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Five Pilot Projects Receive Grants to Promote Online Security and Privacy

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced more than $9 million in grant awards to support the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC). Five U.S. organizations will pilot identity solutions that increase confidence in online transactions, prevent identity theft, and provide individuals with more control over how they share their personal information.

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How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking

In the space of one hour, my entire digital life was destroyed. First my
Google account was taken over, then deleted. Next my Twitter account
was compromised, and used as a platform to broadcast racist and
homophobic messages. And worst of all, my AppleID account was broken
into, and my hackers used it to remotely erase all of the data on my
iPhone, iPad, and MacBook.

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Anil Saldhana named OASIS Distinguished Contributor

Anil Saldhana of Red Hat, co-chair of the IDCloud TC and member of the IDtrust Steering Committee, has been recognized as an OASIS Distinguished Contributor. He was chosen based on outstanding achievement in the areas of new work, influence, ability to build consensus, leadership and service to the consortium. Congratulations, Anil!</p>

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Cloud service level agreements (SLAs): What you don’t know can hurt you

Everyone is talking about moving some of their services to the cloud.
However, who is responsible for the management of the services that will
operate in a cloud environment?  Who is responsible for identifying the
elements of the agreement? What type of agreement should be in place?
These are all questions that should be asked and understood before
moving a service to the cloud.

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Researchers find holes in the cloud

Until recently, a vulnerability in Amazon Web Services
including the EC2 cloud allowed unauthorised users to perform administrative tasks.

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