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Blogging, social media use skyrocketing at universities

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From time to time I have been pleased to feature the research of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research.
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Former 9/11 Commission vice chairman says cyber attacks are biggest threat facing US

Former 9/11 Commission vice chairman says cyber attacks are biggest threat facing US | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
Thirteen years after the September 11 attacks, former vice chairman of the 9/11 Commission Lee Hamilton told Fox News Thursday that the biggest threat facing America is not ISIS, but cyber security.
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ISIS is ramping up efforts to mount a massive cyber attack

ISIS is ramping up efforts to mount a massive cyber attack | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
Extremists groups of ISIS and Al Qaeda are ramping up efforts to launch major cyber attacks on Western Critical Infrastructure to set up digital Caliphate.
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Lawyers are the new foot soldiers in the privacy wars - Crain's Chicago Business

Lawyers are the new foot soldiers in the privacy wars - Crain's Chicago Business | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
Lawyers are the new foot soldiers in the privacy wars
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Kenya's ICT Authority Collaborate With University Of Nairobi To Offer ...

Kenya's ICT Authority Collaborate With University Of Nairobi To Offer ... | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
The ICT Authority (ICTA) has joined hands with the University of Nairobi (UoN) through C4Dlab and are looking into introducing cyber security training in Kenya; hence improving the capacity of Kenyans in the area of ...
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GE buys cyber security company

GE buys cyber security company | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
General Electric to buy Wurldtech, a maker of cyber security software, as GE beefs up protection of electric grids and oil refineries from attacks by computer hackers (GE is entering the #cybersecurity business http://t.co/m060jXIfGX...
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FCC faces new criticism on 'net neutrality' - Torrington Register Citizen

FCC faces new criticism on 'net neutrality' - Torrington Register Citizen | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
FCC faces new criticism on 'net neutrality' Torrington Register Citizen In the latest action on “net neutrality,” Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, last month proposed rules that would allow companies to pay...
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DOE issues guidance on electric grid cybersecurity - The Hill (blog)

DOE issues guidance on electric grid cybersecurity - The Hill (blog) | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
PennEnergy (press release) DOE issues guidance on electric grid cybersecurity The Hill (blog) The guidance lays out language that utilities and other should use in the procurement process to ensure that they're buying the right products and...
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Franken says FCC Net neutrality proposal would "destroy" open Internet - CNET

Franken says FCC Net neutrality proposal would "destroy" open Internet - CNET | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
Minnesota senator warns against creating an Internet fast lane for deep-pocketed corporations, says rules drafted by FCC's chairman would not preserve the open Internet. (Sen.
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Between Heartbleed And Homeland, NSA Treads Cybersecurity Gray Area - NPR

Between Heartbleed And Homeland, NSA Treads Cybersecurity Gray Area - NPR | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
Between Heartbleed And Homeland, NSA Treads Cybersecurity Gray Area
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Bloomberg Businessweek cybersecurity reporter Michael Riley explains. Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only.
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In China, Hagel Outlines US Approach To Cybersecurity - NPR

In China, Hagel Outlines US Approach To Cybersecurity - NPR | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
In China, Hagel Outlines US Approach To Cybersecurity
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In China, Hagel Outlines U.S. Approach To Cybersecurity. by Tom Bowman. April 08, 2014 5:00 AM ET. Listen to the Story. Morning Edition. 3 min 56 sec.
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Cyber Attacks Against Small Businesses Nearly Doubled in 2013

Cyber Attacks Against Small Businesses Nearly Doubled in 2013 | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
According to Symantec’s Internet Security Threat report, targeted cyber attacks against small businesses rose 91% and lasted three times longer last year from 2012.
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Russia masters the art of clandestine warfare against Ukraine - The Week Magazine

Russia masters the art of clandestine warfare against Ukraine - The Week Magazine | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
The Week Magazine Russia masters the art of clandestine warfare against Ukraine The Week Magazine Then, special forces units that specialize in "information operations" designed to induce anxiety and outrage among local populations follow a...
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A dangerous new era: US must take lead in cybersecurity - Christian Science Monitor

