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SEC Wants Public Disclosure of Incidents

Companies have remained mum on all things related to cybersecurity for quite a long time, but that may soon change
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DoE Creates Cybersecurity Office

Government wants to get even closer to cybersecurity as the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response (CESER) ended
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Oil Spill Tax Reinstated

Oil companies will have to pay a tax to fund oil spill cleanups after Congress signed a new budget. At
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DHS Grants to Boost Security Research

Seven organizations earned $5,643,466 in federal money to develop new tools to arm researchers with the latest insight and an
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Fatal Workplace Accidents on Rise

There were 5,190 workplace fatalities in 2016, a 7 percent increase from 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’
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Understanding Blockchain: Report

Blockchain is the new topic hitting the security environment, but just what is it all about? In an effort to
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Innovations Wanted: First Responder Technologies

The NextGen First Responder Technologies program is looking for innovations in fields such as protective clothing, wearable technology and situational
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MS Makes Plan Gulf Spill Funds

The Mississippi State Senate is working on a plan to reserve oil spill settlement money for use on projects along
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Oil, Gas Drilling Proposed off U.S. Coastline

Almost the entire U.S. coastline from Alaska to New England, with the exception of Florida, would be opened to offshore
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Oil Spill Cleanup Tax Expires

A tax on oil companies that generated hundreds of millions of dollars annually for federal oil-spill response efforts expired. The
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