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U.S. Tech Industry Appeals to Obama to Keep Hands Off Encryption
Security

U.S. Tech Industry Appeals to Obama to Keep Hands Off Encryption

The companies say new policies would weaken increasingly sophisticated encryption systems designed to protect consumers' privacy.
The Surprising Sleep Habits of the Rich and Famous (Infographic)
Sleep

The Surprising Sleep Habits of the Rich and Famous (Infographic)

From Richard Branson to Barack Obama, Leonardo da Vinci to Wolfgang Mozart, the sleep schedules of these bigwigs are anything but naptime wishes and caviar dreams. They're just plain bizarre.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Unknown Hacking Group Pulls $300 Million International Bank Heist
Cyber Security

Unknown Hacking Group Pulls $300 Million International Bank Heist

With threat concerns at an all-time high, a Russian cybersecurity firm's investigation uncovered a large scale financial hack attack.
Nina Zipkin
Obama Heads to Silicon Valley to Discuss Hacking Threats With CEOs
Security

Obama Heads to Silicon Valley to Discuss Hacking Threats With CEOs

The aim is to build support for beefing up cyber security laws in the wake of massive hacks at Target Corp, Sony Corp and Anthem Inc.
U.S. to Establish New Cybersecurity Agency
Security

U.S. to Establish New Cybersecurity Agency

A senior Obama official says the new agency will monitor cybersecurity threats, pooling and analyzing information on a spectrum of diffuse risks.
Obama Seeks $14 Billion to Boost U.S. Cybersecurity Defenses
Cyber Security

Obama Seeks $14 Billion to Boost U.S. Cybersecurity Defenses

The goal is to better protect federal and private networks from hacking threats.
What Obama's Proposed Anti-Hacking Legislation Means for Entrepreneurs
Cyber Attacks

What Obama's Proposed Anti-Hacking Legislation Means for Entrepreneurs

Law seeks to create a unified, federal breach-notification standard that would streamline the requirements for companies in the face of a breach.
Alicia Gilleskie
Does President Obama's Bid to Bolster Cyber Security Go Far Enough?
Cyber Security

Does President Obama's Bid to Bolster Cyber Security Go Far Enough?

Executives from IBM, Intel, Tanium, Exabeam, and FireEye offer their thoughts on President Obama's bid to bolster cyber security efforts.
Michal Lev-Ram
With Obama Interviews, Three YouTube Stars Are About to Get a Lot More Famous
Celebrities

With Obama Interviews, Three YouTube Stars Are About to Get a Lot More Famous

Bethany Mota, GloZell and Hank Green will host one-on-one interviews with the president next week following his State of the Union address.
Geoff Weiss
In Praise of Night Owls: 4 Successful People Who Sleep Little
Sleep

In Praise of Night Owls: 4 Successful People Who Sleep Little

Science tells us that many of us need more sleep to succeed but that certainly isn't true for everyone.
Larry Alton
Legal Center

To Fight Hackers, Obama Wants Companies to Share Threats

The U.S. president is expected to announce a renewed push for cybersecurity legislation after recent headline-grabbing hacks against companies like Sony Pictures and Home Depot.
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Obama to Propose New Laws to Protect Consumer Data, Privacy
Security

Obama to Propose New Laws to Protect Consumer Data, Privacy

The laws are aimed at protecting Americans and the trail of data they leave on smart phones, computers and other devices.
What Your Business Can Learn About Leveraging Big Data From Netflix, Eloqua and the 2008 Election
Big Data

What Your Business Can Learn About Leveraging Big Data From Netflix, Eloqua and the 2008 Election

Each of these companies used big data to get closer to its customers -- and to develop a successful strategy, according to LinkedIn's Russell Glass, author of The Big Data-Driven Business.
Russell Glass
U.S. Considers 'Proportionate' Response to Sony Hacking Attack
Sony

U.S. Considers 'Proportionate' Response to Sony Hacking Attack

The attack was an example of 'destructive activity with malicious intent that was initiated by a sophisticated actor,' a White House spokesperson said.