Tag Archives: Commerce Department

Cyber Coordinator Says Intel Agencies Will Keep Businesses in Loop about Cyber Threats

The White House’s cybersecurity coordinator said the administration will provide universities and private companies with information about cyber threats from the nation’s law enforcement and intelligence agencies. “I think we all recognize that the government has unique access to information,” said White House cyber guru Howard Schmidt at a Washington …

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Report: NASA is a Social Media ‘Genius’

A new report ranking public sector, industry and advocacy organizations on their adoption of social media and digital savvy found that some government organizations – archaic reputations notwithstanding – are actually geniuses when it comes to new media. The report, commissioned by New York University’s Scott Galloway and George Washington …

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Report: Commerce Dept. Cybersecurity is Inadequate

Intellectual property crime in the cyber age has long been a concern, with one notable estimate putting the loss by American business at $1 trillion. However, a new report by the Commerce Department’s inspector general suggests the agency tasked with promoting economic growth needs to secure its own networks as …

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Obama Admin. Wants Internet-privacy Watchdog

The Wall Street Journal reports the Obama administration will announce a new “stepped-up” strategy for dealing with online privacy, including a privacy watchdog, when the Commerce Department releases a new report in the coming weeks. The news comes just a few weeks after the White House announced the creation of …

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