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China military calls for stronger cybersecurity, domestic software -state media

BEIJING (Reuters) – China's armed forces will ramp up their cybersecurity and speed domestic development of software, state media said on Wednesday, as the world's largest military seeks to shore up potential technological weaknesses. The statement underscores China's increasingly vocal … Continue reading

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Senate Intelligence Committee approves cybersecurity bill

(Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee approved a bill on Tuesday to encourage companies to exchange information with the government on hacking attempts and cybersecurity threats, officials said. Despite concerns by some that the measure does not do enough … Continue reading

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The senate is still trying to jam through its hugely controversial cybersecurity bill

The federal government refuses to let one of the most controversial Internet bills ever conceived die. CISPA, as it was known when it was introduced in 2011, made a temporary resurgence last year only to meet the same opposition that had … Continue reading

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U.S. cybersecurity firm offers free protection for political blogs

By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Internet security company Cloudflare said on Thursday it will offer its full raft of protective services for free to “politically or artistically important” Web sites that come under politically motivated cyber-attack. The San … Continue reading

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U.S. telecom chief tells industry to lead on cybersecurity

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top U.S. telecom regulator on Thursday asked phone, cable and other companies to step up and show measurable actions they take to protect communications networks from cyber attacks and hold themselves accountable without … Continue reading

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Japan holds first broad cybersecurity drill, frets over Olympics risks

By Tim Kelly and Nobuhiro Kubo TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan faced a full-on cyber attack across government departments on Tuesday in a drill aimed at bolstering national security as the country gears up to host the 2020 Olympics. Japan is … Continue reading

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Japan holds first broad cybersecurity drill, frets over Olympics risks

By Tim Kelly and Nobuhiro Kubo TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan faces a full-on cyber attack across government departments on Tuesday in a drill aimed at bolstering national security as the country gears up to host the 2020 Olympics. Japan is … Continue reading

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360 million newly stolen credentials on black market: cybersecurity firm

By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) – A cybersecurity firm said on Tuesday that it uncovered stolen credentials from some 360 million accounts that are available for sale on cyber black markets, though it is unsure where they came from or … Continue reading

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After retailer breaches, SEC plans roundtable on cybersecurity

The Securities and Exchange Commission said on Friday that it plans to hold a roundtable next month to discuss cybersecurity, after massive retailer breaches refocused the attention of the business community and policymakers on the area. The SEC said that … Continue reading

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U.S. to offer companies broad standards to improve cybersecurity

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government is expected on Wednesday to release the final version of voluntary standards meant to help U.S. companies in nationally critical industries better protect themselves against cyber attacks. Criticized in earlier drafts … Continue reading

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