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Top Cybersecurity Strategies for Financial Advisors in 2021 11/02/2020 12:00am • Cybersecurity is like a virus that keeps evolving. Just when you think you've built a defense against one form of attack, cybercriminals evolve to invade your system from another point of entry. Now, with a human virus forcing financial advisors and their firms to work increasingly remote, the risk Exclusive: Nukes, malware and bots: US intelligence races to stay ahead of adversaries Exclusive: Nukes, malware and bots: US intelligence races to stay ahead of adversaries 02/18/2020 04:17am • Before the first rays of sunlight peek over the horizon in D.C., Deirdre Walsh is on her way to the sprawling, 40 -acre Liberty Crossing complex, in McLean, Virginia, that houses the Office of Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and several of the 16 intelligence agencies it oversees. I FBI intensifies efforts to prevent 2020 election interference FBI intensifies efforts to prevent 2020 election interference 10/24/2019 08:37pm • The FBI issued a warning Thursday to everyone from presidential candidates to large companies and private citizens about foreign influence operations that are aimed at manipulating the 2020 elections. The 2020 threat on the heels of the 2016 Russian election-meddling operation is one of t How to keep your personal information safe online during the holidays How to keep your personal information safe online during the holidays 11/22/2018 09:39pm • WASHINGTON As you travel or shop with your smartphone, tablet or laptop, make sure you're not giving others a gift of your personal information. This time of year can bring an increase in cyberthreats to your computerized devices, according to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Age Exclusive: Terrorism, cyber-intrusions worry key Justice Dept. official Exclusive: Terrorism, cyber-intrusions worry key Justice Dept. official 10/26/2017 05:10am • WASHINGTON Besieged by nearly daily revelations about Russian meddling in American politics, North Koreas constant threats to incinerate the country with nuclear weapons, an opioid epidemic and rampant leaks from within the government, the Deputy Attorney General at the Department of Justice Could Your Hospital Data Be Breached? 05/09/2017 08:00pm • It could be malicious hacking in search of sensitive health information. It could be careless handling of a laptop containing data from a doctor's office. It could be a hospital insider or savvy outsider using patient information to fraudulently obtain medical care or prescription drugs. In March a U.S. News Healthcare of Tomorrow 2016 Conference Recap 11/07/2016 07:00pm • Hospital executives and health care industry experts gathered in the nation's capital Nov. 2-4 to take part in the fourth annual U.S. News & World Report health care forum, rebranded this year into the Healthcare of Tomorrow Conference. "The new name underscores the industry's commitment to deve White House says it has addressed computer threat 10/28/2014 11:40pm • DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House says it has taken steps to address suspicious activity detected on its unclassified computer network.No details were released on who may have been responsible or when the activity occurred.A White House official says "activity of NSA reviewing official's part-time private work 10/17/2014 05:40pm • KEN DILANIAN AP Intelligence Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Security Agency says it is reviewing its decision to allow a top official to work part time for a cybersecurity firm that is pitching its services to the financial sector.NSA's Chief Technical Officer, Patrick Dowd, was given permis FBI investigating reports of attacks on US banks 08/29/2014 07:28am • NEW YORK (AP) -- The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions.A report on Bloomberg.com said Wednesday that the FBI is investigating an incident in which Russian hackers attacked the U Premier FBI cybersquad in Pittsburgh to add agents 08/19/2014 06:10pm • JOE MANDAK Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The FBI's premier cybersquad has focused attention on computer-based crime in recent months by helping prosecutors charge five Chinese army intelligence officials with stealing trade secrets from major companies and by snaring a Russian-led hacking ring Former NSA chief defends cybersecurity venture 08/05/2014 07:50pm • KEN DILANIAN AP Intelligence Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Even in an era when former officials routinely profit from business ventures linked to their public service, recently retired National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander raised eyebrows when he disclosed he is working on patents for what he c Report: Chinese hackers hit US personnel networks 07/11/2014 05:48pm • WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the Office of Personnel Management earlier this year with the intention of accessing the files of tens of thousands of federal employees who had applied for top-secret security clearances, according to The New York Times.Senior U After Verizon, Germany mulls axing foreign tech 06/27/2014 09:31am • BERLIN (AP) -- First Verizon got the boot, now the German government is considering pulling the plug on foreign companies that provide hardware for official communication networks.An Interior Ministry spokesman says Germany is examining which devices can be used if it wants to keep critical IT infra US charges Chinese officials in cyberspying case 05/20/2014 04:32am • ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Accusing China of vast business spying, the United States charged five military officials on Monday with hacking into U.S. companies to steal vital trade secrets in a case intensifying already-rising tensions between the international economic giants.T
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