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ATTACKS/BREACHES: New Data Illustrates Reality Of Widespread Cyberattacks. Advanced malware attacks — typically associated with cyber espionage or other targeted attack campaigns — made up nearly 30% of cyber intrusions at 1,200 companies, according to new data from FireEye collected from its network and email sensors that sit behind traditional security systems. Read more

TECHNOLOGY: Boeing Pulls Out Of Commercial Cybersecurity Business. Chicago-based Boeing is withdrawing from the commercial cybersecurity business after buying Narus in 2010. The aerospace giant will continue to develop cybersecurity technology for government and defense customers. Read more

CENTCOM HACK: It Doesn’t Really Matter If ISIS Sympathizers Hacked Central Command’s Twitter. Followers of the most feared terrorist organization in the world had free reign of a computer network of the US military. That is the story that many will take away from the hack of CENTCOM’s Twitter and YouTube accounts. And that story will be hyperbole. Read more


MOBILE APPS: Mobile User Experience Design Key To App Success. Employees nowadays want their business apps to work as smoothly as Facebook. It’s making IT focus in on mobile user experience design. Read more

INTERNET OF THINGS: Developers Are Rethinking User Experience For IoT, Survey Reveals. This year will be the year the Internet of Things (IoT) makes it big, according to one survey, and with the Internet of Things will come a new world of user experience. Read the rest


MOBILITY: Striking the Mobile Security Balance. When the FBI first launched its mobility program, the emphasis was on security above all else, but employees found the devices so secure that they were nearly impossible to use. Read more

NEW MEXICO: Albuquerque, New Mexico, is taking a proactive approach to open data — and it’s paying off. How Albuquerque Defines Open Data ROI. The city is using open data to generate cost savings, improve workforce efficiencies and better serve residents. Read more


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FYI: Federal & State CTOs CIOs CISOs: Daily Tech Update – February 11, 2015

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