DA to push for life sentences in child abuse cases

19th Judicial Circuit District Attorney Randall Houston will ask the Alabama Legislature to increase the possible penalty for Aggravated Child Abuse for a child under six years of age to life in prison when it convenes for its regular session in February. “I stood in court last week to oppose…

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Big Push to Fight Against Tax-Related Identity Theft

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Identitiy fraud. Not a day goes by, it seems, without someone reporting identity fraud to their local authorities. The number of incidents is on the rise in all communities across the country, and here in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Department of Revenue,…

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Congress steps up push for global cyber laws

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Capitol Hill is increasingly concerned about the lack of international laws governing cyber war. In the last week, a bipartisan group of lawmakers sent the State Department a letter urging greater attention to the issue and one House leader introduced a…

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Dems, GOP senators push cyber bill for Homeland after breach

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A bipartisan group of senators is pushing to strengthen the authority of the Homeland Security Department to thwartcyberattackson government networks and websites after a massive government data breach. Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, who has spearheaded cyber legislation in the…

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HackerOne raises $25 million in vulnerability management push

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans HackerOne is a vulnerability disclosure and bug bounty platform connecting businesses with security researchers. Over 250 companies including Yahoo!, Adobe, DropBox, LinkedIN, Twitter and WordPress are counted as customers of the San Francisco-based firm, which has paid out roughly $3.2 million…

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Ravages of Revenge Porn Spur Federal Crime Push

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans (WOMENSENEWS)– When her high school boyfriend contacted her in 2009, 19 years after they’d graduated and parted ways, Annmarie Chiarini said all of her old teenage feelings came rushing back. “It was that high school fantasy,” said Chiarini, 44, a community…

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