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DLT Solutions Wins SLED Software IDIQ Contract; Chris Wilkinson Quoted

Chris Wilkinson

DLT Solutions has been awarded a state, local and education (SLED) software indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract by Region 4 Education Service Center to enable SLED organizations to purchase solutions from the technology vendors included in the contract award, DLT announced on Thursday.

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Bryan Ware on DHS Cyber Vulnerability Notifications to Medical Sector

Bryan Ware

Bryan Ware, assistant director at the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), said DHS has transmitted to the medical industry hundreds of tailored cyber vulnerability notifications since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tonya Ugoretz: FBI Sees Significant Rise in Cyber Threats Related to COVID-19

Tonya Ugoretz

Tonya Ugoretz, deputy assistant director of the FBI’s cyber division, said at least 20,000 reports of malicious emails, scams and other cyber threats related to the COVID-19 pandemic have been lodged this year with the bureau’s internet crime complaint center. She noted that nation-state actors continue to target U.S. health care institutions performing research into treatments and vaccines against the disease.

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Defense One: CSIS Target of Russia-Linked APT Hacking Group

A hacking group linked to the Kremlin has targeted the Center for Strategic and International Studies and several other Washington think tanks that conduct research into Russia’s policy initiatives, Defense One reported Monday. Patrick Tucker writes that Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder and chief technology officer of security firm CrowdStrike, told Defense One the company …

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Washington Post: Hackers Stole DNC Research Data on Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump

The Democratic National Committee has experienced a data breach that committee officials and security professionals say was conducted by state-sponsored hackers in Russia to steal research data on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Ellen Nakashima writes the hackers gained unauthorized access to the computer network …

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Bloomberg: FBI, FireEye Begin Probe on Anthem Cyber Attack

The FBI is collaborating with FireEye to investigate the cyber attack on healthcare provider Anthem Inc. perpetrated by what U.S. government officials believe to be state-sponsored hackers based in China, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Michael Riley and Jordan Robertson write the data breach compromised Social Security numbers, birthdates and email addresses of 80 …

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Profile: Steven Chabinsky, CrowdStrike Chief Risk Officer

Steven Chabinsky serves as senior vice president of legal affairs and chief risk officer for CrowdStrike, where he advises the company on cyber, legal, privacy and reputation-related issues involving product development and execution. Before joining the company, he served as deputy assistant director in the FBI‘s cyber division and led …

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