U.S., China agree to cybersecurity code of conduct

LinuxSecurity.com: After a tumultuous couple of years of exchanging accusations and expressing distrust over cyberespionage and spying – most recently with Director of National Intelligence (DNI) John Clapper laying responsibility for the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) breaches squarely at the feet of the Chinese – the U.S. and China said they’ve reached an accord of sorts, a code of conduct for cybersecurity going forward.

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OPM suspends security background investigations to fix new flaw

LinuxSecurity.com: Do you need to get a security clearance for your new job? Don’t hold your breath. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced it is temporarily suspending its Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (E-QIP) system. This is the web-based program used to complete and submit security background investigation forms.

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