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My Insurance/Credit Card/Store Just Got Hacked, What Should I Do?

It seems hardly a week goes by before the morning news brings the announcement that another major company has suffered a data breach. This week it is the health care company Anthem that has been breached. In this instance some 80 million...  [Read More]

Cybersecurity and the 2015 State of the Union Address

In last week’s State of the Union address, President Obama called for a number of legislative actions related to cybersecurity. This is not surprising in light of the recent hacks of Sony, Target, and others. President Obama also called for cybersecurity legislation...  [Read More]

White House cyber breach – Is Anything Safe?

One would assume that the most important residence, the most important government facility, the most important person in the United States, perhaps the world – would have the most secure digital network on the planet. It would be the ultimate example of...  [Read More]

Congress Takes Action on Cyber Bill

It’s a bit of a rarity these days when Congress is able to compromise on legislation. However, on July 28 the House passed H.R. 3693, a bill known as the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2014. Passed by a...  [Read More]

International Connections?

The evidence has been growing to implicate the Chinese government for cyber attacks in various parts of the world, especially against the US. Not long ago several Chinese individuals were indicted by the US government for cyber crimes against American organizations. This...  [Read More]