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Home Depot Reports Credit Card Security Breach

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Banks say they are seeing evidence that Home Depot stores may be the source of a massive new batch of stolen credit and debit cards.


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Sony Network Hacked, Executive's Flight Grounded After Threats

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A Twitter user both claimed responsibility for the denial-of-service attack against Sony's PlayStation Network and also suggested there was a bomb on-board Sony executive John Smedley's American Airlines flight.


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Tesla Hires Hackers to Increase Vehicle Security

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In coming months, Tesla will hire up to 30 full-time hackers whose job will be to find and close vulnerabilities in the sophisticated firmware that controls its cars.


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Research Says Nation's Top Colleges and Universities are at High Risk for Security Breaches

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 A new report reveals that as a sector, the nation's top schools are at even greater risk for security breaches than retail and healthcare.  


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Computer Scientists Hack Michigan Traffic Lights To Show Security Flaws

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With permission from the authorities, a Michigan team conducted an experiment to see whether or not they could hack into traffic light systems around Michigan.

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UPS Reports Security Breach

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UPS Stores, a subsidiary of UPS, said o that a security breach may have led to the theft of customer credit and debit data at 51 UPS franchises in the US.


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4.5 Million Patients' Data Stolen from Healthcare System

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Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals around the U.S., announced today that in a recent data breach hackers stole data on 4.5 million patients, including names, Social Security numbers, addresses, birthdays and telephone numbers. The hackers did not steal information about patients’ medical histories, clinical operations or credit cards.


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Albertson's Stores Hacked For Credit and Debit Cards

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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

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 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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Tenn. Power Company Suing Bank Over Cyber Heist

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An industrial maintenance and construction firm in Tennessee is suing its bank to recover $327,000 in stolen funds, according to a Krebs On Security report. If the lawsuit proceeds to trial, it could be easier and cheaper for cyber attack victims to recover losses.


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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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In the September issue of Security Magazine, find out who this year's most influential people are in the security industry are. Also, take a peek at the technology products that ASIS 2014 will be showcasing at the upcoming event. Read about the lessons learned from security at the World Cup, find out why tactical medical training is a must for your enterprise and how Atlanta increased security by sharing surveillance.
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