Category Archive: Cyber Security

May 26

Guest Blogger: Amy Hinojosa, CEO MANA. The Wrong Way to Protect Americans’ Privacy Online

For many years, the Federal Trade Commission has protected Americans on the internet with clear standards and strong enforcement against any unfair or deceptive practices online. The FTC is the lead federal consumer protection agency and has been a strong cop on the beat for our privacy. But in a classic case of the “law …

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May 24

Chicago Get Ready!! Emerging Tech Leaders’ Summit & Latinas Tech And Leaders Luncheon June 23rd -24th 2016.

Real Technology Leadership for the Next Generation Technology Professional   The Emerging Tech Leaders’ Summit is coming to Chicago Illinois, this tech event is an action-packed summit where ideas flow freely and innovation rules. Innovation is driving every major industry with rapid advances. What are the effects on our community? What are the issues and …

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Apr 20

Blumenthal wants to Stop Hackers from Working on our Cars?

The road to our connected future may be paved with good intentions, but it may not be secure enough to drive on. As reporter Andy Greenberg recently detailed in Wired, hackers were able to remotely disable a Jeep while he was driving it. In a country where car ownership and the freedom of the open road are …

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Apr 18

AT&T: White House Action on FCC’s Set- Top Box Proposal

“Independent regulatory agencies, by law, are supposed to make their decisions based on facts in the public record and not based on politics or pressure from the White House. Unfortunately, just as it did in the Title II proceeding, the White House is intervening in order to direct an outcome that favors one company viewed by many …

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Apr 18

WHITE HOUSE MAY THINK WEIGHING IN ON BOXES IS GOOD POLITICS, BUT IT’S BAD GOVERNMENT

This morning, the White House published a blog on an ongoing FCC proceeding discussing the future of TV technology and weighing in on what kind of set top box you should have in your home. We are disappointed that White House political advisers are choosing to inject politics and inflammatory rhetoric into a regulatory proceeding by what is supposed to …

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Feb 13

TechLatino: Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association Announces Emerging Tech Leaders Summit..

Latinas Tech Leaders Power Luncheon – 2013

Their 6th Annual Emerging Tech Leadership Summit Series Kickoff and National TechLatino Achievers Award. TechLatino: Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) announced today the LISTA 8th Annual Emerging Technology Leadership Summit Series Kickoff and National Latino Technology Achievers Awards will be hosted in Sacramento California by the LISTA NorCal TechLatino Council.  LISTA’s 8th Annual …

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Feb 03

FCC won’t release Open Internet Details Ahead of Feb. 26 Vote.

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The Federal Communications Commission will not publicly release Internet regulations before they are voted on later this month.  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Monday formally denied a request from congressional Republicans to release the text of those net neutrality rules when they are circulated among the commissioners later this week.  Releasing the draft …

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Nov 10

The Internet has been One of the Greatest Gifts our Economy says President Obama.

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  The President’s Statement An open Internet is essential to the American economy, and increasingly to our very way of life. By lowering the cost of launching a new idea, igniting new political movements, and bringing communities closer together, it has been one of the most significant democratizing influences the world has ever known. “Net …

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Nov 10

DOES ANYBODY REALLY KNOW HOW MANY CYBER PROFESSIONALS THE GOVERNMENT NEEDS?

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Nearly everyone agrees there’s a shortage of cybersecurity professionals across government.  But quantifying the precise cyber talent gap remains an inexact science. “We always hear from agencies that they need more cybersecurity people, but they have a very difficult time pointing to what those positions are,” Tim Polk, assistant director for cybersecurity in the White …

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