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State Department Report Says Terrorism Increased 40% Last Year

The State Department released its annual report on global terrorism showing a 40% increase in terrorism attacks last year compared to 2012.
May 1, 2014

The report said that terrorist groups engaged in a range of criminal activity to raise needed funds, with kidnapping for ransom remaining the most frequent and profitable source of illicit financing. Private donations from the Gulf also remained a major source of funding for Sunni terrorist groups, particularly for those operating in Syria.


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Facebook to Delete Posts for Illegal Gun Sales

March 5, 2014

Facebook will delete posts from users seeking to buy or sell weapons illegally or without a background check.

 


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CNN's Social Media Accounts Hacked

January 23, 2014

Some of CNN's social media accounts and blogs have been hacked.


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McAfee Labs Forecasts Growth in Mobile Ransomware and Security-Aware Attacks in 2014

December 30, 2013

In 2014, McAfee Labs expects that Ransomware will proliferate on mobile devices, attacks using advanced evasion techniques will come of age, and social platforms will be used more aggressively to target the finances and personal information of consumers, and the intellectual property and trade secrets of business leaders.


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Social Network Searches Being Used Less for Background Checks

December 20, 2013

While a hot topic in past years has been the use of the internet to help with employee selection through social media background checks, it appears that this trend is fading fast.


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Oakland to Create a Surveillance Supercenter

October 15, 2013

Oakland, Calif will spend millions of dollars to create a surveillance supercenter.


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Follow Security Magazine for Your Chance to Win Prizes

May 7, 2012
By becoming a new follower this week, you’ll have a chance to win a $50 iTunes gift card.
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Smartphone Users at Higher Risk of Identity Theft

March 12, 2012

In the age of smartphones, tablets and BYOD, data stored on portable electronics is more vulnerable than ever.


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Report Says Social Media Can Transform Enterprise Business Continuity

February 28, 2012

Social media can hold the key to transforming enterprise business continuity management (BCM), especially crisis/incident management and communications practices.


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Social Media, Mobility and the Future of Security Convergence

January 3, 2012
It is hard to imagine any market sector today that is not impacted by the “Big Three” emerging technologies: Social Media, Mobility and Cloud Computing. The holiday shopping season saw “Cyber Monday” come out of nowhere to replace “Black Friday” as a traditional benchmark for consumer spending. New media and technology are being rapidly indoctrinated into our culture.
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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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July 2014

2014 July

In the July issue of Security Magazine, read about how the NFL is balancing security with fan experience to make sure sporting events are running smoothly. If you're doing any traveling this summer, be sure to read the 5 hot spots for business travel security, also, employers can track on-the-go employees with new mobile apps. Also, check out the latest news and industry innovations for the security industry.

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