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Jaikumar Vijayan
Works at Computerworld Inc.
Attended Bangalore University
Lives in Naperville, IL
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Multiple surveys, including one recently released by defense contractor Raytheon found that the attention paid to large breaches at corporations such as Sony and Anthem hasn't significantly changed attitudes about information security.
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Google says it tried telling three WikiLeaks members that their Gmail email accounts were being monitored by the government but wasn't able to because of a court-issued gag order.
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The White House appears ready to pin the blame for the Sony hack on North Korea...but can it really be sure it has the right culprit? 
Investigators can take weeks and even months to piece together an attack, especially a major one of the kind that hit Sony. Even then, it's often impossible to assign blame with 100 percent accuracy.
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You can be private as you want on the Internet, bur there really is no such thing as total anonymity
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Cheap-off-the-shelf malware tools like Predator Pain and Limitless are making it much easier to criminal hackers to go after poorly protected SMBs.
New, low-cost malware tools such as Predator Pain and Limitless pose a growing threat to small and midsize businesses (SMBs), according to Trend Micro.
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An Indiana University research project on Internet memes has attracted a lot of criticism recently from people who appear convinced it's an attempt to stifle free speech. 
Indiana University research on Internet memes is not a threat to free speech, computing researchers tell lawmakers threatening to defund the project.
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At a White House summit on cybersecurity at Stanford University on Friday, Obama is expected to spell out details for how private companies and the government can share details on digital threats and vulnerabilities.
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If a lot of what the Obama Administration announced this week by way of new cybersecurity proposals sounded familiar. it is only because they were
The president will flesh out his cybersecurity agenda during his upcoming State of the Union address. But so far the initiatives appear to be little different from previous proposals on breach notification and information sharing.
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For Microsoft and other US tech companies, a lawsuit over e-mails stored in Dublin is an important test case to demonstrate their willingness and ability to guard customer data from government prying in a post Snowden-era.
For Microsoft and other US tech companies, a lawsuit over e-mails stored in Dublin is an important test case to demonstrate their willingness and ability to guard customer data from government prying in a post Snowden-era.
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Investigators at the U.S> Postal Service  worked quietly for almost two months to determine the scope and nature of the recent intrusion before finally shutting it down.
Postal Service takes restrained, methodical approach to cyberattack. Was this the right strategy?
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The U.S Postal Service has pulled its employee VPN down temporarily following a massive data breach which exposed data on 800K employees
Employee VPN taken down -- will not be restored until more secure version can be installed, Postal Service says after breach exposes data on 800,000 employees and 2.9 million customers.
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First a fence jumper and now this...

Senior directors at the National Security Council and IT staff at the Executive Office of the President are working on mitigating a cyberattack on an unclassified White House network
Mitigation efforts have caused temporary outages and loss of connectivity for some staff, but no computers have been damaged, official says.
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  • Computerworld Inc.
    Sr. Editor, present
  • The Economic Times
    Principal Correspondent
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Independent journalist and tech content creation specialist
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Covers enterprise security. mobile and cloud security, privacy issues, big data, business intelligence, Internet of Things, healthcare IT and government IT. Regularly writes on  security legislation. critical infrastructure protection, regulatory, legal, copyright, intellectual property, Fourth Amendment and First Amendment topics.

Writing portfolio: www.clippings.me/jaivijayan
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2012 Award of Merit in Carnegie Mellon University’s CIT Information Technology Media Fellowships program.
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  • Bangalore University
    Masters in Statistics
  • Marquette University
    Broadcasting and Electronic Comm. (Thesis Incomplete)
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