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Are Cyber Attacks More than Critical Infrastructure Can C.H.E.W.?

In August 2013, Former Assistant Defense Secretary for Homeland Defense & Americas’ Security Affairs, Dr. Paul Stockton sat on a panel that discussed cybersecurity challenges facing the electric sector and some of the vulnerabilities in the U.S. electric grid system.
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3 Questions to Determine your Enterprise’s Cyber Attack Defenses

Security breaches cost organizations around the world millions of dollars each year. The average cost of each breach is upwards of $6 million according to a report from the Ponemon Institute, and perhaps more concerning, 50 percent of organizations surveyed were not confident in their security programs.
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Credit Card Fraud Impacts Consumer Confidence Worldwide

IN 2013, there were 1,367 confirmed data breaches impacting consumers’ financial information.

Consumers who are dissatisfied with how they are treated by their financial institution following fraud sometimes change providers, resulting in a global attrition rate of 23 percent.


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Tesla Sedan Targeted in Chinese Hacking Competition

Representatives from Tesla Motors Inc., say the company will be investigating and rectifying any vulnerabilities discovered as a result of a hacking contest in Beijing starting today, of which the Tesla Model S sedan is the key target.


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Survey: Critical Infrastructure Companies Woefully Unprepared for Security Breaches

Nearly 70 percent of critical infrastructure companies surveyed by Unisys and the Ponemon Institute suffered a security breach in the last year. According to the report, “Despite staggering statistics around the number of security breaches within these sectors, results showed that they gap between security concern and preparedness is overwhelming.”


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How Advancing Threat Intelligence Can Combat Cyber Attacks

Technology, demographics, economic and geopolitical forces are constantly shifting, creating a fluid cybersecurity environment.
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Global Study Says 63% of Organizations Believe They Can't Stop Data Theft

A new Ponemon Institute survey suggests key cybersecurity deficits, disconnects and low attack visibility in many enterprises.

The survey of nearly 5,000 global IT security professionals reveals a deficit in enterprise security systems, a disconnect in how confidential data is valued and limited visibility into cybercriminal activity. The report gives new insight into why cybercriminals have a foothold in the broader enterprise.


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Securities and Exchange Commission Releases Cyber Security Examination Blueprint

U.S. securities regulators unveiled a road map for ensuring that Wall Street firms are prepared to detect and prevent cyber security attacks.


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Pentagon to Triple Cyber Security Staff

The Pentagon plans to more than triple its cybersecurity staff in the next few years to defend against Internet attacks that threaten national security.


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Cyberattacks Advance to Top of Terror Threat List, Defense Leaders Say

Defense officials see cyberattacks as the greatest threat to U.S. national security, a survey released Monday says. Forty-five percent of respondents to the Defense News Leadership Poll named a cyberattack as the single greatest threat – nearly 20 percentage points above the second ranked threat: terrorism.


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Cybersecurity: A CEO and Director Issue

4/23/14
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Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand Learn how today’s cyber threat landscape is impacting business; how NIST’s voluntary cyber framework can be used to help your business better achieve its security goals; and, the business and legal risks of doing nothing.

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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.

Podcasts

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 2014 September cover

2014 October

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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