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.
“We come in peace.” That was the message delivered by the head of the National Security Agency to a Silicon Valley crowd as the nation’s spy chief is searching for recruits.
The “Biometric Pressure Grip” is a sensor that measures how hard and how tightly someone holds a mouse, then uses that information as part of a multi-step login process.
As a “security aide” typist, Jen Havermann got her first exposure to computers while digging through databases.
California businesses and government agencies have experienced 300 separate data breaches exposing the personal information of more than 20 million customer accounts during the past two years, leading state Attorney General Kamala Harris on Thursday to elevate cybersecurity as a key focus of the state’s top crime-fighting agency.
Cassidy Wolf never expected to become a spokesperson for cyber security, until she became the victim of a creepy cyber extortion attempt.
It’s a sentiment that, reportedly, is shared by a number of Silicon Valley executives; but one that few, if any, have shared publicly.