Cybersecurity

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San Francisco CEO Suggests Gaining Hands On Experience

The recent cyber attack against the federal government is yet another indication that the need for talented information security experts is greater than ever before.

06/22/2015

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CEO Suggests Information Security Students Should Intern In Industry

Idan Tendler is the co-founder and CEO of San Francisco-based Fortscale, a recent winner of the Cyber Defense Award for the Most Innovative Enterprise Security Solution

06/08/2015

Google Nexus One Smartphone. (CBS)

Survey Suggests We’re Not As Cyber-Security Conscious As We Think

A new survey out from a San Francisco-based mobile security company says we’re not as cyber-security and privacy conscious as we like to think we are.

03/24/2015

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Public School Extracurricular Program Fights Threat Of Cyberattacks

The threat of cyberattack isn’t going away any time soon, so in a bold move to protect the U.S. from offensive maneuvers targeting our computer networks the Air Force Association initiated Cyber Patriot.

03/11/2015

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Would YOU Click? Twitter Bosses Email Staff Phishing Links To Test Cybersecurity

Would YOU be the one who unleashes a virus inside the corporate computers? Twitter and other companies are testing employees with phony phishing links to see if they click them.

02/17/2015

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Beer Shortage A Side Effect Of Freighters Waiting On Port Labor Dispute

Getting San Francisco’s famous Anchor Steam beer to overseas markets is getting harder, and Europeans who prefer the hoppy Northern California ales may find the West Coast ports labor dispute literally sobering.

02/13/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 9, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama: Silicon Valley Cannot Protect Privacy By Itself, Enacts Cybersecurity Cooperation Order

President Obama stressed at a Stanford cybersecurity conference that the government and the private sector have to work together to combat cyber threats. He signed an executive order that encourages information sharing on the matter. (Complete Text And Word Cloud Infographic Of His Speech)

02/13/2015

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VIDEO: Apple Pay Will Get You Into National Parks Starting In September

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced during a White House summit on cybersecurity at Stanford Friday that Apple Pay is partnering with the federal government for some financial transactions.

02/13/2015

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President Obama Heads To Stanford For First-Of-Its-Kind Cybersecurity Summit

President Obama is set to arrive at Stanford for a cybersecurity summit — the first event of its kind — where hundreds of tech CEOs, along with White House staffers and law enforcement personnel, will be talking about what is now the number one threat to national security: cyber attackers.

02/13/2015

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FBI Wants To Tap Into Bay Area’s Talented Tech Pool To Solve Cybercrimes

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is launching a nationwide recruiting drive for talented tech professionals, who can keep up with hackers both foreign and domestic, and are publicizing it in the Bay Area due to the region’s vast talent pool.

01/13/2015

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