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New Incident Response Demands Hit DoD Contractors

By Carolyn Casey

Starting this month, many Department of Defense (D0D) contractors will need super-charged cybersecurity incidence response capabilities. Final DoD cyber security incident response rules took effect on November 3, 2016. The new requirements finalize interim rules, and impose mandatory cyber incident reporting (IR) requirements on DoD contractors and subcontractors. The rules also implement new voluntary cyber incident information sharing mechanisms.

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Tags: cybersecurity, department of defense, incident-response,

 

Budding Mr./Ms. Robots Cyber Summer Camp Tales

By Carolyn Casey

As kids head back to school, classrooms are brimming with tall tales of how students spent their summer. In 2016, there’s a new kind of summer story with unique bragging rights. The “Mr. Robot” generation headed to cyber summer camps in larger numbers than ever before. The great hope is that the Cyber generation will help solve both law enforcement and corporate cyber challenges on the horizon. Young folks infatuated with computers, information and the digital future have bright career prospects if we show them the way.

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Tags: cybersecurity, digital investigation, forensics, gencyber,

 

The DOJ-Apple Showdown: Setting a Precedent for Mobile Security

By Kevin DeLong

A showdown between Apple Inc. and law enforcement agencies, which has been brewing for several months, came to a head this week when U.S. Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym signed off on a Department of Justice request to force Apple to unlock a passcode-protected iPhone belonging to Syed Farook, one of the two people who carried out last year’s mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif.

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Tags: apple, computer-forensics, cybersecurity, doj, fbi, obama, privacy, response, san bernadino, terror attack,