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Russia says in talks with U.S. to create cyber security working group: RIA

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Russia says in talks with U.S. to create cyber security working group: RIA

- MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow and Washington are in talks to create a joint cyber security working group, RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing Russia's special envoy on cyber security Andrey Krutskikh. Russia said last week that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had discussed forming a group on cyber security.. Reporting by Denis Pinchuk; editing by Polina Devitt.
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The US' cyber warfare department may be splitting from the NSA

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The US' cyber warfare department may be splitting from the NSA

- It sounds as though the United States' Cyber Command will break off from the National Security Agency and be more aligned with the military in the future. The move would "eventually" cleave Cyber Command from the intelligence-focused NSA and instead align it more with the military, according to the Associated Press. "The goal is to give Cyber Command more autonomy, freeing it from any constraints that stem from working alongside the NSA," AP reports
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Grandparents, other extended relatives exempt from Trump travel ban, federal judge rules

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Grandparents, other extended relatives exempt from Trump travel ban, federal judge rules

- Grandparents and other extended relatives are exempt from President Trump’s travel ban, a federal judge in Hawaii declared late Thursday, again stopping the administration from implementing the president’s controversial executive order in the way that it wants. U.S. District Judge Derrick K. Watson wrote that the government’s “narrowly defined list” of who might be exempt was not supported by either the Supreme Court decision partially unfreezing the ban or by the law
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Chicago police to lead response to airport disturbances

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Chicago police to lead response to airport disturbances

- Police officers will take the lead in responding to disturbances at Chicago's two airports and the word "police" will be removed from the uniforms of non-police security officers, the aviation department announced Wednesday, responding to an April incident in which security officers dragged a passenger from a packed United Airlines flight. "We are confident that these actions are necessary to guide our department forward, while improving clarity for the aviation security officers," Commissioner Ginger Evans said in a news release
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Trump nominee for FBI head set to testify at confirmation hearing

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Trump nominee for FBI head set to testify at confirmation hearing

- Christopher A. Wray, President Trump’s nominee to head the FBI, told a Senate panel on Wednesday that his loyalty is to the Constitution and the rule of law. “If I am given the honor of leading this agency, I will never allow the FBI’s work to be driven by anything other than the facts, the law, and the impartial pursuit of justice
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Apple sets up China data center to meet new cybersecurity rules

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Apple sets up China data center to meet new cybersecurity rules

- Apple Inc on Wednesday said it is setting up its first data center in China, in partnership with a local internet services company, to comply with tougher cybersecurity laws introduced last month. The U.S. technology company said it will build the center in the southern province of Guizhou with data management firm Guizhou-Cloud Big Data Industry Co Ltd (GCBD). An Apple spokesman in Shanghai told Reuters the center is part of a planned $1 billion investment into the province
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Apple sets up China data center to meet new cybersecurity rules

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Apple sets up China data center to meet new cybersecurity rules

- BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc () has set up its first data center in China, in partnership with a local internet services company, to comply with tougher cybersecurity laws introduced by Beijing last month, it said on Wednesday. The U.S. company said it was setting up the facility in the southern province of Guizhou with data management firm Guizhou-Cloud Big Data Industry Co Ltd (GCBD)
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State Aims To Be A 'National Leader' In Cybersecurity Efforts

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State Aims To Be A 'National Leader' In Cybersecurity Efforts

- A cyber attack in Connecticut could tax emergency management systems to such an extent that the governor's "extraordinary powers may be the only option for relief," a state report on cyber security said Monday. From utilities to key Connecticut industries such as finance and military contractors, critical systems are vulnerable to computer hacking and data theft – "cyber aggression," the report calls it – that could lead to financial reversals, fines and penalties and major distractions from conducting business
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State Unveils Cyber Security Strategy

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State Unveils Cyber Security Strategy

- Governor Dannel Malloy wants to do more to protect residents and businesses in Connecticut from cyber-attacks. On Monday Malloy announced a new cyber security strategy, a seven-principle approach to safety on the web. "Sixty-five percent of our work is spent dealing with cyber security issues," Malloy said. The governor said hackers find the state appealing because of data-rich assets like aerospace, security and health businesses
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Kremlin: Trump and Putin discussed creating cybersecurity group

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Kremlin: Trump and Putin discussed creating cybersecurity group

- Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters in a phone call Monday that during their meeting at the G20 summit, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin did indeed discuss the possibility of creating a cybersecurity group -- confirming Trump's tweets about it on Sunday. rump tweeted, "Putin & I discussed forming an impenetrable Cyber Security unit so that election hacking, & many other negative things, will be guarded
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The life and death of Trump's 'cyber security unit' plan with Putin

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The life and death of Trump's 'cyber security unit' plan with Putin

- Washington (CNN)Donald Trump's plan to work with Russia's Vladimir Putin on cybersecurity died an unceremonious death, ending in under 140 characters roughly 12 hours after the US President last defended it. The abrupt move signaled once again that Trump has no qualms about changing his mind when a policy position brings the White House critical coverage, and in the process undermining some of his top staff and Cabinet members
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Trump backing off idea of ‘cyber security unit’ with Russia

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Trump backing off idea of ‘cyber security unit’ with Russia

- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appears to be backing away from the idea of working with Russia to create a "cyber security unit" to guard against election hacking. rump tweeted Sunday morning about discussing such a unit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Yet it's Russia that U.S. intelligence officials blame for meddling in last year's election. Widespread ridicule greeted Trump's tweet
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Trump backing off idea of 'cyber security unit' with Russia

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Trump backing off idea of 'cyber security unit' with Russia

- President Donald Trump appears to be backing away from the idea of working with Russia to create a "cyber security unit" to guard against election hacking. rump tweeted Sunday morning about discussing such a unit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Yet it's Russia that U.S. intelligence officials blame for meddling in last year's election. Widespread ridicule greeted Trump's tweet. Republican Sen
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Trump’s plan to work with Putin on cybersecurity makes no sense. Here’s why.

