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Mandatory reporting of cybersecurity incidents needed for health of Internet, says Geer

Mandatory reporting of cybersecurity incidents is needed for the health of the Internet, Dan Geer, chief information security officer at CIA-based investment firm In-Q-Tel, told a keynote audience at the Black Hat conference being held this week in Las Vegas.

Corporate boards scrutinize cybersecurity efforts

With major data breaches much on the mind of the C-suite, corporate boards are getting more involved in cybersecurity.

News Scan: Targeted ads coming to your fridge; Retail to spend $11B on digital ads; more

Read the latest Mobile IT news for May 23, including Google's predictions for ads of the future, how much the retail industry plans to spend on mobile ads this year, the salary fixing scandal that is costing Silicon Valley, the explosion in the semiconductor market due to vehicle connectivity and Apple tops another industry list again.

Newly rich Bitcoin users likely target for fraudsters, SEC warns

The Securities and Exchange Commission has released an investor alert to educate Bitcoin users about the potential schemes con artists have pulled off using the cryptocurrency.

SEC likely to issue cybersecurity disclosure rules based on 2011 guidance

BOSTON--Spurred on by the Target breach and other high profile breaches, the Securities and Exchange Commission is likely to issue mandatory rules on cybersecurity disclosures for public companies in their SEC filings--rules based on the voluntary staff guidance the regulator issued in 2011, explained Jason Weinstein, a partner at the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson specializing in cybersecurity, at the SANS Security Leadership Summit being held here this week.

LinkedIn to raise $1B; data center investments on tap?

What would you do with your next $1B?

Crest Financial files proxy statement opposing Sprint's purchase of Clearwire

Crest Financial, the largest minority shareholder in wireless service provider Clearwire, has filed a proxy statement urging shareholders to reject the bid by majority shareholder Sprint to acquire the remaining shares of Clearwire.

Spotlight: TSA awards Nuix with big data contract

Nuix, a provider of investigative and information management technologies, was tapped this week by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration to supply server-based and mobile investigations software.

Keeping your CEO and CFO out of trouble

Even if your company doesn't deal in risky mortgages or other tricky financial products, it almost certainly faces regulatory requirements or industry-established standards on data handling and record-keeping.

Groupon accounting metrics bring SEC scrutiny

Social commerce juggernaut Groupon is attracting attention from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over a metric the startup calls "adjusted consolidated segment operating income," or