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Limits Of Cyber Threat Information Sharing

By Bill Udell and Eben Kaplan

WASHINGTON— For the last several years, corporate computer networks have been under constant attack. Those attacks have grown in number and sophistication—and the consequences of breaches have become more severe. In order to protect themselves against this onslaught, companies need to stay abreast of the constant changes in their attackers’ methods.

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After Sony: A Global Cybersecurity Playbook Is Critical

From Forbes

On Jan. 13, President Obama announced a series of new cybersecurity measures to improve information sharing between the private sector and government, modernize law enforcement’s approach to tackle cybercrime, and require national data breach reporting. These are all important steps towards what it’s increasingly clear is really needed: a comprehensive policy playbook to guide U.S.

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Anthem Data Breach: Protect Yourself

From Forbes

With news of the hacking of health insurer Anthem, many consumers may be wondering what they can do to protect themselves.  Below are six key steps you can take to ensure you are protected.

1.  Get a password manager.  After every data breach, the advice is the same — change your password, make sure it is complex, and don’t use the same password or username across various websites.  

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Code Dx: Visualizing Code Integrity Equals Fewer Data Breaches

From Forbes

We experience data breaches for a number of reasons from hacking to carelessness to (sometimes famously) disgruntled employees. The Department of Homeland Security is reported to have traced many recent data breaches to poorly written software says software assurance company Secure Decisions. The number of US data breaches reached a record high in 2014 according to the Identity Theft Resource Center, increasing 27.5 percent over breaches reported in 2013.

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Maritime Security Should Not Be Ignored

By Dr. Joe DiRenzo III
Professor, Graduate Intelligence Studies at American Military University

The world maritime transportation system (MTS) plays an important role for the national economy. The security of this system–which includes ports, the littorals, and the nation’s Economic Exclusive Zone (EEZ) into the world’s global maritime commons–is absolutely critical.

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