A dangerous new era: US must take lead in cybersecurity - Christian Science Monitor | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
Christian Science Monitor A dangerous new era: US must take lead in cybersecurity Christian Science Monitor Russian and Ukrainian ground forces are keeping their conventional weapons holstered for now, but it's an escalating shooting war in...
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A Debate on the Right to be Forgotten - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

A Debate on the Right to be Forgotten - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
A Debate on the Right to be Forgotten Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies In the event that the Court did not agree with his finding that Google is not a data controller, the Advocate General considered the third set of questions...
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What small businesses need to know about cybersecurity - TechRadar UK

What small businesses need to know about cybersecurity - TechRadar UK | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
What small businesses need to know about cybersecurity
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This year has been an important one in terms of cybersecurity, with a number of high profile media stories highlighting the issue.
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FCC will push network providers on cybersecurity, Wheeler says ...

FCC will push network providers on cybersecurity, Wheeler says ... | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is threatening to step in with regulations if network providers don't improve cybersecurity. The FCC will take steps to encourage cybersecurity in the coming months, acting first ...
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Cybersecurity threats include employees - DigiNews

Cybersecurity threats include employees - DigiNews | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
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Cybersecurity threats include employees
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WASHINGTON, May 10, 2014 — The usual focus of cybersecurity efforts on external threats to an organization and its mission overlooks the central, powerful danger – the inside threat.
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U.S. Plays Catch-Up with China on Cyber Warfare - The Fiscal Times

U.S. Plays Catch-Up with China on Cyber Warfare - The Fiscal Times | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
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U.S. Plays Catch-Up with China on Cyber Warfare
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However, the fallout from Snowden's leaks still looms heavy over the defense establishment.
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White House Details Thinking on Cybersecurity Flaws - New York Times

White House Details Thinking on Cybersecurity Flaws - New York Times | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
White House Details Thinking on Cybersecurity Flaws New York Times WASHINGTON — In a rare insight into the government's thinking on the use of cyberweapons, the White House on Monday published a series of questions it asks in deciding when to make...
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Luck not enough to avoid cyber security catastrophe - Financial Times

Luck not enough to avoid cyber security catastrophe - Financial Times | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
Luck not enough to avoid cyber security catastrophe Financial Times Actually, the scenario is from the Cyber Security Challenge UK Masterclass, an annual competition run by the UK government, educational establishments and a businesses to test...
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SEC Releases Cyber Security Examination Blueprint - Fox Business

SEC Releases Cyber Security Examination Blueprint - Fox Business | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
SEC Releases Cyber Security Examination Blueprint
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U.S. securities regulators have unveiled a road map that lays out how they plan to make sure Wall Street firms are prepared to detect and prevent cyber security attacks.
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What Crimea telecom link could mean for Russia-Ukraine cyber-conflict

What Crimea telecom link could mean for Russia-Ukraine cyber-conflict | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
Plans for a fiber-optic cable between Russia and Crimea are 'at an advanced stage,' and could change the balance of cyber-power by providing Russia with more offensive options, experts say.
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Long-term storage of calls and texts illegal – EU court - Irish Independent

Long-term storage of calls and texts illegal – EU court - Irish Independent | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
Irish Independent Long-term storage of calls and texts illegal – EU court Irish Independent The move casts doubt on the future of Irish mobile operators' legal right to hold such information for two years, as they are currently required to do under...
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West Point to house cyber warfare research institute

West Point to house cyber warfare research institute | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
The Army's academy has established a cyber warfare research institute to groom elite cyber troops and solve thorny problems for the Army and the nation in this new war-fighting domain.
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Snowden: NSA targets communication of human rights workers - Al Jazeera America

Snowden: NSA targets communication of human rights workers - Al Jazeera America | Information Cyber Corps | Scoop.it
Daily Mail Snowden: NSA targets communication of human rights workers Al Jazeera America “Sharing this information with other governments could put human rights defenders the world over in imminent danger.” In a separate statement, HRW General...
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