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CEOs Urge Federal Government to Go ‘Light’ on Cyber Security

Corporate leaders from the defense, technology, energy and banking industries told President Barack Obama on Wednesday they agreed cyber attacks were a top security threat but that they were looking for a “light touch” from the government in response to …

Admiral Mullen to Address Insurance Group

Retired U.S. Navy Admiral Mike Mullen will address an insurance audience in May, offering his view that the country’s financial health is directly tied to its national security. According to the group, the Target Markets Program Administrators Association (TMPAA), Mullen …

AIG’s $4.8 Billion Sale of Aircraft Unit to Chinese Group Faces U.S. Security Review

American International Group Inc. is to sell nearly all of ILFC , the world’s second-largest airplane leasing business, to a Chinese consortium for up to $4.8 billion, giving the fastest growing aviation market easier and cheaper access to planes. Chinese …

Hacker Group Not So Anonymous Anymore

The computer hackers, chat room denizens and young people who comprise the loosely affiliated Internet collective known as Anonymous have increasingly turned to questionable tactics, drawing the attention of the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and other federal investigators. …

REAL ID Drivers License Deadline for States Postponed Until 2013

The federal government has again postponed until 2013 the deadline for all states to be in compliance with the REAL ID program, which sets minimum national standards for drivers licenses and identification cards. The move has been cheered by states …