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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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Russian Gang Stole 1 Billion Internet Credentials

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A Russian crime ring has stolen 1.2 billion username and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses.


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Massachusetts Senate OKs Password Protection Bill

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The Massachusetts Senate voted to pass a bill that makes it illegal for employers and school administrators to demand access to employees’, applicants’, and students’ social media accounts.


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eBay Suffers Massive Security Breach

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eBay been hit by a huge cyberattack that compromised its main database holding user passwords.


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Study Says Amazon, Groupon Among Sites with Worst Password Security

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Even after the Heartbleed bug, some of the most popular websites aren't taking password security seriously.


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Senior Managers Pose Greatest Risk to Cyber Security

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A new study shows senior managers account for some of the greatest security risks because they are prone to take work, and thus security vulnerabilities, home with them.


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Biometric Smartphones to be Mainstream this Year

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Biometric smartphones are expected to become mainstream this year as leading handset makers follow the lead of Apple into fingerprint recognition technology.


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

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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

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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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2 Million Facebook, Gmail and Twitter Passwords Stolen in Massive Hack

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Hackers have stolen usernames and passwords for nearly two million accounts at Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo and others.


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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

August 2014

2014 August

In the August issue of Security Magazine, read about the public-private partnerships and the future of DHS with Frank Taylor, sneak a peek at the ASIS 2014 security products, and read a special report on cyber risk and security. Also in this issue find out why America is in desperate need of a CSO and the most common mistakes in Cyber incident response. The security game has dramatically changed since September 11th, read about what enterprises are doing to keep Americans safe and sound.

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