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Open Identity Exchange Launches With Lofty Identity Trust Framework

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Today, at the RSA conference, the Open Identity Exchange (OIX), aimed to increase trust in online identities, and backed by the OpenID and Information Card Foundations, announced its inception. In parallel, the U.S. Government is recognizing multiple technology companies as meeting federal standards for identity assurance, including Google, PayPal and...
Open Identity Exchange Launches With Lofty Identity Trust Framework

U.S. gov’t moving too slowly to protect the cloud, says former NSA director

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Former National Security Agency director Mike McConnell urged cloud companies to have a political opinion today, stating the US government is moving “very, very slowly  to address [cloud] threats.” “We are the most digitally dependent nation on earth, we have more to lose,” said McConnell at the RSA Conference...
U.S. gov’t moving too slowly to protect the cloud, says former NSA director

Press Parrots Cybersecurity FUD From Former NSA Boss Without Mentioning Massive Conflict Of Interest

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Not this again. Nearly three years ago, we wrote about the growing hype around "cyberwar" in the US government -- much of it being pushed by one Michael McConnell. News reports love to cover McConnell's fear-mongering about how the internet is at risk. He used to always talk about "cyberwar"...
Press Parrots Cybersecurity FUD From Former NSA Boss Without Mentioning Massive Conflict Of Interest

Edward Snowden's employer calls PRISM leak a 'grave violation of its code of conduct'

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Edward Snowden surprised a lot of people today when he revealed himself as the source of the NSA PRISM leaks, and few are more surprised than his employer, technology consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. The company released a statement in response to the news today, confirming that Snowden had been an...
Edward Snowden's employer calls PRISM leak a 'grave violation of its code of conduct'

Become the next Edward Snowden: Booz Allen is hiring a Hawaii-based Systems Administrator

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Booz Allen Hamilton, the former workplace of PRISM whistleblower Edward Snowden, has posted a listing on its careers page announcing an opening for a junior-level Systems Administrator, based out of Honolulu. The title appears to be the same as the one once held by Snowden, who left the firm abruptly...
Become the next Edward Snowden: Booz Allen is hiring a Hawaii-based Systems Administrator

How Barrett Brown shone light on the murky world of security contractors | Arun Gupta

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Unlike Edward Snowden or Bradley Manning, Brown is not a celebrity. But after helping expose a dirty tricks plot, he faces jailAny attempt to rein in the vast US surveillance apparatus exposed by Edward Snowden's whistleblowing will be for naught unless government and corporations alike are subject to greater oversight....
How Barrett Brown shone light on the murky world of security contractors | Arun Gupta

Japan's Finance Ministry Hacked for 2 Years

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A security audit has found that 123 computers in Japan's Finance Ministry were infiltrated by malware that went undetected for nearly two years. According to media reports, the ministry said that no confidential taxpayer information was exposed. It is not known who was behind the hack, which started in 2010...
Japan's Finance Ministry Hacked for 2 Years

Why RIM Absolutely Must Seed BlackBerry 10 To The Federal Government

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During the decline of Research In Motions base of loyal followers, the BlackBerry maker could always count on one bastion of users that would never surrender to the iPhone/Android duopoly: the United States government.  Ever an organization of extremely security conscious agencies, the U.S. federal government has long preferred BlackBerries...
Why RIM Absolutely Must Seed BlackBerry 10 To The Federal Government

'BYOD' Is The Bane Of Corporate Information Security

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All it takes is one employee stuffing his daughter's thumb drive into a company computer and suddenly a 'Hello Kitty' animation has taken over every computer screen in the office. It's malware. In an hour, China has siphoned all relevant proprietary information. In a week, their factories are pumping out...
'BYOD' Is The Bane Of Corporate Information Security

Organic Startup Ideas

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There’s nothing more valuable than an unmet need that is just becoming fixable. If you find something broken that you can fix for a lot of people, you’ve found a gold mine. As with an actual gold mine, you still have to work hard to get the gold out...
Organic Startup Ideas

PRISM Leaker Goes Public To Defend Claims

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The story around PRISM, the so-called U.S. surveillance program that reportedly has major tech companies working with U.S. intelligence agencies to track data on non-U.S. terrorist suspects, keeps getting bigger, as this weekend saw the outing of the source of the leak as 29-year-old programmer Edward Snowden. Snowden has...
PRISM Leaker Goes Public To Defend Claims

Protecting your IP is imperative

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Intellectual property theft costs UK businesses billions, so what can companies do to minimise the risks?A recent study by technology consultants Detica for the Cabinet Office found that intellectual property (IP) theft costs British businesses £9.2bn a year.The companies most at threat include those in software, financial services, pharmaceuticals, electronics...
Protecting your IP is imperative
Government consultant with 25,000 employees dumps BlackBerry for iPhone, Android

Square hires former Google exec Francoise Brougher as its Business Lead to help it expand globally

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Mobile commerce payment service Square announced today that it has hired former Google executive Francoise Brougher to help it in the business development department. In her capacity, she’ll be responsible for helping grow the product, focus on customer support and partnerships, while also helping to fuel its international expansion. Previously...
Square hires former Google exec Francoise Brougher as its Business Lead to help it expand globally

PRISM Whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals himself, reasons for leaking surveillance program

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Hot on the heels of the leaks and info about the NSA's surveillance program, PRISM, Edward Snowden has revealed himself as the whistleblower. He's employed by defense contractor, Booz Allen Hamilton, and also worked as an NSA "techinical assistant." He's explained to The Guardian that his reasons for disclosing...
PRISM Whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals himself, reasons for leaking surveillance program
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US government files criminal charges against Edward Snowden over PRISM leaks

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The Washington Post reports tonight that, as expected, the US Government has filed criminal charges against Edward Snowden for leaking information about NSA surveillance programs to the Post and Guardian. The charges listed include Theft of Government Property, Unauthorized Communications on National Defense Information and "Willful Communication of Classified...
US government files criminal charges against Edward Snowden over PRISM leaks
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RIM loses yet another big government client, this time due to 'failing' BlackBerry phones

Prism leaker steps forward, cites 'massive surveillance machine'

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The person responsible for disclosing details on the growth of U.S. government surveillance programs that exploded into public view last week has identified himself as 29-year-old Edward Snowden, a technology contractor working at the U.S. National Security Agency.In an article disclosing his identity in the Guardian newspaper, with which...
Prism leaker steps forward, cites 'massive surveillance machine'

Google and PayPal to Support New Government Login System

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Open Identity Exchange (OIX) is a newly founded non-profit organization, launched today at the RSA Conference 2010 by Google, PayPal, Equifax, VeriSign, Verizon, CA, and Booz Allen Hamilton. The aim of this new organization is exchange of online identity credentials across public and private sectors; in other words, it...
Google and PayPal to Support New Government Login System

Automate Away Your Roommate Troubles With SpaceSplitter

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Mr. Caucci. (LinkedIn.com) As former undergraduate residential advisors, Rob Caucci and Jeremy Pease have mediated many a dispute. The common theme? All too often, it was money: One roommate just wasn't chipping in for the weekly post-rager cleaning supplies. After experimenting with two other ideas, they've finally pivoted into a...
Automate Away Your Roommate Troubles With SpaceSplitter
RIM Is Already Testing Its New BlackBerry Phones At 120 Companies (RIMM)
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?