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Cyber-security moves higher on U.S. agenda 0

Cyber-security moves higher on U.S. agenda

“THE ISSUE: Cyber threatsNew legal course must balance commerce, security, privacySouth Carolina has made national headlines with its trials and tribulations in cyber-security, but the issue is much bigger than the tiny Palmetto State. The very security of the nation depends upon improvements

Did Irans Cyber-Army Hack Into the IAEAs computers? 0

Did Irans Cyber-Army Hack Into the IAEAs computers?

“The latest hack against the computer servers of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that culminated with the posting of a smattering of blueprints, charts, and other data online in late November could be a bunch of kids on the Internet having fun, as is often the case with many small-time hacks. But some early signs suggest it may be the latest assault from Irans shadowy cyber-army formed in early 2011 to respond to the nasty worms and trojans launched by Israel and the United States against the countrys nuclear centrifuges.

FTC Respond's to Wyndhams Motion to Dismiss, Asks Court to Reject Arguments 0

FTC Respond's to Wyndhams Motion to Dismiss, Asks Court to Reject Arguments

“The US Federal Trade Commission has filed an official response to the motion to dismiss submitted by Wyndham representatives in the case in which the hotels and resorts chain is accused of failing to secure its customers private details. In its motion, Wyndham abandons any pretense of meeting the 12(b)(6) standard and, instead, uses its brief as a platform to advance meritless theories attacking the FTCs longstanding use of the authority granted to it by Congress to protect consumers against unfair and deceptive practices. These arguments should be rejected by the Court, the FTC argued….”

Threats to water system must be fixed to help state's economy 0

Threats to water system must be fixed to help state's economy

“Threats to California's water system must be addressed now in order for the state's economy to grow and prosper, according to a report by the Public Policy Institute of California released late Wednesday. The continued expansion of water management tools, such as the reuse of highly treated wastewater, underground storage and water “banking,” will allow California to manage future water shortages, the report concludes