The U.S. is planning for a possible wave of computer attacks against companies by hackers connected to Syria or Iran in retaliation for any military strike against the government of Bashar al-Assad, according to a person familiar with the planning.
Nov. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Stewart Baker, a partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP, and Doug Johnson, vice president and senior adviser for risk management policy at the American Bankers Association, participate in a panel discussion about cybersecurity legislation and regulation. Bloomberg's Eric Engleman moderates the panel at the Bloomberg Link's Enterprise Risk Conference in New York. (Source: Bloomberg)
The unemployment rate in North Dakota is 3.7 percent, and “if it wasn’t for cable news, we probably wouldn’t have any idea that the rest of the country was any different,” said Doug Johnson, co-owner of crop insurer TCI Insurance in West Fargo, who added six new employees this year.
Valiena Allison got a call from her bank on a busy morning two years ago about a wire transfer from her company’s account. She told the managers she hadn’t approved the transfer. The problem was, her computer had.
Mitt Romney limped into Florida trying to reclaim his status as the Republican front-runner, with the state’s electorate and expensive media markets offering a possible firewall against Newt Gingrich’s surging candidacy.
A cyber fraud campaign targeting U.S. brokerages and banks is a “credible threat,” and at least 500 accounts are vulnerable after early attacks planted software that could help thieves steal money, according to a report released today.
California may face the biggest regional power shortages in more than a decade this summer, sending wholesale prices higher, as idled nuclear reactors and low hydroelectric output cut generating capacity.
U.S. natural gas prices are poised to extend their longest-ever decline as heavier-than-normal rainfall boosts hydropower generation from plants in the Pacific Northwest, cutting demand for gas-fired electricity.