Posts Tagged ‘NSA’

Cisco Fixes Zero Day, other Vulnerabilities

Cisco cleared a bunch of vulnerabilities, including a Zero Day. The fixes focus on exploits released online by The Shadow
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After NSA, NIST Talks Cryptography

In a move to strengthen its cryptography efforts, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) needs to increase its
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K-State Center Earns Security Designation

Kansas State University’s cyber security center earned redesignation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Research.
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NC University Gains Security Designation

University of North Carolina at Charlotte gained re-designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Research
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NSA Creates Device Backdoors

The NSA has been targeting routers, servers and other computer network devices to plant backdoors, a researcher said. According to
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NIST Removes NSA Algorithm

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) removed the Dual Elliptic Curve Deterministic Random Bit Generator (Dual_EC_DRBG) from its
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Yahoo Now Encrypting Between Data Centers

Yahoo is now encrypting traffic flowing between its data centers. The move comes months after leaked documents revealed the government
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Security Pros Fret Attacks, not NSA

Yes, the NSA remains in the news along with Edward Snowden, but security professionals are living in the here and
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Cyber Attacks Top Threat to Nation

Cyber attacks as the greatest threat to U.S. national security, according to a survey released Monday. A cyber attack is
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Tor Traffic Skyrockets: Report

Tor traffic increased by 350 percent over the third quarter, a new report said. Although surging Tor usage may be
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