Survey Finds Americans More Concerned About Cybersecurity Than Terrorism and More

May 9, 2012
Cyber Security
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Here are today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news:

  • The Missile Defense Agency has issued a request for proposals for a new methods to identify counterfeit electronics. More here.
  • The Federal Bureau warns travelers not to update software on hotel wireless networks due to the risk of fake or malicious update messages. More here.
  • The Department of Defense‘s National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2) released a mobile app for Android called Positive Activity Jackpot to help service members adjust to civilian life. More here.
  • The House of Representatives cut $126 million from the National Security Agency‘s Cross-Agency Support budget yesterday and transferred the funds to the Department of Justice. More here.
  • A Departrment of Homeland Security conference discussed vulnerabilities in industrial control systems (ICS) and supervisory control and acquisition systems (SCADA). More here.
  • A recent survey found that more Americans want a presidential candidate that prioritizes cybersecurity than terrorism. More here.

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