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U.S. charges Iranians in massive international hacking scheme

Iranian hackers linked to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps broke into computer systems of more than 300 universities worldwide and stole valuable research, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
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President Trump unveils security strategy for new era

President Trump maps out a vision that affirms that strong and sovereign states with diverse cultures are the best hope for a peaceful world.
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U.S.-led cybersecurity contest gets more global

Thousands of students from around the world are taking part in a global cybersecurity contest aimed at finding talent and boosting interest in the field.
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Ransomware is on the rise. Protect yourself. [video]

Cyber hijacks of computer systems hold data hostage, harming businesses and individuals. You probably won't get your data back. Here's the latest advice.
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To stay safe online, do this

This young cybersecurity whiz shocked a conference by hacking into his "smart" teddy bear to illustrate cyber vulnerabilities.
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Top tech officials meet with President Trump to help modernize government

The president brought technology leaders from major companies like Apple and Amazon to the White House for the launch of the American Technology Council.
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Protecting voters’ online information

State and local governments are increasing their efforts to protect voters’ privacy and keep election-related information out of the wrong hands.

Cybercriminals, beware!

It’s going to be much tougher to steal personal data or threaten network systems under President Obama’s proposed Cybersecurity National Action Plan.
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This is why students of cybersecurity come to the U.S.

Hundreds of colleges and universities in the United States offer cybersecurity degrees to meet the needs of this growing international industry.