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SEC Hacking Latest in Series of Government Agency Cyber Breaches

A major computer hack at America’s top stock market regulator is the latest sign that data stored in the highest reaches of the U.S. government remains vulnerable to cyber attacks, despite efforts across multiple presidencies to limit high-profile breaches that …

How to Prevent Next Sony-Style Cyber Attack: Alexander

Cybervandalism, cyberterrorism, cyberwarfare. No matter what you call the recent attacks against Sony Pictures, we weren’t ready. And we won’t be ready until our nation — with the government and industry working together — takes action to defend itself. Cyber-attacks …

Obama Expected to Issue Cyber Defense Order

President Barack Obama plans to release a long-awaited executive order aimed at improving the nation’s defenses against cyber attacks as early as Wednesday, according to sources familiar with the matter. The order, drawn up after Congress failed to pass cyber …