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Government signals approval of AT&T-DirecTV merger

Government signals approval of AT&T-DirecTV merger | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is ready to give the $49 billion AT&T-DirecTV merger a thumbs up, although with some caveats.
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Congress cuts FCC budget, puts brakes on net neutrality

Congress cuts FCC budget, puts brakes on net neutrality | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
The proposed federal budget cuts FCC funding and effectively puts the brakes on the net neutrality debate at least until the legal challenges are resolved.

Via Vikram R Chari
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Would Microsoft ever open-source Windows?

Would Microsoft ever open-source Windows? | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
The possibility is no longer far-fetched, one Microsoft engineer has suggested

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Would Microsoft ever open-source Windows? Might happen...

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Google buying Twitter would be like Microsoft buying Yahoo - Business Insider

Google buying Twitter would be like Microsoft buying Yahoo - Business Insider | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
Ghosts of failed acquisitions past.
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On Net Neutrality, Six Ways The FCC's Public Utility Order Will Lose In Court

On Net Neutrality, Six Ways The FCC's Public Utility Order Will Lose In Court | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
The net neutrality rules are going to court. Here are the six arguments most likely to sink them once again.
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MobileIron Launches the AT&T Work Platform Today

MobileIron Launches the AT&T Work Platform Today | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileIron (NASDAQ: MOBL), the leader in enterprise...
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Analyst: BBM Users more Loyal than WhatsApp, Instagram, WeChat, Snapchat and Twitter

Analyst: BBM Users more Loyal than WhatsApp, Instagram, WeChat, Snapchat and Twitter | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
A week after publishing 8 milestones on BBM Shop’s one-year anniversary, here’s more proof of the tailwind behind BBM: the extreme loyalty of our users.
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Anonymous proxies now used in a fifth of DDOS attacks

Anonymous proxies now used in a fifth of DDOS attacks | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
The number of distributed denial of service attacks using anonymous proxies has increased dramatically over the past year, according to a new research report, as attackers use these proxies to create an instant pseudo-botnet...

Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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Anonymous proxies now used in a fifth of DDOS attacks #InfoSec #Cybersecurity

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US oil and gas cybersecurity market sees global cyber attacks rise by 179% to reach 6,500 per year

US oil and gas cybersecurity market sees global cyber attacks rise by 179% to reach 6,500 per year | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
With the increasing prevalence of devices that are connected to the Internet, cyber attacks have become commonplace in the vast majority of industries across.
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US oil and gas #cybersecurity market sees global cyber attacks rise by 179% to reach 6,500 per year #infoSec

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RSA finally comes clean: SecurID is compromised

RSA finally comes clean: SecurID is compromised | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
RSA Security will replace almost every one of the 40 million SecurID tokens …
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WOW!! ----> RSA finally comes clean: SecurID is compromised #Cybersecurity #InfoSec

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President Obama signs cyber-security executive order

President Obama signs cyber-security executive order | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
While visiting Stanford University on Friday, President Obama announced he was signing an executive order meant to encourage the sharing of information, regardi
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Lizard Squad strike again, bring down Xbox Live servers with DDoS Attack - DigitalMunition

Lizard Squad strike again, bring down Xbox Live servers with DDoS Attack - DigitalMunition | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
The Lizard Squad are back to their favorite haunt for hacking, gaming servers of Xbox Live.  They apparently have targeted the Microsoft’s online gaming service, taking it offline for hours.
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Facebook enlists Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, and others to fight security threats together

Facebook is bringing together some of the biggest web companies to collaborate on stamping out security threats. It's doing this through a platform being announced today called ThreatExchange,...
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Looks like many are jumping onboard --> Facebook enlists Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, and others to fight security threats together #Cybersecurity #InfoSec

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The FCC's net neutrality rules are now in effect

Net neutrality rules are once again in place in the US, giving the Federal Communications Commission authority to stop internet providers from unfairly degrading your service. The battle for net...
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The FCC's net neutrality rules are now in effect

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Ransomware: The Right Response

Ransomware: The Right Response | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
Businesses targeted by ransomware attacks are increasingly willing to negotiate with - and even pay - their extortionists. But negotiating with cyberthieves is never a good idea.

