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DHS to Issue Terrorism Alerts via Twitter

The United States government will now use Facebook and Twitter to issue terrorism alerts. It’s also ditching the old color codes that have been in use for so many years.


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From ISC West: Microsoft’s Howard on Leadership

Mike Howard, general manager and CSO of Microsoft Corporation, at today’s State of the Industry meeting at ISC West in Las Vegas said,


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Banks Lost $35 Million to Robberies in 2010

The FBI says that there were more than 5,500 bank robberies nationally last year that netted robbers more than $43 million. Less than $9 million was recovered and returned to banks


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European Nuclear Plants Not Prepared for Terrorist Attack, Says Report

Some of Europe's 143 nuclear reactors are likely to fail a test simulating terrorist attacks, an EU Commissioner said, and others will likely see insurance bills soar as politicians try to tighten regulations.


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JP Morgan Chase, Walgreens, Other Hit by Major Data Breach

Customers of TiVo Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Walgreen Co. and a number of other major brands were warned over the weekend that hackers may have their e-mail addresses and some other personal information, thanks to a massive data breach at Epsilon.


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Report Says Child ID Theft on the Rise

Identity theft criminals may target U.S. children more than adults, a new report suggests.


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Bank of America Names New CISO

Bank of America Corporation has named Patrick Gorman as the Chief Information Security Officer.


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Some Federal Courts Banning Smart Phones

Some federal courthouses ban smartphones because of fears that could be used as weapons by terrorists.


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Study Says Airport Scanners Mostly Safe

Passengers should not fear new airport scanners, said an article published this week in Archives of Internal Medicine.


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Mich. IDs to Have New Security Features

Drivers licenses in the state of Michigan will new soon have better security features.

 


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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 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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