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Cybersecurity after Target: Getting the Facts about POS Attacks

April 15, 2014
The holidays are a time to celebrate and rejoice with family and friends. However, during the most recent holiday shopping season, many found themselves worrying whether or not the gift they purchased for a loved one put them in jeopardy due to cyber-attacks.
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Target's CIO Resigns

March 5, 2014

Target is looking for a new chief information officer following the resignation of CIO and executive VP of technology services Beth Jacob.

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Hackers Target Brazil's World Cup

March 3, 2014

Brazilian hackers are threatening to disrupt the World Cup with attacks ranging from jamming websites to data theft.

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House Democrats Want Probe into Target Card Breach

January 13, 2014

Democratic lawmakers called for a congressional inquiry into the hacking of credit and debit card data of Target customers.

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40 Million Credit Cards Compromised at Target

December 19, 2013

Shoppers who used credit cards or debit cards at Target between November 27 and December 15, 2013 may have been hacked.

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Report: 42 Million Records Stolen from Online Dating Network

November 21, 2013

Hackers reportedly stole 42 million customer records, including email addresses and clear-text passwords, from Cupid Media’s network of dating websites. A file containing the Cupid Media user data was found on the same server where hackers also stored millions of records stolen from Adobe, PR Newswire, the U.S. National White Collar Crime Center and other organizations.

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Leave Laptops at Home for Sochi Olympics: Surveillance Prompts Concerns

October 8, 2013

Visitors to the upcoming Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, will be able to access the Internet faster and in more places than any previous Olympics, all for free to guests. However Russia’s FSB security service is reportedly installing a sweeping and invasive surveillance service to ensure that they will be able to intercept, read and even filter every digital communication passing through the city’s telephone and Internet networks during the game, leading to many security experts suggesting that visitors leave their devices at home.

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Cost of Cybercrime Increases 78 Percent

October 8, 2013

The cost, frequency and time to resolve cyberattacks continue to rise for the fourth consecutive year, says a report by the Ponemon Institute.

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Preventing Laptop Theft and Data Loss

September 4, 2012
Imagine for a moment that you have a briefcase containing hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash belonging to your organization. How would you treat this briefcase? Would you leave it unattended in an unlocked area for significant periods of time? Maybe on the front seat of your vehicle while you went shopping, or perhaps on the table at the cafeteria while you go for a drink refill? Sounds absurd, right? Unfortunately, this is exactly what people continue to do every day with their organization’s critical data and information, whether it’s stored on mobile electronic devices or other portable media.
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Security News -- London Olympics

67,000 Phones Likely to Be Lost or Stolen During Olympics

July 23, 2012

The estimated loss of thousands of cell phones could result in the loss of 214.4 terabytes of data – the equivalent 214.4 million books. 

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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.


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

April 2014

2014 April

In the April issue of Security magazine, read about integration partnerships and their growing success. The Boston Marathon bombing has changed the way integrators look at security for sporting events, see where they are one year after the tragic incident. Read about the 2014 RSA conference and this year's theme of "Threat Intelligence. Also, read about the latest products and news in the security industry.

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CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide
CompTIA's Security+ certification is a globally-recognized, vendor neutral exam that has helped over 60,000 IT professionals reach further and higher in their careers. The current Security+ exam (SY0-201) focuses more on being able to deal with security issues rather than just identifying them.
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