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Tech Titans Call for Transparency, Controls over Government Surveillance

Eight major technology companies, including Google, Facebook and Twitter, are joining forces to call for tighter controls on government surveillance, according to The Associated Press. The companies say in an open letter to President Barack Obama that while they sympathize with national security concerns, recent revelations make it clear that laws should be carefully tailored to balance them against individual rights.


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Social Media Monitoring Picks Up Speed

Tools for monitoring Americans online are increasingly accessible and affordable to authorities, especially as people continue to post publicly on social media.


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Social Media Forces Risk Management Changes in At-Risk Countries

The speed at which political instability spreads is now inextricably linked to social media, as disaffected populations around the globe turn to this powerful outlet to drive demonstrations, according to a new Marsh Risk Management Research briefing, Social Media Heightens Political Risks in Emerging Markets.


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Facebook CEO's Page Hacked to Demonstrate Security Flaw

A Palestinian security researcher posted a message on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s page last week after he says the site’s security team didn’t take his warnings of a security flaw seriously, CNN reports.


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Canada Arrests Two Under New Anti-Bullying Law

Two men have been arrested in the case of a teenage girl who died after a suicide attempt that followed months of cyber bullying, including lewd photos of an alleged sexual assault that were posted online, Reuters reports.


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Enterprises' Lack of Security Knowledge Adds to Malware Vulnerability

Ignorance is not bliss for companies facing cyber threats; a lack of knowledge of cyber security risks is the most likely cause of a successful malware attack. 


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How to Sort through Big Data for Threat Detection

In the age of Big Data where volume, velocity and variety of data is increasing complexity both internally and externally, integrating new data sources is bringing organizations tremendous opportunities to mitigate threats in new, innovative ways.
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On the Track of OSAC: 15th Annual Regional Security Conference, Singapore

Resuming our blogs, initiated last year from around the globe, members of the OSAC Council have convened here in Singapore for the 15th Annual Regional Security Conference.
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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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2014 December

This issue of Security Magazine covers our 12th annual Top Guarding Firms list. Check out the best of the best as of December 2014. The 21st century has brought with it new types of security threats. Read how to combat and protect against these threats.

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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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