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cyberdefense

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McAfee, NIST partner to boost U.S. cyberdefenses

The partnership aims to bring more security experts together to boost the nation's infrastructure against cybercrime.

By April 15, 2013

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A virus for cyberdefense? Japan has something cooking

Fujitsu is said to be working on an active-defense virus amid growing cyberattacks against Japan--which also has a law forbidding the creation of computer viruses.

By January 4, 2012

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NSA's boot camp for cyberdefense

Air Force Capt. Mike Henson Henson explains to CNET what the annual Cyber Defense Exercise is about and what the military hopes to achieve.

By April 22, 2010

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Cyberdefenses are misdirected, report says

IT groups are finding it hard to prioritize defense strategies against cyberattacks because most don't have an Internet-wide view of the attacks, a SANS Institute report says.

By September 15, 2009

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NATO set to launch a cyberdefense center

Seven member countries sign an agreement to open a cyberdefense center in Estonia to try to to bolster their savvy in fending off crippling cyberattacks.

By May 14, 2008

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Ukrainian hackers claim takedown of NATO Web sites

A "significant" DDoS attack targeted NATO sites but did not affect the integrity of the organization's systems, a spokesperson says.

By March 16, 2014

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U.S. spy agency looking to train students in cyber ops

New college program accredited by National Security Agency to prepare students for future careers in cyber operations.

By May 22, 2012

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Chinese Army linked to hacks of U.S. companies, agencies

Security researcher hired by New York Times says an "overwhelming percentage" of hacks originate from a 12-story building in Shanghai associated with the Chinese military.

By February 18, 2013

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Chinese military warns of U.S. cyberwar threat

The official newspaper Liberation Army Daily says China must beef up its online defenses and create a "strong Internet army," lest the U.S. seize the high ground.

By June 16, 2011

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Study finds support for presidential Net 'kill switch'

Majority of participants in Unisys survey favor giving president authority to control or "kill" portions of the Internet in the event of a malicious cyberattack.

By October 27, 2010