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What the Snowden Leaks Can Teach Us About Data Security

November 14, 2013 Added by:Cam Roberson

One of the major issues discussed in the wake of the National Security Agency leak involving Edward Snowden was how the government can prevent a similar leak from happening in the future. This article looks at several specific measures that can strengthen data security, making it more difficult for bad actors to break into the system, and tougher for them to make off with sensitive information onc...

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Security Advisor Alliance, A Nonprofit of Elite CISOs giving back to the community.

November 12, 2013 Added by:Jason Clark

Security Advisor Alliance is a nonprofit group of Top security leaders from the Global 1000 who have come together to donate time each week to help our peers in any area of security as a pro-bono service.

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Belgacom Hack, State-sponsored Attack Hypothesis

September 18, 2013 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

Belgacom hack, the telecommunications company found evidence of digital intrusion in the company systems, many experts believe in a state-sponsored attack.

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Insider Steals Data of 2 Million Vodafone Germany Customers

September 12, 2013 Added by:Mike Lennon

Vodafone Germany said an attacker with insider knowledge had stolen the personal data of two million of its customers from a server located in Germany.

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Gaining a Data Security Edge with Social Threat Detection

August 16, 2013 Added by:Vince Schiavone

From weak data protection practices to sophisticated organized attacks, enterprises are facing a multi-front war when it comes to protecting and preserving their information and intellectual property.

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“SIGINT” on 802.11b/g/n Distributed SDR Station - Deployment Example

August 15, 2013 Added by:Mikko Jakonen

“SIGINT” on 802.11b/g/n distributed SDR station - deployment example is overview of using SDR (Software Defined Radio) receiver system deployment to capture 802.11b/g/n “traffic”, signals on frequency range 2412- 2484 MHz.

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Cyber Security and Terrorism – See Something, Say Something

August 08, 2013 Added by:Jon Stout

he existing cyber security computing model of the past decade, based on firewalls, anti-viral services, intrusion detection controls, etc., is no longer adequate to help organizations mitigate cyber-security risk.

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Top Secret SCI Jobs - The Value of Smaller Contractors

July 30, 2013 Added by:Jon Stout

You can be doing all the right things, adding immense value to your customer and helping your company build a great brand. When a contract changes even incumbents are suddenly “on the bench” or “between projects” or “on overhead” . You are no longer billable. As a result you have now moved from a profit-generator to a cost center. When this happens you are at risk.

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Protecting the Enterprise Against Growing Social Threats

July 29, 2013 Added by:Vince Schiavone

Corporations looking to proactively protect the business against growing enterprise social risks are engaging advanced, strategic solutions to unveil and track a wide array of social threats. This delivers strategic intelligence for proactive response to effectively mitigate these threats, often before they explode into all out crises.

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The Tricky Game of Breach Notification

July 16, 2013 Added by:Rafal Los

I received an email today from a vendor I use regularly, notifying me that there had been “unauthorized access attempts” to their web platform against a small pool of accounts.

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The Subtleties of Enterprise Security Vulnerability Management — at Scale

July 11, 2013 Added by:Rafal Los

Enterprises face some interesting challenges as they grow. Once you scale to any real size, tasks that seemed simple become unmanageable and difficult, even confused. One of those tasks is vulnerability management, and while it may sound simple and trivial, I assure you it is, indeed, not.

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Webcast: Addressing the Open Doors in Your APT Strategy

July 10, 2013 Added by:InfosecIsland News

With APTs leveraging these weaknesses, it’s critical to have visibility and control of enterprise key and certificate inventories. Cyber criminals understand that the easy targets are those organizations that have little visibility into their threat surface and cannot respond quickly. We need to gain control over trust; we need to plug the gap related to key & certificate-based exploits. (Re...

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Iowa Mental Health Institute Warns of Missing Backup Tape

June 26, 2013 Added by:Mike Lennon

The Iowa Department of Human Services on Wednesday warned former patients at the Mental Health Institute in Independence and others, about a possible breach of their confidential information due to a lost backup tape.

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Another Reason Hacking Back is Probably a Bad Idea

June 20, 2013 Added by:Rafal Los

Private industry and corporations alike are talking about “hack-back.” It’s no secret I believe that “hack-back” is a bad idea, for many reasons.

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Why are Cybercrimes NOT Always White-collar Crimes?

June 17, 2013 Added by:DHANANJAY ROKDE

A generic definition of a crime would be an act that is in violation of the applicable laws.

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Scangate Re-visited: Vulnerability Scanners Uncovered

June 12, 2013 Added by:Ian Tibble

The notion that VA tools really can be used to give a decent picture of vulnerability is still heavily embedded, and that notion in itself presents a serious vulnerability for businesses.

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