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Trump’s plan to work with Putin on cybersecurity makes no sense. Here’s why.

- President Trump announced Sunday on Twitter that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin were talking about forming an “impenetrable Cyber Security unit” to prevent election hacking in the future. Putin & I discussed forming an impenetrable Cyber Security unit so that election hacking, & many other negative things, will be guarded. Other U.S. politicians, including Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla
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Trump backing off of ‘cyber security unit’ with Russia

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Trump backing off of ‘cyber security unit’ with Russia

- Washington — President Donald Trump appears to be backing away from the idea of working with Russia to create a “cyber security unit” to guard against election hacking. rump tweeted Sunday morning about discussing such a unit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Yet it’s Russia that U.S. intelligence officials blame for meddling in last year’s election. Widespread ridicule greeted Trump’s tweet
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Trump backing off idea of 'cyber security unit' with Russia

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Trump backing off idea of 'cyber security unit' with Russia

- President Donald Trump appears to be backing away from the idea of working with Russia to create a "cyber security unit" to guard against election hacking. rump tweeted Sunday morning about discussing such a unit with Russian President . Yet it's Russia that U.S. intelligence officials blame for meddling in last year's election. Widespread ridicule greeted Trump's tweet. Republican Sen. of South Carolina calls it "pretty close" to the dumbest idea he's ever heard
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Trump backing off idea of ‘cyber security unit’ with Russia

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Trump backing off idea of ‘cyber security unit’ with Russia

- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appears to be backing away from the idea of working with Russia to create a “cyber security unit” to guard against election hacking. rump tweeted Sunday morning about discussing such a unit with Russian . Yet it’s Russia that U.S. intelligence officials blame for meddling in last year’s election. Widespread ridicule greeted Trump’s tweet. Republican Sen
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  • Security officer wounded outside of club following brawl, deputies say
    Security officer wounded outside of club following brawl, deputies say

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    COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A female security officer at a Broad River Road club opened fire on four men who wounded her following a fight outside the establishment, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department. Sheriff's department spokeswoman Lt. Brittany Jackamonis said the incident happened outside of Club Vault around 5 a.m. Monday when a fight broke out between a group of four black males
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National Security

  • National security adviser says Trump did not reveal ‘sources or methods’
    National security adviser says Trump did not reveal ‘sources or methods’

    , bostonglobe.com

    Top administration officials are denying a report that President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian officials during a meeting at the White House last week. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Trump discussed ‘‘the nature of specific threats’’ during the meeting, ‘‘but they did not discuss sources, methods or military operations.’’ National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster says, ‘‘At no time were any intelligence sources or methods discussed
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Surveillance

  • New surveillance photos released of man suspected in Upstate car wash data breach
    New surveillance photos released of man suspected in Upstate car wash data breach

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    SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) - We're getting a look at the suspect the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office believes may be behind a data breach at a Spartanburg County business, following the release of surveillance photos of the man. Whatta Wash Car Wash recently alerted customers that their personal information may have been compromised if they visited the car wash from February 20th, 2017 through March 2nd, 2017
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Advisers

  • The Latest: Security adviser: Ruling may cover all refugees
    The Latest: Security adviser: Ruling may cover all refugees

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a judge's decision on President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): The White House's homeland security adviser says Trump administration lawyers must take a close look at a federal judge's ruling that further weakened the president's travel ban, but it appears to be broad enough to "cover every refugee." Tom Bossert told reporters Friday that he doesn't believe that's the interpretation the Supreme Court intended when it allowed the travel ban to apply to anyone without a "bona fide relationship" with a person or an entity in the U
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  • Trump still doesn't seem to believe his intelligence agencies on Russia
    Trump still doesn't seem to believe his intelligence agencies on Russia

    , cnn.com

    The President declined to state definitively that Russia meddled in the 2016 US election Trump's skepticism of the intelligence community could have broader implications Nearly six months into his presidency, President Donald Trump declined yet again Thursday to state definitively that Russia meddled in the 2016 US election. Trump said it might have been Russia, but he raised the prospect that it could have been others, too, clashing with the US intelligence community's assessment that Russian intelligence agencies interfered
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Cyber security

  • Cyber security summer camp looks to spark interest, fill jobs
    Cyber security summer camp looks to spark interest, fill jobs

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    PORTLAND, Ore. -- Thousands of cyber security jobs are going unfilled in Oregon, all because high school and college students aren't getting the training they need. That's why all week, some Portland-area students are using their summer break to get a jump-start on that career with Cyber Security Summer Camp. The all-girls camp is at Lincoln High School. Twenty young women in high school, and some a few years older, are spending their summer investing in their future
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