The Securities and Exchange Commission, the top U.S. markets regulator, disclosed on Wednesday evening that hackers had infiltrated its database that stores public company financial filings, potentially allowing intruders to trade on inside informati
A recent study found that FEMA failed to capture 75 percent of flood damages within their flood maps from 1999 to 2009. The FEMA flood maps are the primary source for how the government and insurance companies evaluate flood risk and insurance premiu
While Hurricane Maria bears down on Puerto Rice and the mainland United States waits with bated breath to see where the storm will go next, the cost of the damage from Harvey and Irma is only beginning to become clear. Estimates for the cost of Hurri
Reuters / Brendan McDermidEquifax officials are reportedly being investigated by the Justice Department after selling stock before the company revealed a data breach that exposed the personal information of millions of Americans. Bloomberg’s Tom Scho
Chicago TribuneWashed-out Florida farms show limits of crop insurance reach Chicago TribuneUnfortunately for the produce growers that were ravaged by recent hurricanes, a lot of the nation’s vegetable and fruit crops aren’t covered by insurance.and m
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – An international group of cryptography experts has forced the U.S. National Security Agency to back down over two data encryption techniques it wanted set as global industry standards, reflecting deep mistrust among close U.