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Top Ten Internet Law Developments Of 2013

A look back at the Internet law highlights of 2013:<p><b>#10: Copyright Defendants Get High-Stakes Wins.</b> 2013 saw several copyright defendants win long-running litigation affairs–and potentially crack open new markets, including (1) Google’s stirring win in its nearly decade-long Google Books litigation, …

Health care industry to ready itself for simulated attack exercise "CyberRX"

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in partnership with major health care companies, will conduct the industry's first wide …

Cybersecurity

Hack Us. Pretty Please? | Inc.com

Want to earn a quick $100,000?<p>Wickr, the encrypted-messaging app, announced Wednesay that it would pay up to that amount to anyone who points out a vulnerability in its app that "substantially affects the confidentiality or integrity of user data." Take that, Snapchat.<p>It's a new offer as part of …

Security

Malware: More Hype Than Reality

Sure, malware exists, but is it really as bad as the news suggests?<p>In any given year, there are approximately 100 shark attacks worldwide. Of those …

Business Technology

William Pietri's answer to What are the early symptoms that a startup is going to fail?

• <b>No demonstrated user need.</b> For example, consider 3D movies and TV. If you ask people why they sometimes prefer stage to screen, nobody ever says, …

VC deal activity hits highest mark since dot-com boom

It may feel a little frothy out there in startup land. And a new report out from CB Insights shows just what’s going on.<p>Venture capital deal activity …

Senate Commerce panel approves cybersecurity bill

The Senate Commerce Committee unanimously approved an industry-backed bill aimed at boosting the nation's cybersecurity on Tuesday, paving the way …

The World's Biggest Data Breaches, Visualized

It sometimes feels like there's a big data breach in the news every week—but some are far worse than others. This data visulization shows the world's …

Key security metrics revealed - Help Net Security

A new Ponemon Institute study examined the key risk-based security metrics IT security managers used most frequently to gauge the effectiveness of …

Defending an Open, Global, Secure, and Resilient Internet

This CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force warns that "escalating attacks on countries, companies, and individuals, as well as pervasive criminal …

Cybersecurity

Cybercrime costing economy up to $500B a year, study finds

Real-world losses due to cybercrime add up to between $100 billion and $500 billion globally, and more than 500,000 jobs in the U.S. alone, according to report commissioned by McAfee.<p>Cybercrimes cost the global economy up to $500 billion annually, and can potentially result in the loss of 500,000 …

World Economy

Cybercrime is One-Tenth the Problem It Once Was

New estimates suggest cybercrime costs $100 billion, not $1 trillion. This should change policy and business strategy, but will it?<p>“It’s been estimated that last year alone cyber criminals stole intellectual property from businesses worldwide worth up to $1 trillion,” said President Obama in his …

Intellectual Property

Cybercrime costs U.S. economy up to $140 billion annually, report says

Cyberattacks may be draining as much as $140 billion and half a million jobs from the U.S. economy each year, according to a new study that splashes water on a previous estimate of $1 trillion in annual losses.<p>“That’s our best guess,” said James Andrew Lewis, the director of the technology and …

Cyber Attacks Are America's Top Security Threat. That’s Better News Than It Sounds

A new report lists cyber attacks as the greatest threat to U.S. security. Here's why you shouldn't be too worried.<p>Cyber attacks are the top threat facing the United States, according to a report that the Director of National Intelligence published this week. That is <i>new.</i> Most national threats of …

Cyber security spending in critical infrastructure to hit $46 billion - Help Net Security

The digitization of critical infrastructures has provided substantial benefits in terms of socio-economic developments – improved productivity, …

Lloyds: Cybersecurity is the No. 3 Global Business Threat

The index – a survey of more than 500 of the world’s most senior business leaders – noted that cybersecurity is firmly at the top of the agenda for …

Cloud Strategists Weigh In: Top Trends in Cloud Computing

What are the top trends in cloud computing today? We asked some of the cloud professionals in attendance at our recent RightScale Compute conference …

New Gaping Security Holes Found Exposing Servers

Researcher HD Moore so far has discovered around 300,000 servers online at serious risk of hacker takeover<p>Looks like you've hit your article limit. …

Information Security

European PRISM anger gains momentum with fresh cloud warnings and data threats

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>There’s no stopping the slew of PRISM reactions coming out of Europe, and they’re getting more serious by the day. Yesterday …

Bug Bounty Programs More Cost-Effective Than Hiring Security Experts: Study

<b>In an analysis of bug bounty programs, a trio of academic researchers concluded that the programs were cheaper to run than hiring expert security</b> …

Cyber threats are now the third-biggest worry for CEOs, Lloyds survey reveals

Cyber risk has shot up in importance for company CEOs and senior executives, according to an Ipsos survey for Lloyds Risk Index 2013. Cyber risk is …

Private sector counters cyber attacks with insurance | Germany| News and in-depth reporting from Berlin and beyond | DW | 14.07.2013

Talk about perfect timing. "It was pure coincidence," Hartmut Mai said about his company's good fortune. Shortly after whistleblower Edward Snowden …

Nations Boost Cyber Defense Spending to Protect Critical Infrastructure

<b>As concerns mount about the possibility of a cyber-attack against critical infrastructure, countries are focusing on boosting their security spending</b> …

Crime hit record low but police warns of new breed of internet criminal

Crime has reached a record low despite cuts to police numbers but internet fraud is fuelling a new breed of criminal, figures revealed.<p>A total of 8.6 million offences were committed last year according to the official Crime Survey of England and Wales following a nine per cent fall.<p>It is the lowest …

Cybercrime and Cyber-Espionage Put $100 Billion Hit on U.S. Economy: Researchers

<b>A new study by McAfee and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) named a staggering figure as the true annual cost of malicious</b> …

Cyberattacks account for up to $1 trillion in global losses

A new report by McAfee shows that hacking and cybercrime is costing the global economy billions; however, it's not as bad as was previously reported.<p>While still costly, cyberattacks might not be depleting government cash at the rate previously thought.<p>A new joint report released Monday by security …

Cybersecurity

Global Cybercrime, Espionage Costs $100–$500 Billion Per Year

The security firm has worked with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), an international policy institution for defense and …

Learn more about Cybersecurity and how ISO 27001 can help

What is cybersecurity and how can ISO 27001 help?<p>Dejan Kosutic | October 25, 2011<p>Every time I speak to someone about cybersecurity I hear rather …