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This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: More Than Two-Thirds Of State Obamacare Systems Were Initially Rated As ‘High Risk’ For Security Problems

As the Obama administration raced to meet its self-imposed deadline for online health insurance markets, security experts working for the government worried that state computer systems could become a back door for hackers.

02/25/2014

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Maryland Signs Cybersecurity Agreement With NIST

Maryland officials have signed an agreement with the National Institute of Standards and Technology to more clearly define the development of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in the state.

02/18/2014

Medicare's top cybersecurity official says the Obama administration's health care website recently passed full security tests, easing her earlier concerns about vulnerabilities. (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Care Site Passes Newest Cyber Security Test

Medicare’s top cybersecurity official says the Obama administration’s health care website recently passed full security tests, easing her earlier concerns about vulnerabilities.

01/16/2014

U.S. and Chinese officials began formal discussions on cybersecurity Monday, kicking off four days of talks to build cooperation and broach issues that divide the two world powers. (Photo by Jessica Hromas/Getty Images)

US, China Continue Talks On Cybersecurity

U.S. and Chinese officials began formal discussions on cybersecurity Monday, kicking off four days of talks to build cooperation and broach issues that divide the two world powers.

07/08/2013

President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping take a walk at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage, Calif., on June 8, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama, Xi Walk Important Moment To ‘Deepen Their Personal Relationship’

It may not have been Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev’s Cold War walk by a frozen lake in Switzerland.

06/10/2013

President Barack Obama welcomes Chinese President Xi Jinping for their bilateral meeting at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage, California. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Raises Issues Of Cybersecurity, Economy In Summit

Opening a two-day summit, President Barack Obama drew attention to contentious economic and cybersecurity issues Friday night as he warmly received Chinese President Xi Jinping to a California desert estate for high-stakes talks.

06/07/2013

A solid majority of consumers are wary of allowing marketers to use their personal data, but an even larger majority (79 percent) are willing to provide personal information to a “trusted brand," and 65 percent of consumers rarely or never read a website's privacy policy before making a purchase.   (credit: Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

Top Government Spy Agency Seeks High School Computer Hackers

Bored with classes? Carnegie Mellon University and one of the government’s top spy agencies want to interest high school students in a game of computer hacking.

03/16/2013

Analysts at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) prepare for Cyber Storm III during a media session at their headquarters in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 24, 2010. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

DC Government Employees Not Yet Offered Cybersecurity Training

Leaders from across the District of Columbia municipal government gathered last April for a summit on cybersecurity, where they agreed in writing on the need to improve computer safety training for its workers.

03/05/2013

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Obama Administration Announces Plans To Fight Growing Threat Of Cyber Thefts

The Obama administration announced new efforts Wednesday to fight the growing theft of American trade secrets, a broad but relatively restrained response to a rapidly emerging global problem that was brought into sharp focus this week by fresh evidence linking cyberstealing to China’s military.

02/20/2013

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testifies before the House Homeland Security Committee on July 25, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Napolitano: ‘We Need To Make It Easier For Companies To Share’ Info With Homeland

On the eve of the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said the federal government and the private sector must improve the way they share information to help prevent and respond to cyber threats.

09/10/2012