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Tue, November 26, 2013 - A new study by Ponemon Institute finds many small and mid-sized business don't see cyber attacks as a significant threat to their business.
Mon, November 25, 2013 - Scammers exploiting the weak job market are looking for hapless victims on LinkedIn, which has become a major meeting site for job seekers and recruiters.
Tue, November 19, 2013 - As government organizations continue to deal with an increasing number of cyber threats, one thing has become clear to those who protect our digital assets: there is no silver bullet.
Thu, November 14, 2013 - Companies battling tireless cyberespionage campaigns may be up against well-organized attackers that are fed a steady stream of malware from a talented developer of cyber-arms.
Mon, November 04, 2013 - Organizations are showing more interest in cybersecurity through executive involvement and higher spending. Nevertheless, the added attention is new and more resources need to be directed at defending against cyberattacks, a study shows.
Fri, November 01, 2013 - Ghettos are not good, whether they are at the local, state or national level. They tend to breed unrest, dysfunction and crime that can extend well beyond their borders, undermining the health of an entire society.
Thu, October 24, 2013 - After delays due to the government shutdown, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released on October 22 its latest version of a comprehensive cybersecurity framework for critical infrastructure as mandated by President Obama's February cybersecurity executive order (EO).
Wed, October 23, 2013 - In a rare move, a federal court in Idaho recently ordered a software developer's computer seized and its contents copied without prior notice because the developer described himself as a 'hacker' on his website.
Thu, October 17, 2013 - In an effort to lock down agency data and control access points, cybersecurity professionals in the federal government fail to consider the experience of end users, who say security policies are burdensome and often resort to workarounds.
Mon, October 14, 2013 - Managed security service providers get paid by enterprise customers to stop malware or other kinds of cyberattacks, but if they fail, they face what’s often a multi-million-dollar liability.
Fri, October 11, 2013 - Edward Snowden got a job with top-level clearance at National Security Agency contractor after he had been dismissed by a previous employer -- the CIA -- on suspicion of breaking into computers without authorized access.
Fri, October 11, 2013 - Here are five pillars to consider in rethinking your approach to data security in a cyber-environment in which both values and risks increase daily.
Fri, October 11, 2013 - Critical infrastructure companies could face new liability risks if they fail to meet voluntary cybersecurity standards being developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Mon, October 07, 2013 - Google exec Schmidt says U.S. government networks are in danger 'because no one is there' during the shutdown to stop hackers.