Via Technical Dr. Inc.
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Ransomware: The Right Response #InfoSec #cybersecurity

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Legislative thaw on net neutrality - The Hill

Legislative thaw on net neutrality - The Hill | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
The FCC’s reclassification decision rests on a bed of sand. It is highly impermanent and could be washed away with the next presidential election.
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Surprising No One, HP Admits It Can't Compete As A Public Cloud Vendor - Forbes

Surprising No One, HP Admits It Can't Compete As A Public Cloud Vendor - Forbes | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
HP has had an incredibly tortured history in the cloud. One of the backers of the OpenStack open source cloud platform, HP has re-branded and relaunched its own cloud offering several times.
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The moment the FCC passed the new net neutrality rules | Mashable - YouTube

The FCC on Thursday voted to enact strict regulation on companies that connect people to the Internet. The regulation will prevent those companies from strik...
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Sad anyone can celebrate this ---> The moment the FCC passed the new net neutrality rules | Mashable - YouTube

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FCC fines CenturyLink $16M over multistate 911 outage

FCC fines CenturyLink $16M over multistate 911 outage | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
The outage affected six counties in Minnesota and a total of 11 million people in seven states.
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Data Collection Of The Future: Going Beyond The Tag

Data Collection Of The Future: Going Beyond The Tag | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
As the FCC's new Net neutrality rules reshape the digital ecosystem, columnist Josh Manion explains what it means for the future of marketing.
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Data Collection Of The Future: Going Beyond The Tag #InfoSec @Cybersecurity

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US-China tensions build on cybersecurity

US-China tensions build on cybersecurity | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
The two countries have dug in their heels on differing approaches to cybersecurity.

Via Ken Feltman
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US-China tensions build on #Cybersecurity #infosec

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AT&T CEO to FCC: “There Will Be Litigation” http://www.wirelessweek.com/news/2015/02/t-ceo-fcc-there-will-be-litigation#.VOPzPDeyRXg.twitter

AT&T CEO to FCC: “There Will Be Litigation” http://www.wirelessweek.com/news/2015/02/t-ceo-fcc-there-will-be-litigation#.VOPzPDeyRXg.twitter | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
Almost immediately after the FCC announced its intentions to regulate broadband Internet, talk began swirling that AT&T and Verizon would take the matter to court.

Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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This will certainly slow or halt investment and cost jobs! AT&T CEO to FCC: “There Will Be Litigation” http://www.wirelessweek.com/news/2015/02/t-ceo-fcc-there-will-be-litigation#.VOPzPDeyRXg.twitter

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Who are the most notorious hacking groups? - Telegraph

Who are the most notorious hacking groups? - Telegraph | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
In the wake of Lizard Squad's alleged attacks on Malaysia Airlines and Facebook this week, Sophie Curtis takes a look at how it compares with other notorious hacking groups
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Who are the most notorious hacking groups? - Telegraph #Cybersecurity #InfoSec

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Xbox Live Down Now On Xbox One and Xbox 360 With DDoS Attack, "It's Time To Re-ignite LizardSquad"

Xbox Live is down on Xbox One and Xbox 360, all thanks to DDoS attack from notorious hacker group Lizard Squad.
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Xbox Live Down Now On Xbox One and Xbox 360 With DDoS Attack, "It's Time To Re-ignite LizardSquad" #Cybersecurity #InfoSec

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Level 3 helps enterprises stay ahead of security threats with DDoS service

Level 3 helps enterprises stay ahead of security threats with DDoS service | Cybersecurity | Scoop.it
Level 3 Communications is enhancing its security portfolio with a new tool called the dedicated denial of service (DDoS) Mitigation Service that it says can help enterprises safeguard their critical data and systems.
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Network agnostic DDoS mitigation service- huge deal --->

Level 3 helps enterprises stay ahead of security threats with DDoS service #Info Sec #cybersecurity

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