The U.S. is planning for a possible wave of computer attacks against companies by hackers connected to Syria or Iran in retaliation for any military strike against the government of Bashar al-Assad, according to a person familiar with the planning.
Known Report, but I read it again because now there are a lot of discussions about it. I am writing as well the COBIT Security Framework because a Translation Project and I think the combination of both documents are very interesting.
Unencrypted Social Security numbers, names, addresses, health insurance information potentially exposed in major HIPAA violation (#cybersecurity 4 Million Patients At Risk After Computer Theft From Chicago Medical Group
The Iranian regime views the cyber arena as an active warzone with the U.S. and its allies, and in recent years has invested substantial efforts in it, for both psychological warfare and physical sabotage of Western infrastructure.
In the wake of domain name systems attacks aimed at The New York Times, Twitter and other media sites, experts say security professionals in all fields should take (#cybersecurity Experts: How to Mitigate DNS Attacks
A Gartner analyst said hackers used DDoS attacks prior to attacking wire payment applications (Deep cyberattacks cause millions in losses for US banks http://t.co/fwvt96ctuZ via @NetworkWorld #infosec...
A cover story in the Los Angeles Daily Journal (subscription required) reported that the need for privacy and cybersecurity legal specialists has exploded in California, yet general counsel say there is a shortage of qualified practitioners who can do the job. LinkedIn Corp.’s General Counsel Erika Rottenberg was featured in the story, she speculated that technology companies in Silicon Valley were hiring most of the qualified attorneys, leaving less talent for law firms. Amidst a legal job market in which law graduates are clamoring to find jobs, the demand for privacy and cybersecurity specialists may present an opportunity for the law schools that are nimble enough to respond to the demand.
The demand for lawyers who understand technology isn’t limited to general counsel positions, even sophisticated technology companies say they need outside counsel.