AllThingsD Week In Review: AppSung 2, Internet Funneling and Inside Microsoft’s CEO Search

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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White House Taps McAfee CTO for Cybersecurity Post

Phyllis Schneck will start in September in a position that has seen a lot of recent turnover.

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NSA Chief Keith Alexander Speaks About PRISM at Black Hat

Says it was a vital tool in thwarting 54 terrorist attacks worldwide.

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U.S. Says China’s Government, Military Used Cyberespionage

The Chinese government has targeted U.S. government computer systems for intrusion, the Pentagon said Monday.

Obama’s Cybersecurity Order Aims for a Restart With Congress

The president talked about attacks on computer networks in his State of the Union speech, too.
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As Attacks Mount, Governments Grapple With Cyber Security Policies

Why do governments in Europe and the US respond so differently to questions about cyber security when a unified approach would make more sense?
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Taking the Cyberattack Threat Seriously

The cyber threat to our nation is one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face. So far, no one has managed to seriously damage or disrupt our critical infrastructure networks. But foreign governments, criminal syndicates and lone individuals are probing our financial, energy and public safety systems every day.

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Lawyers Get Vigilant on Cybersecurity

As hackers step up attacks on law firms, attorneys are being forced to master a subject few of them studied in law school: Cybersecurity.

WTF Is CISPA?

Dude, Where's My Czar?