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Special Report: Cyber Risk and Security

The word of the year, so far, with regards to cybersecurity, seems to be “data breach.”
By Diane Ritchey
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When asked specifically about the underlying technologies of a credit or debit card, Americans responded favorably, with 69 percent stating that EMV chip cards are making their debit and credit card transactions more secure, with only five percent feeling chip cards make their transactions less secure.


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5 Common Mistakes in Cyber Incident Response

Network intrusions have become a fact of corporate life, and increasingly are viewed as among the many costs of doing business.
By Steven Chabinsky
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Removing the power from a computer not only results in lost volatile memory, much of which can be critical to a forensic investigation (and should be imaged), but also may lead the intruder to establish other points of entry.


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Going Further Than Encryption for Data Regulation in the Cloud

By Chris Leffel
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Moving information from enterprise data centers or in-network servers to a cloud environment is often chosen as a means to offload IT maintenance costs, provide a higher degree of physical safeguards and facilitate easier scaling to accommodate business growth.
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29% of Canadian IT Security Professionals Would Overhaul Existing Systems

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Twenty-three percent of Canadian cybersecurity teams never speak with their executive team about cybersecurity, but of those that did, 23 percent spoke just annually, and 24 percent spoke with the C-Suite semi-annually. Only 13 percent of IT Canadian security professionals spoke with executives quarterly, according to a new Ponemon Institute study with Websense, Inc.


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Tesla Sedan Targeted in Chinese Hacking Competition

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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

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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

By Greg Akers
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Technology, demographics, economic and geopolitical forces are constantly shifting, creating a fluid cybersecurity environment.
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Protecting Data Against Wearable Technology Risks

Many tech giants have recently made a big push in wearable items.
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An organization has to look at the whole picture when thinking about the risks and acceptable use policy regarding wearable technology.


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9 Strategies to Protect Privacy in Cyber Space

Privacy issues have long been a big concern when it comes to cybersecurity, but with major security breaches like the one Target experienced in December 2013
By Sarah Ludwig
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In the event of a breach, you need to have a written plan to take immediate steps and know who is going to analyze the problem, who will notify the people impacted by the breach, and who you can call for help, among other things.


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Facing an Uncertain Future in Cybersecurity Enforcement

The FTC has become the nation’s leading force to drive and enforce consumer privacy
By Steven Chabinsky
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In early May, the FTC’s Chief Administrative Law Judge held that in an enforcement action the FTC must disclose “what data security standards, if any” it has published and intends to rely upon to demonstrate that a company’s data security practices are not reasonable and appropriate.


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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

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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