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Second act for cybersecurity commissioners: Pritzker, Palmisano, Nadella form nonprofit

by Shaun Waterman • 1 week ago

Some members and staff of President Obama's Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity are seeking to advance the commission's goals through a nonprofit that will provide cyber risk-management best practices for small and medium-sized businesses, according to an announcement.

Amid Kaspersky controversy, Russia considers pushing out foreign competitors

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

Under the plan, it will become mandatory for any computer that is imported or produced within the Eurasian Economic Union to carry anti-virus software that is made by a country within the group.

Pentagon's looming Kaspersky ban viewed as 'purely political'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 weeks ago

The firm's CEO and co-founder offered again on Friday to let the U.S. government audit his company's source code: "We've got nothing to hide."

Microsoft unveils specialized anti-ransomware tool for next update

by Ryan Johnston • 4 weeks ago

The new tool will be publicly available with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update later this year.

Why a global cybersecurity Geneva convention is not going to happen

by Dave Aitel • 1 month ago

Op-ed: Dave Aitel says there are so many problems with the way governments deal with cybersecurity that a universally agreed-upon set of norms is a pipe dream.

Microsoft patches Windows XP due to 'heightened risk' of nation-state activity

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

"In reviewing the updates for this month, some vulnerabilities were identified that pose elevated risk of cyber attacks by government organizations."

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