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California Enacts Student Data Protection Law

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law the Student Online Personal Information Protection Act (SOPIPA), which protects the use of student educational data by third-party vendors.


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Working with PIAM for Hospital Safety

The rise in violent incidents sweeping through our country – and around the world – has organizations across all industries looking for new and more effective ways to control access in order to better protect and secure people and premises. One of the areas most affected by these incidents is the healthcare industry.
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Hackers Breached HealthCare.Gov Website

A computer hacker broke into part of the HealthCare.gov insurance enrollment website in July and uploaded malicious software.


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3 in 10 Consumers Losing Trust in Retail Data Security

Only 55 percent of global consumers feel stores use security systems that adequately protect financial data against hackers and data breaches

Nearly three in 10 global consumers do not trust retailers to protect stored personal or financial data against cyber risks, and 58 percent think financial institutions do a better job of protecting data than retailers, government agencies or law enforcement.


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Confindential Document Destruction Decreases in 2014

While 86 percent of C-Suite executives are aware of the legal requirements supporting the protection of confidential data, one in five have never performed a security audit

The study also found that almost half of the small business owners surveyed conduct no regular audits of their security protocols, and three in 10 have never performed an audit.


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Who is Facilitating Insider Threats?

Are enterprises in an impossible situation when it comes to dealing with insider threats?

While legislators have passed a multitude of statutes to aid in the protection of our economic interests pertaining to data systems – non-physical assets and privacy – frequently any course of action is still determined by the concept of monetary loss and treated as if someone was stealing or damaging physical assets, or as in the case of the Stored Communications Act (SCA), creating a statue that has been described as dense and confusing to even legal scholars.


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Managing Thumb Drive Security Risks

Network security practitioners are well aware of the challenges posed by removable data storage devices, including thumb drives.

When the Department of Homeland Security purposefully dropped data disks and USB flash drives in the parking lots of federal agencies and government contractors, 60 percent of the found objects were inserted into an agency or contractor network.


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Albertson's Stores Hacked For Credit and Debit Cards

Hackers have broken into the credit and debit card payment networks at supermarket chains Albertson's and SuperValu.


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More Than 575 Million U.S. Payment Cards to Feature Chip Security in 2015

 Nine of the country’s largest payment card issuers who participate in the Payments Security task force estimate that they will have issued more than 575 million chip-enabled payment cards by the end of 2015. 


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Cisco Midyear Security Report Highlights Weak Links in Dynamic Threat Landscape

The Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report, released at Black Hat U.S. examines the “weak links” in organizations that contribute to the increasingly dynamic threat landscape.


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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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Security Magazine 2014 September cover

2014 October

Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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