tournament will take place without any human intervention. It’s the final competition in DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge, a contest to spur developments in automation and artificial intelligence to solve cyber security problems. 

Report: Fear of Govt. has Valley Kicking Data Addiction

Report: Fear of Govt. has Valley Kicking Data Addiction

In-brief: Fear of government surveillance and data theft is forcing Silicon Valley firms to rethink their taste for data acquisition, The Washington Post reports.

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Opinion: Hacking Team and Defense through Deception

In-brief: In this opinion piece, Nitsan Saddan, the head of threat intelligence research at the firm Cymmetria, says that recent revelations about the methods used to hack the cyber arms dealers The Hacking Team underscore the importance of deception as an element of cyber defense.

Data purported to belong to The Fraternal Order of Police was leaked online Thursday.

Fraternal Order of Police Data Stolen, Leaked

In-brief: The web site of the Fraternal Order of Police, an organization representing law enforcement officers in the United States, was offline Friday after reports that data stolen from the Order was posted online.