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Wed, April 16, 2014 - Melissa Andrews, a resident of Canada, is a cyber security "cop" for Payza, an international e-commerce payment platform operating in 97 countries. Her job, described by the company's public relations firm as "the worst security job on the Internet," is to protect the public from illegal, and many times revolting, content, by shutting the sites down and alerting authorities about criminal activity. She spoke with CSO this week about her job and why she is proud of what she does.
Wed, April 16, 2014 - The service has started accepting registrations for its upcoming beta testing period
Tue, April 15, 2014 - I just finished up a lengthy tour through Latin America and Asia, as described in many of my latest blogs. Most recently I was in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). I had the opportunity to work with various government agencies, organizations within critical infrastructure and general enterprise businesses across ANZ. Their primary topic of interest: big data. More specifically, they were interested in determining what needs to be part of a successful big data security strategy.
Tue, April 15, 2014 - Some vulnerabilities were identified but are likely accidental, security auditors from iSEC Partners said
Mon, April 14, 2014 - The move, in early discussions, would add a layer of security for Web users
Mon, April 14, 2014 - A federal appeals court has ruled that the venue for Auernheimer's prosecution wasn't appropriate
Sun, April 13, 2014 - CloudFlare said its challenge shows how dangerous is the OpenSSL bug
Fri, April 11, 2014 - Size matters when it comes to security, according to Davi Ottenhelmer. Ottenhelmer, senior director of trust at EMC, titled his presentation at SOURCE Boston Wednesday, "Delivering Security at Big Data Scale," and began with the premise that, "as things get larger, a lot of our assumptions break."
Thu, April 10, 2014 - While security pros hustle to patch Web sites affected by the widespread OpenSSL flaw nicknamed Heartbleed, there are indications that cybercriminals are hoping to beat them to the punch.
Thu, April 10, 2014 - Not surprisingly, privacy advocates decry the appointment of Rice, a pro-surveillance hawk, to the board of a company that stores user data.
Wed, April 09, 2014 - Ransomware programs such as CryptoDefense, CryptorBit and HowDecrypt have left users enraged -- and often helpless
Wed, April 09, 2014 - Heartbleed is a devastating bug that shatters online encryption efforts
Wed, April 09, 2014 - Risks to enterprises are not only of the security breach variety from outside attackers, malicious insiders or even careless employees. Another comes from everybody in an organization a even its most loyal, careful, capable members.
Wed, April 09, 2014 - Software asset management and software license management aren't just for on-premises assets. Find out how they can help you ensure compliance with software policies and agreements across mobile devices as well.