The Department of Justice unsealed a series of cybersecurity indictments.
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Ex-Microsoft Employee Sentenced To 9 Years in Prison for Stealing $10 Million in Digital Currency

Sometimes the biggest threat to an organization’s data and IT systems are the employees who work there. A 26-year-old Ukranian citizen who was found guilty of stealing millions of dollars in digital currency and using the proceeds to fund a lavish lifestyle was sentenced Monday by a federal judge in Seattle to nine years in prison and ordered to pay more than $8.3 million in restitution.

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Businesses Plan to Spend More on Cybersecurity, Despite Shaky Economic Forecast

Record unemployment. A surge in bankruptcies. Warnings of an economic slowdown. And… an increase in cybersecurity spending?

More than half of the businesses surveyed in a new PwC study said they plan to increase their cybersecurity budget in 2021, highlighting the sector’s resilience amid economic uncertainty…

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Bellingcat Founder Eliot Higgins on Finding Truth in a World of Disinformation

In 2013, Eliot Higgins was an unemployed finance and administration worker blogging about the Syrian civil war from his home in Leicester, about 100 miles north of London. Since then, Higgins has turned his hobby into a full-fledged investigative journalism operation, with an office in the Netherlands and 18 full-time employees…