The New York Times website is back up after hackers identifying themselves as the Syrian Electronic Army knocked the site offline around noon on Tuesday.
Lawmakers are set to vote later this week on a cyber security bill known as the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), but it’s already facing a growing backlash including a veto threat by the Obama Administration.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano spoke at San Jose State Monday morning. Specifically, she was expected to call on high tech companies to join the federal government in its fight against international hackers.
The White House has released its proposal to beef up the nation’s cyber security. The plan would require industry to better protect systems that run critical infrastructure such as power plants and the electric grid.
If you’re wondering what the top cyber-threats of the new year are likely to be, McAfee researchers have come out with their 2011 Threats Prediction report.
WASHINGTON (KCBS) Cyber security has become one of the hot topics on Capitol Hill and Bay Area Congresswoman Anna Eshoo has been at the center of the debate.