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When BYOD Goes Bad

BYOD is either a ticking time bomb or IT’s greatest opportunity. Whether you belong to the 40 percent of organizations that have policies or not, I guarantee people are using their own mobile devices at your office.
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Where Cyber Meets Skinware: An Enterprise Security Problem

As your enterprise virtualizes and leverages cyber technology to speed productivity, the incidence of cybercrime will, of course, increase. Similarly, as your employees’ behavior, as consumers, drives the technology they use (BYOD), the cybercrime cat will continue to be let out of the bag.


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Confindential Document Destruction Decreases in 2014

While 86 percent of C-Suite executives are aware of the legal requirements supporting the protection of confidential data, one in five have never performed a security audit

The study also found that almost half of the small business owners surveyed conduct no regular audits of their security protocols, and three in 10 have never performed an audit.


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Who is Facilitating Insider Threats?

Are enterprises in an impossible situation when it comes to dealing with insider threats?

While legislators have passed a multitude of statutes to aid in the protection of our economic interests pertaining to data systems – non-physical assets and privacy – frequently any course of action is still determined by the concept of monetary loss and treated as if someone was stealing or damaging physical assets, or as in the case of the Stored Communications Act (SCA), creating a statue that has been described as dense and confusing to even legal scholars.


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$199 Million Recovered from Retail Thieves in 2013

Almost 1.2 million shoplifters and dishonest employees were apprehended in 2013 by just 23 large retailers. Over $199 million was recovered from these thieves, according to the 26th Annual Retail Theft Survey from Jack L. Hayes International.


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Insider Threat Survey Reveals Increased Awareness and Little Action

Despite heightened awareness of insider threats, most organizations continue to grapple with how to mitigate risks to their networks and sensitive information.


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Insider Threat Report Reveals Mismatch Between Security Fears and Spending

New research suggests that within US organizations, the possibility of insider threats tops all worries.


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14 Detained in LAX Baggage Theft Investigation

Authorities said Thursday that they suspect at least 14 baggage handlers at Los Angeles International Airport of stealing thousands of dollars in electronics, jewelry and other high-priced items from bags and other property at the airport.


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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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U.S. Companies Ahead of European Counterparts in Cybersecurity Readiness

Forty-one percent of U.S. business leaders consider cybersecurity a major priority, compared to just 20 percent in Europe and 30 percent globally, according to research from BT.

Forty-one percent of U.S. business leaders consider cybersecurity a major priority, compared to just 20 percent in Europe and 30 percent globally, according to research from BT.


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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 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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