The new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will be able to gather intelligence across multiple sectors of government during a crisis, reports The Washington Post.
A police raid of a Gizmodo editor's home as part of an investigation into Apple's missing prototype 4G iPhone raises questions about trade secrets, journalism, and the First Amendment. CNET correspondent Declan McCullagh, center, moderates panel at Stanford University's Innovation Journalism conference on June 7 asking whether Gizmodo, Apple, or law enforcement crossed the line. Panelists from left to right: Paul Saffo, technology forecaster; Roger Myers, media attorney who represented CBS Interactive in effort to unseal Gizmodo documents; Jennifer Granick, Electronic Frontier Foundation attorney; William Coats, litigator who has represented clients including Lucasfilm and DVDCCA on intellectual property cases.
New Web site offers information, tools and insights from McAfee on the state of online security.
New product moves beyond signature-based protection to analyze instant-messaging traffic for unknown worms and other pests.
Spearheaded by IMlogic, the center is the first dedicated to protecting users of instant-messaging and peer-to-peer applications.
As in the United States, many in the tech sector are tuned to the trend of moving jobs overseas.
The Terrorist Threat Integration Center promises to be a mammoth data-collection project compiling information collected domestically by police and internationally by spy agencies.
Attorney General Janet Reno urged Congress to approve a $1.1 billion to fight the threat of online terrorism. President Clinton asked for the extra funds as part of a plan to tighten security at airports and federal buildings. Reno said the money would double FBI agents assigned to counterterrorism, create a computer investigations and threat assessment center, and expand the number of U.S. attorneys responsible for prosecuting terrorism cases, according to Reuters.