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Future Crimes: Tech Threats From Hackers, China, Google And Facebook

Marc Goodman, an international security expert, was one of the most impressive speakers at Money 20/20 in Las Vegas last year, and now his book Future Crimes is out with an astounding list of ways that bad guys are after money, business secrets, proprietary technology and government information. He also goes into some alarming detail of how “free” software and services, from Gmail to Facebook, uses the personal information of users to make money from advertisers and companies that want to sell.

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Maritime Security: Sneak Preview of the Coast Guard’s Cybersecurity Strategy

By Lt. Jodie Knox COAST GUARD Maritime Commons - The Coast Guard Blog for Maritime Professionals Last week, the Coast Guard participated in a maritime cybersecurity learning seminar and symposium with American Military University and Command, Control and Interoperability Center for Advanced Data Analysis (CCICADA), at Rutgers University.
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Cyber Security: Michigan Works to Thwart Barrage of Cyber Attacks

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is aiming to invest in cyber security and position itself as a national leader in the field as attacks on governments increase.

The state receives more than 730,000 attempted cyber attacks daily, and that number is rising as hackers and thieves try to steal valuable information from or shut down Michigan’s networks.

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The Price of Privacy and Social Mobility

By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Correspondent for In Homeland Security

In the near future, most people’s lives will exist on third-party servers and float around in cyberspace often for sale or public view. Even now, businesses’ and individuals’ information are stored and or displayed on iCloud, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Gmail, Outlook, Instagram, SIRI, Cortana and many others.

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