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Cisco Midyear Security Report Highlights Weak Links in Dynamic Threat Landscape

The Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report, released at Black Hat U.S. examines the “weak links” in organizations that contribute to the increasingly dynamic threat landscape.


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Police Detain 80 in International Cyber Crime Operation

Police in 16 countries seized cash, firearms and drugs and arrested 80 people suspected of peddling virus software believed to have infected hundreds of thousands of computers.


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New York to Increase Assessment of Bank Cybersecurity Plans

New York's banks will face new cybersecurity assessments carried out by the Department of Financial Services (DFS), under plans unveiled by Governor Andrew Cuomo.


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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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California AG says State is Targeted by 'Cyber-Gangs'

California's Attorney General says cycber criminals are increasingly focusing on California because of its wealth and innovation.


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McAfee Reports 200 New Computer Attacks Per Minute in 2013

A new report from McAfee says every minute there are more than 200 new computer attacks using a variety of malware.


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Cybercrime Strikes More Fear than NSA Spying

Findings from a survey show that IT security professionals consider external threats from cybercriminals to be the more concerning issue facing the security of organizations’ sensitive information today.


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FBI Can Turn On Your Webcam Without Your Knowledge

The FBI's advanced surveillance methods can even activate a computer's webcam to spy on computer users — without switching on the device's green light.


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The Good Old Days of Cyber Security

Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) are proving traditional cyber attacks (viruses, malware, etc) outdated, according to Larry Clinton, President & CEO of the Internet Security Alliance.

 Each minute in 2010 there were 45 new viruses created, 200 new malicious websites established, 180 personal identities stolen, 5,000 new versions of malware created and most importantly, 2 million dollars lost.  


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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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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 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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