09/30/2009 - A bill (S. 773) introduced by Sen. John Rockefeller (D-WV) would develop a program to review and improve cybersecurity.
The bill would establish a cybersecurity advisory panel to provide guidance to the President on cybersecurity issues relating to the federal government’s data systems. Under the proposal, the Secretary of Commerce would provide cybersecurity status and vulnerability information to the panel and would also create regional cybersecurity centers to help small and medium businesses protect their data systems.
09/29/2009 - Text messaging attacks have increased significantly this year, according to a Cisco Systems report. Many messages appear to come from banks and ask recipients to call a number to verify account information.