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Georgia Tech Launches Early Warning System for Cyberthreats

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Georgia Institute of Technology's applied research arm has launched an early warning system to help organizations prepare for possible cyberattacks.

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CA Attorney General Releases Cybersecurity Guide for Small Businesses

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Half of all cyberattacks are aimed at businesses with fewer than 2,500 employees, according to a new guide by California Attorney General Kamala Harris.

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Yahoo Email Account Passwords Stolen

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Yahoo said that some of its customers’ email accounts were compromised in a recent cyberattack.

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3 Ways to Limit Unwanted Cyberattacks

By Jerry Irvine
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IT security risks continue to become more challenging, not just because of the new technologies of systems and applications, but also because of the size and stature of criminal organizations involved in malicious cyber activity.
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Cyberattacks Advance to Top of Terror Threat List, Defense Leaders Say

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Defense officials see cyberattacks as the greatest threat to U.S. national security, a survey released Monday says. Forty-five percent of respondents to the Defense News Leadership Poll named a cyberattack as the single greatest threat – nearly 20 percentage points above the second ranked threat: terrorism.

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Enterprises Recognizing Cyber-Attacks as Greatest Global Threat to Survival

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The information security function fully meets needs in only 17 percent of organizations, according to EY’s 16th annual Global Information Security Survey 2013, which tracks the level of awareness and action in response to cyber threats, canvassing the opinion of more than 1,900 senior executives globally.

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Long Distance Breakins Can Take Over Ships

Often Used Auto ID Systems Vulnerable to Cyberattacks

Impacts Biggest Commercial and Passenger Ships
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Researchers analyzing the Automatic Identification System used to track vessels have found that they are vulnerable to cyberattacks. Currently, the system is installed on around 400,000 ships.

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Study Says Most Small Businesses Don't Recover From Cybercrime

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A recent study by ClikCloud found though more than three-quarters of small businesses believe their companies are safe from hackers, 20% of all cyberattacks hit small businesses with 250 or fewer employees.


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First Cyberattack on Florida Election System Uncovered

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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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Report: Global Cyber Breaches Now an 'Epidemic'

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A lack of early security training for programmers is partly to blame, researchers say. 

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Cybersecurity: A CEO and Director Issue

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.


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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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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CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide
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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