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With Gratitude, Milestone Hit: Cybersecurity News Turns 1

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 | 12:02 PM Leave a comment Go to comments

As the House Judiciary and Oversight committees both take to the cybersecurity debate with hearings on the Hill today, not far away, Cybersecurity News is holding its own little cyber soiree.

With much gratitude, Cybersecurity News marks its first anniversary.  Thank you to all subscribers, readers, followers and friends for providing motivation and support, as well as news tips and tweets on the latest technology and security happenings over the past year.

Cheers to future endeavors!

…And until next time, check out the following cybersecurity news headlines:

Lawmakers express optimism, concerns over White House cybersecurity plan (National Journal)

Homemade cyberweapon similar to Stuxnet worries feds (Washington Times)

Sen. Leahy introduces update to digital privacy law (The Hill)

DARPA seeks more resilient cloud infrastructure (InformationWeek)

DHS cybersecurity official to resign (National Journal)

Tighter defense budget may mean tighter cybersecurity (NextGov)

US reserves right to respond militarily to cyber attack, says White House (FierveGovIT)

AusCERT 2011: NASA not immune to cyber attack (ComputerWorld)

DHS plans expansion of cybersecurity workforce by 50 percent (Federal Times)

INTERNATIONAL ISSUES:

UK finally ratifies Cybercrime Convention during Obama visit (UK Register)

Norway army says faced cyber attack after Libya bombing (AFP)

India, US to discuss counterterrorism, cybersecurity (Huffington Post)

US, Japan companies collaborate on smart grid project in Hawaii (Renew Grid)

Israel to create cyber defense force (Arutz Sheva)

Ukraine initiates cyber attack protection meeting with NATO (Ukrainian Radio)

Cyber attacks target news websites in Istanbul (Bianet)

BUSINESS BUZZ:

Sony faces new waves of cyber attacks in Greece, Southeast Asia (Kyodo)

FCC sets up website to educate small businesses on cybersecurity (InfoSecurity)

CGI awarded $34 M task order to assist EPA with cybersecurity (Press Release)

CompTIA releases Second Annual Government IT Purchase Plans study (Press Release)

Codenomicon acquires Clarified Networks (Press Release)

Camber Corp’s acquisition strengthens cybersecurity offerings (Washington Tech)

EVENTS:

IDGA Cyber Warfare & Security Summit (June 27-29)

CIO Utilities Summit announces session on smart grid security (June 12-14)

CSIS Global Security Forum 2011: The Future of War (June 8 )

Cloud Computing Expo: New York (June 6-9)

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