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Vulnerability Forces OPM to Pull Background Check System Offline

The Office of Personnel Management announced yesterday that it is temporarily suspending the system it uses to conduct government background checks.

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Apple Patches Dozens of Flaws in iOS 8.4, OS X 10.10.4

Apple has released new versions of iOS and OS X, both of which include a significant number of security patches, several for bugs that can lead to remote code execution and other serious issues. 33 more words

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Securing Critical Infrastructure

Protecting the Industrial Internet of Things from cyberthreats is a national priority.

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Amazon Releases S2N TLS Crypto Implementation to Open Source

Amazon’s home grown TLS implementation called s2n (signal to noise) was released to open source. s2n is a mere 6,000 lines of code and will be integrated into a number of Amazon Web Services. 14 more words

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Infosec Announces 3.6% Growth on 2014

Europe’s largest information security conference, Infosecurity Europe, has announced that 2015 attendance figures were 3.6% higher than the previous year.

The conference and exhibition saw 15,614 information security professionals attend Olympia, London over three days. 822 more words

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Cyber UL Could Become Reality Under Leadership of Hacker Mudge

One of the longstanding problems in security–and the software industry in general–is the lack of any universally acknowledged authority on quality and reliability. But the industry moved one step closer to making such a clearinghouse a reality this week when Peiter Zatko, a longtime researcher and hacker better known as Mudge in security circles, announced […] 14 more words

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Cisco 'Everywhere': Networking Giant To Buy OpenDNS For $635 Million

OpenDNS, which provides threat intelligence via a software-as-a-service offering, expected to enhance Cisco’s existing cloud security offerings.

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