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 •  November 8

The CEO of Google’s Jigsaw project, which studies the implications of technology on geopolitics, told the 2017 Web Summit conference in Lisbon, Portugal, that wars of the future will be driven by their cyber elements. “I believe that all [future] wars are going to begin as cyber wars,” Jigsaw CEO Jared Cohen said on Tuesday. “And they’re not...

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 •  October 23

Under siege for letting their platforms be co-opted by Russian hackers during the 2016 election, Silicon Valley companies are learning what many businesses with interests in Washington have long known: It pays to have staff with government security clearances. Major players in technology are bolstering their workforces with former government...

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 •  September 23

A rash of recent high-profile cyber attacks has security experts scrambling to find solutions. “You cannot have an unrealistic set of expectations and believe your system will never be penetrated,” Michael Chertoff, former Secretary of Homeland Security under George W. Bush, told Yahoo Finance at the annual Concordia Summit in New York City. “You...

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 •  September 22

More WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security detected five "critical" cyber security weaknesses on the Securities and Exchange Commission's computers as of January 23, 2017, according to a confidential weekly report reviewed by Reuters. The report's findings raise fresh questions about a 2016 cyber breach into the U.S....

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 •  September 7

More Credit reporting company Equifax (NYSE:EFX) announced Thursday a cybersecurity data breach that could have impacted about 143 million U.S. consumers. The company said in a statement the unauthorized entry occurred mid-May through July 2017, as criminals “exploited U.S. website application vulnerability” to access files ranging from social...

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 •  August 1

More (Reuters) - Internet security company FireEye Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as the company benefited from its shift to a subscription and service-based model, sending its shares up 6.5 percent in after-market trading on Tuesday. FireEye, whose traditional business centered around the sale of hardware boxes, said...