Archives: July, 2014

Doug Bedell — July 7, 2014, 11:47 am

Privacy Groups Anxious Over a U.S. Cybersecurity Bill

Repercussions of Edward Snowden’s digital security – or insecurity – exploits keep bouncing around Washington. Now, Government Security News (GSN) reports, “a group of privacy organizations has written a letter to Congress saying that a newly released draft version of a bill, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014 (CISA), which aims to improve private […]

Doug Bedell — July 2, 2014, 10:26 am

Microsoft Goes After Hackers

Here, from, is a look behind the scenes as Microsoft battles malware operators in ways that are rattling security gurus. It’s messy out there!

Doug Bedell — July 1, 2014, 10:05 am

Security Guards Have Stressful Roles

Recruiting security officers can be challenging, for the image of the job is often far less than its reality. Security guards have often been spoofed in movies like “Mall Cop”. But “in reality,” notes Jim Gillece on Security magazine’s blog, “security officers are diligent, highly trained men and women who act as our country’s first […]