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North Korea Responsible for Sony Hack, According to the FBI

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The FBI directly accused North Korea of the hacking attack at Sony Pictures. According to the New York Times, this is the first time our government has accused leaders of a foreign nation of a cyberattack in the US. The President is scheduled to address the nation at 1:30 p.m.… Read More

New York State Encourages Banks to Make Cybersecurity Key Part of Risk Management Strategy

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New York state is updating its IT examination procedures for banks to specifically focus on cybersecurity. An internal state Department of Financial Services (DFS) memo describes a comprehensive set of 12 new questions and 11 new topics which financial institutions operating on state charters or licenses will have to address for regulatory approval. Read More