Category Archives: Cybersecurity

Michael Powell Visits Fox Business

NCTA President and CEO Michael Powell visited Fox Business this morning. While there he discussed online security and the importance of understanding the constantly evolving technology around us. Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com

The Importance of National Cyber Security Awareness Month

With the proliferation of digital and online communications, the rise of social networking, and the creation of a digital footprint for each of us – the urgent need for secure data solutions has spread from the highest levels of government, through all of our public and private networks, into our very homes…and anywhere else we […]

Battling the Bots

By now you’ve probably heard about the “DNSChanger” malware, which has been highlighted in the media over the last few days.  Basically, it’s a virus or “bot” that hijacks your computer’s DNS settings to redirect your legitimate traffic to fake sites in order to steal your personal information (such as user names, passwords and credit […]

Working Together to Attack Cybersecurity

At NCTA earlier this week, we had the pleasure of hosting an important event about the challenging and growing issue of cybersecurity. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R, MI-8) and C. A. “Dutch” Ruppersberger (D, MD-2), the Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, discussed the ongoing, severe threat that American businesses face today […]

New Cybersecurity Bill Introduced

This morning, at NCTA’s offices, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R, MI-8) and C. A. “Dutch” Ruppersberger (D, MD-2), the Ranking Member of the Intelligence Committee, announced that they were introducing cybersecurity legislation, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011. The bill gives the federal government new authority to share classified cyber […]