Russians Also Tried to Hack Republican National Committee, and Failed

The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that, according to anonymous U.S. officials (who are still driving the entire “election hacking” story with unsubstantiated leaks, on a daily basis), Russian hackers tried to hit the Republican National Committee as well as the Democrats, but were foiled by superior RNC security.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is seen on the television at the Republican National Committee (RNC) before a news conference about the GOP's success on Election Night, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Israel’s Desert Blooms With Cyber-City Development

TEL AVIV – No other country on earth has successfully integrated private, academic, government and military cyber-expertise as Israel has done in its new cyber-city blossoming in the desert, a new report by the Washington Post claims.

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What Israel Could Teach the U.S. about Cybersecurity

Yahoo reports:  The first day of the recent CyberTech 2016 conference on cybersecurity in Tel Aviv, Yuval Steinitz, Israel’s minister of national infrastructure, energy and water resources, dramatically demonstrated the urgency of the matter at hand: He admitted that the state electric

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Obama Introduces National Hacker-Defense Plan

President Barack Obama signed two executive orders on Tuesday about cybersecurity and described his Cybersecurity National Action Plan in a Wall Street Journal op-ed. Critics will wonder why many of the ideas in the National Action Plan were not implemented years or

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Israel’s Cyber Sector Blooms In The Desert

BEERSHEBA (AFP) — A modern metropolis rising from Israel’s Negev desert stands on the front-line of a global war against hacking and cyber crime, fulfilling an ambition of the country’s founding father. David Ben-Gurion famously said he wanted to make

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Rep. Justin Amash Seeks to Stop Intrusive Cybersecurity Legislation Slipped into Omnibus Bill

There are many problems with funding our gigantic, intrusive federal government by passing gigantic omnibus bills in a blind year-end panic, as has become customary in decadent Washington, D.C. One problem is that voters don’t know what their “representatives” have slipped into those gruesome trillion-dollar pork sausages. Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) is trying to repeal a controversial cybersecurity law that slipped under America’s nose in the omnibus package, despite public unease about similar measures in the past.

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