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Microsoft Expands $100K Bounty Program for Cyber Vulnerabilities

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Microsoft has expanded its $100,000 bounty program Monday, and will accept reports of in-the-wild attacks that demonstrate new techniques of bypassing Windows’ anti-exploit technologies, Computerworld reports.

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How to Build a Strategic Defense with IT Integration

The security industry’s defenses against cyber attacks have not evolved much over the last decade, but threat actors’ methods expand daily.
By Claire Meyer
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Right now, the bad guys are winning." It’s a bleak statement from Dave Frymier, the CISO for Unisys Corp., but one that many enterprise security executives need to hear.

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False Alarm on Commerce Dept Cyber Attack Costs Almost $3 Million

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Equipment was destroyed, consultants hired, and Internet communication blocked for months -- all because of a common malware virus on six computers. 

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Report: Chinese Cyber Espionage Hits Pentagon Computers

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The latest report of Chinese cyber-espionage hits U.S. defense computers as the nation increases its defense budget and works to build an aircraft carrier fleet and stealth planes. 

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Virginia Gov. Announces Cyber Security Partnership

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The partnership is aimed to increase the cyber preparedness and expertise of the state, as well as foster entrepreneurship. 

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South Korean Banks Hacked

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Cyberattackers have attacked South Korean banks and broadcasters, infecting networks with a malicious program that slowed or shut systems down.

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How IT is Evolving from Controlling to Enabling

IT and Security Play Catch-Up with the Latest Technology and Requirements
By Kevin Wright
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How is Software-as-a-Service changing the fundamental nature of CIOs, and how will security be affected?

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3 Ways SAM Technology Can Augment Security

How IT and Security Can Work Together
By Kris Barker
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You already have Software Asset Management tools, but are you using them to add to security?

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FBI Expands Cyber Crime Division

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Tracking cyber crimes back to the source has long been the road block in the FBI Cyber Crime division's path, but new partnerships, tools and talent aim to overcome those issues. 

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Cyber Security -- Staffing

Study: 63 Percent of Companies' IT Departments are Understaffed

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According to a new study, 72 percent of companies are struggling with escalating threats, but 63 percent of IT departments are understaffed.

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Cybersecurity: A CEO and Director Issue

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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.


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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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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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

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