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Report: Nation state cyber conflict will become the norm

Low-intensity, Internet-enabled conflicts between nation states will become the rule, not the exception according to a report (pdf) issued Oct. 29 during Georgia Tech's Cybersecurity Summit.

Energy's unclassified cybersecurity program needs strengthening, IG says

An internal audit of the Energy Department's unclassified cybersecurity program found critical and high-risk vulnerabilites across many systems and networks tested, problems with access controls and web applications, and weaknesses in identifying and managing security features across systems.

FAA, industry form NextGen working group

A new working group comprised of the Federal Aviation Administration and  aviation industry members is taking on the task of equipping avionics with next-generation technology by a mandated deadline.

Pew: Cyberattacks will increase over the next decade

Cyberattacks are likely to increase in the next 10 years, but effective counter measures will minimize damage, a new study found.

18F director warns of reliance on requirements for gov't IT

Too often agencies are blindly checking a list of requirements rather than really thinking through how the technology they acquire or develop will serve the user, said Greg Godbout, executive director of the General Services Administration's innovation lab called 18F.

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Canada is considering beefing up surveillance laws to collect more information about its citizens, who travel abroad, and share it with international partners as a way to spot and prevent home-grown terrorism. But experts say there's no evidence that such methods can actually work.

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A group called "APT28" that's been collecting intelligence on defense and geopolitical issues is most likely sponsored by the Russian government, according to a new report by cybersecurity firm FireEye.