ICS-CERT urges operators to use searchable databases to prevent attacks

Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  infrastructure_protection Searchable, online databases that outside hackers use as a resource to breach equipment on critical infrastructure operating systems, should be used by infrastructure providers to locate and prevent such attacks, said the Industrial Control System Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT). Homepage position:  10 read…

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U.S. Cyber Commander urges Senate on electronic protections

Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  cyber_security Image Caption:  Gen. Keith Alexander U.S. Cyber Commander General Keith Alexander on July 31 urged U.S. senators considering new Cyber protection legislation to act sooner, rather than later. Homepage position:  10 read more View full post on Government Security News View full post on…

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FCC urges Internet companies to safeguard Web

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Internet service providers need to work harder to prevent hacks, data theft and other fraud, including contacting customers whose infected computers have been hijacked by organized crime and helping them clean out viruses, the head of the Federal Communications Commission said on Wednesday. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski…

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