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DHS Secretary Predicts U.S. Cyber Legislation this Summer

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says that Congress is likely to agree on cybersecurity legislation this summer.


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Boosting Cybersecurity Agility with Startups’ Innovation

Enterprise security professionals and risk officers today are faced with many daunting challenges.
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Microsoft Expands $100K Bounty Program for Cyber Vulnerabilities

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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Black Hat Conference Evolves as Cyber Risk Soars

ATMs hacked to spit out $20s on stage, overriding pacemakers and insulin pumps via laptops – these are just a few of the demonstrations by enterprising hackers at Black Hat, but these presentations often help enterprises more than they hurt.

Black Hat, by its name, seems ominous. What was once a conclave of hackers in 1997 has become a fast-growing global conference series focused on the business of cyber security and includes technical presentations on vulnerabilities and solutions.


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Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) are proving traditional cyber attacks (viruses, malware, etc) outdated, according to Larry Clinton, President & CEO of the Internet Security Alliance.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

Aon Corp. has sold more cyber insurance products in the last year and a half than the five years prior combined, marking an upward trend in enterprises' awareness of cyber threats.


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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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First Cyberattack on Florida Election System Uncovered

Requests for 2,500 absentee ballots, many originating from a few IP addresses overseas, caught the attention of fraud-detection software and election officials as the first cyberattack on an electronic election process. 


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Lack of Skilled IT Security Professionals Causing Economic Ripple Effect

A study from (ISC)2 found that the global shortage of IT security professionals is driven by a combination of business conditions, executives who don't understand the need for security and an inability to locate enough qualified IT security professionals.


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U.S. Security Firm Alleges Massive Chinese Hacking

Hundreds of terabytes of data have been stolen from U.S. and other foreign companies and governments, Mandiant's report states. 


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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

September 2014

2014 September

In the September issue of Security Magazine, find out who this year's most influential people are in the security industry are. Also, take a peek at the technology products that ASIS 2014 will be showcasing at the upcoming event. Read about the lessons learned from security at the World Cup, find out why tactical medical training is a must for your enterprise and how Atlanta increased security by sharing surveillance.
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