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Eugene Kaspersky

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Kaspersky talked about the difficulty of defending enterprises from high-level attacks and said no organization is safe. “I’m afraid that every industry can be a victim of a high-profile attack,” he said.

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Andy Steingruebl and Adrian Stone

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Andy Steingruebl, left, senior manager, customer and ecosystem security at PayPal, and Adrian Stone, director of security response at BlackBerry, discussed the difficulty of dealing with targeted attacks in the enterprise. “Incident response is the key,” Stone said.

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Howard Schmidt

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Howard Schmidt, former White House cybersecurity coordinator and Microsoft CSO, said executives need to be aware of the threats their companies face. “We have to understand that theft of intellectual property is different from trying to turn the lights out,” he said.

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Eugene Kaspersky

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Costin Raiu, the head of the Kaspersky Lab Global Research and Analysis Team, Petr Merkulov, chief product officer, and CEO Eugene Kaspersky, discussed the need for better awareness of security threats and more comprehensive protection.

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NASA Compromised

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And then there was NASA. Poor NASA. This was a tough year for the formerly high-flying and universally beloved U.S. space agency. Not only has their budget seen deep cuts as the US Government tries to balance its books, but they also celebrated the bitter-sweet final mission of their once marquee Space Shuttle Program.

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Library of Congress Owned

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There are a number of US government branches, offices, and agencies that, by their very nature, have giant targets painted on their computer networks. America’s national library would not seem to be among that lot, but alas, not even the Library of Congress could escape the ire of hackers this year.

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Anonymous Targets the FTC

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Earlier this year the Anonymous hacking collective took credit for knocking offline a couple of sites belonging to the Federal Trade Commission. They claimed that the attack was in retaliation for the U.S.

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