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Cybersecurity So Bad, It Makes You WannaCry

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There are many interesting elements about the ransomware attack, the biggest being the tools to stop it were readily available.

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Just 2 Domain Names Now Stand Between the World and Global Ransomware Chaos

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Researchers predict this will be increasingly harder to stop.

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With Friendly CBO Score, IT Modernization Bill Hits House Floor Wednesday

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The Modernizing Government Technology Act dodged the high price tag it received the first time around.

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Hackers Antagonize Universities, Create Trojans and Find 'Crazy Bad' Zero Day

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Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

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Hill Leaders: You Need Us to Make the Cyber Executive Order Work

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Congress will play a key role in ensuring successful implementation of the order’s directives to protect government and critical infrastructure systems.

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Global Ransomware Attack Is Much Bigger Than It First Appeared

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A dozen countries were hit in a cyberattack Friday. Such attacks have increased by more than 500 percent in recent years

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How to Get More from Your Amazon Echo

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Here are tips and tricks how to become one with Alexa.

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HHS’ Cyber Threat Center Comes Out of Beta Soon

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The center will share threat information for small doctors offices to the largest pharmaceutical companies, and health care organizations in between.

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GSA Tech Office Launches Bug Bounty Program

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This is the first civilian government program that pays ethical hackers to search out digital bugs.

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DARPA Wants Artificial Intelligence That Doesn't Forget Everything It Knows

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Biological systems don't completely freeze up when they encounter a new situation, but computers often do.

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NIST Wants to Get Rid of Periodic Password Changes

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The report also recommends changes to several other password policies that have become antiquated in the modern computing environment.

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FBI Rank and File Had Confidence in Comey, Acting Director Says

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The claim contradicts one White House rationale for Comey’s firing.

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How Do You Protect a Helicopter From a Hacker?

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Special software from DARPA could do the trick.

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Senate Sites Are HTTPS By Default

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The Senate precedes the House in automatic encryption.

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Trump Releases Long-Delayed Cyber Order

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The order was delayed so security and modernization programs can work in tandem, an official said.

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Bill Prioritizes Federal Customer Service—And Cuts Some Red Tape

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It would remove some hoops agencies have to go through before getting citizen feedback.

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The Voting Technology We Really Need? Paper

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Software-independent backup systems are more important than ever.

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A Drone Inspects a Bridge. Now What?

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The Federal Highway Agency needs visualization tools to make sense what's being collected by its unmanned inspectors.

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Three Simple Techniques to Help You Stop Stressing So Much Over Email

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There are steps we can all take to reduce our body’s stressed-out reactions to a full inbox.

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The Technology That Can Destroy a Presidency

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From Xerox copiers to secret tapes to missing emails, machines are still at the center of modern political scandals.

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Tired of Long Airport Screenings? TSA Wants Tech to Cut Lines.

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The agency wants ideas any and all ideas for improving the screening process.

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Security Clearance Bureau Making Progress But No Timeline to End Backlog

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The bureau is also working on technological efficiencies to cut investigation times.

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FTC Wants to Help Small Businesses Spot Cyber Scams

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The agency wants businesses to be able to protect themselves.

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A Few Helpful New Features in Windows 10

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Voice commands are always useful.

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Former Federal CISO on the Important of Following Through Part 2

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People are your greatest asset and your weakest link.

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You Probably Are Not Fully Removing Your Private Photos and Data Before Selling Your Old Technology

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Do you really want your old email addresses and credit card numbers for sale on the secondhand market?

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The Next Big Step for AI is Getting Out of the Cloud and Onto Your Phone

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AI on your phone will be faster and more secure.

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Canada Wants Silicon Valley’s Tech Employee

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Immigration fears in countries such as the U.S. and U.K. might create huge opportunities for economic growth elsewhere—and Toronto is taking note.

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Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

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A White House statement said he acted on the recommendation of the deputy attorney general and the attorney general.

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Meet NASA's Newest Crew Member: Astrobee

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It's friendly little cube that will fly around the International Space Station.

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One in 10 Data Breaches Discovered in 2016 Had Gone Undetected for More Than a Year

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That’s according to the latest report on data breaches from Verizon’s security research division.

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Federal Spending Data is Due: Is Anyone Making Deadline?

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Not all agencies are expected to meet a crucial deadline for financial transparency.

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CYBERCOM Chief Defends Delay in Trump's Cyber Strategy

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Trump missed a deadline to deliver the strategy within 90 days of taking office.

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Bill Would Mandate Mobile-Friendly Federal Websites

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Federal agencies need to be able to reach Americans who only access the internet on their mobile devices, Rep. Robin Kelly said.

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Father of the Internet: 'AI Stands for Artificial Idiot’

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Vint Cerf has serious concerns about the military's use of the internet of things.

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What Federal Cyber Workers Think Would Improve Hiring

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Agencies could improve cyber hiring by offering to sponsor certification and training programs, survey respondents say.

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How I Went From Zero to San Francisco Software Engineer in 12 Months

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"All you need to reach a competitive level in your field is time and dedication."

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The US Air Force Wants to Remind You (and China) That its Secret Space Drone Is Back

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The autonomous craft spent 718 days in space.

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Self-Driving Cars Will Hinge on These 2 Things

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Automakers will need to invest in some emerging technologies.

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DHS Wants to Verify Drones, Devices are What They Say They Are

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The call for technology is open until next May.

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FCC Says Bogus Traffic Overwhelmed Website After John Oliver Segment

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Multiple attacks slowed down the agency's commenting systems starting Sunday night, an FCC statement said.

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A Design Flaw in Slack and WhatsApp is Creating a Uniquely 21st-century Etiquette Problem

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In the digital era, the single most precious resource we have is our attention.

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Microsoft Is Trying Desperately to Get Into Schools—But Google Has Already Won This Fight

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Educators’ preference for Google is reflected in sales numbers.

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The Military is Using Human Brain Waves to Teach Robots How to Shoot

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Without even realizing it, soldiers could soon be training robot sharpshooters to take their jobs.

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France’s Macron Hack Likely By Same Russian Group That Hit DNC, Sources Say

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A growing list of indicators point to a hack squad associated with the Russian GRU.

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Bill to Aid Small Business Cyber Gets $6M Price Tag

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The bill would direct NIST to create cybersecurity resources for small companies of varying sizes.

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Hackers Target Travel Bookings System, Phish Google Users and Demand Ransom for Netflix Show

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Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

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Get Ready for Another Net Neutrality Rumble

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Senators also face a cyber-heavy schedule including a Russian election interference hearing.

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New Dems Urge OPM to Hire More Cyber Pros Without 4-Year Degrees

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Bachelor’s degrees aren’t required for many government cyber jobs, but new hires typically have them.

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Watchdog: Updated Census Could Face Problems In 2020

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Census hasn't updated its cost estimates since October 2015.

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