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FAA urged to step up computer security efforts  08 December 2000 
Source: GovExec.com - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
In the wake of a September report identifying security lapses in the computer system of the Federal Aviation Administration, the General Accounting Office Wednesday published official recommendations on how the agency might increase its security. . . .
 
Report: Lax Cybercrime Laws Threaten E-Commerce  07 December 2000 
Source: E-Commerce Times - Posted by Jen Olson   
McConnell International, a security consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., found that 9 of 52 countries it studied have extended existing laws to cover most crimes in cyberspace, creating massive legal gaps that make prosecution of online crimes difficult. "The long . . .
 
U.S. embraces European cybercrime proposal  04 December 2000 
Source: CNN - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The United States has endorsed the gist of a controversial European drive to tighten cybercrime laws over the protests of privacy, civil liberties and human rights advocates. The central provisions of the 41-nation Council of Europe's latest draft convention "are consistent . . .
 
Tech Groups Still Wary Of International Cyber-Crime Treaty  04 December 2000 
Source: Computer User - Posted by Dave Wreski   
A coalition of high-tech companies voiced concern over the Council of Europe's latest revisions to its international cyber-crime treaty, saying the modified language still imposes burdensome data preservation requirements on Internet service providers, and could potentially restrict legal activities online.. . .
 
Agency adds smart cards, PKI  01 December 2000 
Source: Federal Computer Week - Posted by Chris Pallack   
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is bolstering systems security by adding public-key infrastructure and providing smart cards to 1,500 employees. BLS will issue most of the cards to field workers who sign in to the agency's network remotely. Currently, remote users . . .
 
FBI steps up efforts to fight crimes related to computers  28 November 2000 
Source: Lexis-Nexus - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
The FBI has opened its first multiagency, multijurisdictional office aimed at combating the escalation of computer-related crimes and has assigned it the task of acquiring, archiving and analyzing digital evidence in support of criminal investigations. The new facility, located in San . . .
 
Study To Identify Limits Of FBI's E-Mail Surveillance Tool  27 November 2000 
Source: Computer User - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Most of the concerns raised about the FBI's controversial e-mail surveillance tool have been overblown, according to a key member of an independent review team charged with evaluating the system, also known as "Carnivore." Still, the reviewer said, a study soon . . .
 
U.S. Army kick-starts cyberwar machine  25 November 2000 
Source: CNN - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
The U.S. military has a new mission: Be ready to launch a cyberattack against potential adversaries, some of whom are stockpiling cyberweapons. Such an attack would likely involve launching massive distributed denial-of-service assaults, unleashing crippling computer viruses or Trojans, and . . .
 
FBI 'Carnivore' report sides with government  23 November 2000 
Source: CNN - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
The FBI's controversial e-mail surveillance tool works about the way the bureau says and generally doesn't "overcollect" evidence, an independent reviewer of the system said. But his remarks failed to calm the fears of privacy advocates. Henry H. Perritt said . . .
 
Is there hope? Electronic Voting  22 November 2000 
Source: SunWorld - Posted by Pete O'Hara   
What is the feasibility of running national federal elections over the Internet? SunWorld guest writer Avi Rubin focuses on the limitations of the currently deployed infrastructure, with an emphasis on concerns over the security of voting hosts and the Internet itself. . . .
 
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