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Posts Tagged: cybersecurity

National Engineers Week

National Engineers Week

February 18, 2019

National Engineers Week is upon us and it’s time to celebrate all of the ways that engineers make a difference in our world every day. From creating the simulations and software that are used in virtual reality simulations to train new surgeons and helping kids explore engineering careers in STEM camps to improving facial recognition […]

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Data Privacy Day 2019: Focus on Security

Data Privacy Day 2019: Focus on Security

January 28, 2019

Data loss is a serious peril for modern businesses. Data Privacy Day is an international effort to raise awareness about security issues and help businesses and individuals learn more about how to safeguard their data and privacy. Data recovery efforts are costly and when your privacy is compromised online you risk identity theft (for both […]

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FTC Can Crack Down On Sloppy Company Cybersecurity

FTC Can Crack Down On Sloppy Company Cybersecurity

October 20, 2015

According to an appeals court ruling, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has the right to take action against any company that fails to protect customer data. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld the FTC’s 2012 lawsuit against Wyndham Worldwide, a hotel and time-share operator. Three data breaches in 2008 and 2009 […]

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Alleged Cybertheft May Cause US Sanctions Against China

Alleged Cybertheft May Cause US Sanctions Against China

September 4, 2015

The Washington Post is reporting several administration officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity that the Obama administration is making unprecedented economic sanctions against China over online spying. The Post reported that the sanctions would be “against Chinese companies and individuals who have benefited from their government’s cybertheft of valuable US trade secrets.” An […]

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GOP Candidates Say Cyber Attacks are a Top National Security Concern

GOP Candidates Say Cyber Attacks are a Top National Security Concern

November 23, 2011

At Tuesday’s CNN-sponsored GOP debate, three Republican Presidential candidates stated that cyber attacks pose an emerging national security threat to the United States of America. In his closing comments during the debate, GOP hopeful and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said that he views cyber attacks as one of three major security threats […]

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