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Florida-based credit firm left 111GB of sensitive customer data exposed on AWS server

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

UpGuard researcher Chris Vickery found another open S3 instance, with a Florida-based credit firm leaving extremely sensitive data on the public internet.

Trump orders that U.S. Cyber Command receive new authority to conduct cyberwarfare

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

Trump's decision moves Cyber Command one step closer from being moved away from the National Security Agency.

Should the government stockpile zero day software vulnerabilities?

by Shaun Waterman • 8 months ago

Storm clouds are rising over the U.S. government's policy on software flaw disclosure after the massive WannaCry infection spread using a cyberweapon developed by the NSA, and even former agency leaders say it might be time to take a fresh look at the Vulnerability Equities Process.

NSA's No. 2, its top civilian, will retire shortly

by Shaun Waterman • 12 months ago

Richard "Rick" Ledgett — deputy director of the National Security Agency and the agency's top civilian — has announced he will retire this spring.

Booz Allen Hamilton hires former FBI director to investigate high-profile thefts

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller will oversee an internal review after the arrest of a former contractor.

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