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The CyberWire is a free, community-driven cyber security news service based in Baltimore. Our mission is to provide a relevant and intelligently organized daily digest of the critical news happening across the global cyber security domain. The CyberWire is proud to be an ad-free news product, created by industry, for industry.

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In the Beginning…
Originally, the CyberWire was a daily business and technical intelligence brief for the staff of CyberPoint International. It was created to provide a summary of important cyber security developments distilled from an ever-increasing number of sources. With the aim of helping educate individuals, businesses, and the public about the importance of cyber security and the threats they face every day, the CyberWire opened to the public in September 2012.
Current Issue

Georgetown Cybersecurity Law Institute wrap-up. CareFirst breach. Wassenaar implementation. Patriot Act sunset?

THE CYBERWIRE (Friday, May 22, 2015) — US health insurance provider CareFirst discloses a major breach to its members. More than a million subscribers appear to have had their personal data — names, birth dates, email addresses, and subscriber identification numbers — compromised. Indicators of the attack were first detected on April 21 (CareFirst began close scrutiny of its own security shortly after the Anthem hack), but the attack itself seems to go back to June of 2014. Read more.
Latest Coverage
Cybersecurity Law Institute 2015

Georgetown's Cybersecurity Law Institute 2015

May 20-21, 2015 Washington, DC

Lawyers who ignore cyber threats are risking millions of dollars for their companies or clients. The Georgetown Law Cybersecurity Law Institute keeps in-house and outside counsel abreast of the latest developments and best practices in cybersecurity law. This year’s Institute devoted particular attention to risk management (and counsel’s role therein), relations between the private sector and law enforcement, communicating cyber risk to boards, and the growing requirement that attorneys be “digitally literate.” Those who attended—mostly but not exclusively lawyers—received insights into best governance, preparedness, and resilience strategies from experienced government officials, general counsels, and cybersecurity practitioners. A highlight of the two-day conference was a candid interview with FBI Director James Comey. Read more

Latest Interview
Keith Mularski

Keith Mularski

Supervisory Special Agent of the Cyber Squad, Pittsburgh Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

November 17, 2014—Back in December of 2012 at a cyber community event in Baltimore, Special Agent Mularski described his experience breaking up organized cyber criminal gangs. This interview gives us a chance to catch up with him about recent developments in cyber law enforcement. Read more.
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