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Israeli Company Opens Cybersecurity Center In Maryland

A joint venture between Israeli cybersecurity experts and the State of Maryland has resulted in the opening of a new cyber training center, nearly a year after the project began following Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s 2016 visit to Israel. Read more

Top Cybersecurity Firm Targeted By Hackers

Cybersecurity firms are paid to protect their clients from hackers. But what happens when they’re the target? Read more

Inside The $5.3B Scheme To Infiltrate Your Work Email

Attempts at cyber wire fraud globally, via emails purporting to be from trusted business associates, surged in the last seven months of 2016, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a warning to businesses. Read more

In Israel, Teaching Kids Cyber Skills Is A National Mission

Beit Shemesh, Israel – In some Israeli schools, fourth-graders learn computer programming while gifted 10th-graders take after-school classes in encryption tactics, coding and how to stop malicious hacking. The country even has two new kindergartens that teach computer skills and robotics. Read more

Analysis: Surreal US Cyber Diplomacy

Bizarre became surreal this week when the Obama administration expelled 35 Russian diplomats and closed two central Russian facilities in the US in response to Russian cyber interference in the US election, and Russia responded with New Year’s invitations to US diplomats’ children. Read more

Wave of Cybersecurity Breaches Is No Surprise

Brian Krebs does not use heroin, but sometimes people send it to him anyway. The 43-year-old Alabama native writes Krebs on Security, a one-man operation focused on digital crime. Read more

Can We Secure The Internet of Things In Time To Prevent Another Cyber-Attack?

Can the world wide web survive the internet of things? It’s a question many are asking after a vast attack on US and European internet structure last week, likely led by “smart” DVR players and webcams, that has left the tech industry reeling. Read more

Major Weekend Cyberattack Was A Preview For Future Wars

The hacking that brought down websites in the United States and Europe on Friday seems to be the most extensive, sophisticated and ambitious attack of its kind the West has ever experienced. Read more

DHS Officials Are Coming To Israel To Discuss Cybersecurity

Israeli high-tech companies have prospered in the US. Israelis occupy key positions in high-tech giants from Silicon Valley to Boston’s Route 128. The US is the main market for Israeli technology companies. Read more

Entire US Political System ‘Under Hacking Attack’

It could have been a cold war drama. The world watched this week as accusations and counter-accusations were thrown by the American and Russian governments about documents stolen during a hack of the Democratic National Committee and the email account of Hillary Clinton’s campaign chair John Podesta. Read more