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Are you prepared to handle the rising tide of ransomware?

Ransomware is on the rise, even as we tend to underestimate the risk...

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Mozilla reports user data leak from Bugzilla project

It's the second database exposure incident reported by the organization in a month...

Tuning the security analysts

Monitoring of the SIEM has gone offshore, but the overseas analysts are escalating a lot of events that aren't really worth investigating....

Take our annual State of the CSO survey!

CSO is conducting its annual “State of the CSO” survey with the objective of defining the security agenda for the coming year as the role of the security professional continues to evolve in today’s business climate...

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The Black Hat evolution

Black Hat is still a must attend event, but not for the same reasons...

Report: NSA built 'Google-like' search engine for metadata

ICReach sought to provide easy access to billions of pieces of communications metadata...

PCI DSS 3.0 compliance deadline approaches. Will it make any difference?

Security experts say the new standard for the Payment Card Industry will improve companies' chances of avoiding the kinds of catastrophic breaches that have plagued major retailers. But that's only if they remain in compliance all...

Security spending gets boost from mobile, social and cloud, says Gartner

Worldwide spending will increase by almost 8 percent this year...

City of London Police brings in Kaspersky to train officers to tackle cybercrime

The scheme will be extended into further UK services and large companies to help them deal with computer misuse crimes...

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What are CISOs' top security concerns and strategies?

A recent report conducted by Wisegate and Scale Venture Partners sheds some light on the priorities of security executives, how they're innovating, and what they're doing to help businesses take smart risks...

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The Puerile Nature of HTTP Shaming

There is a new trend on social media recently. This is the act of shaming websites into to switching over to HTTPS as the default connection for a site....

Healthcare organizations still too lax on security

Data breach at Community Health is symptom of broader problem, security experts say...

5 cool new security research breakthroughs

University and vendor researchers are congregating in San Diego this week at USENIX Security ’14 to share the latest findings in security and privacy, and here are 5 that jumped out to me as being particularly interesting. ...

Tech pros in healthcare, retail and finance admit they are failing on data compliance

Not enough manpower and too much data growth...

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Senator questions airlines' data privacy practices

Jay Rockefeller raises concerns about airlines collecting and sharing personal information...

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Why it is time to intensify employee education on phishing

Companies should consider intensifying employee training to combat the increasing craftiness of phishers who are working harder to obtain personal details on targets in order to trap them in scams....

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In Depth

Security incidents tracked on Radar of Seattle Hospital

Software simplifies compliance with HIPAA rules...

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Community Health Systems blames China for recent data breach

Community Hospital Systems (CHS), which operates just over 200 hospitals in 29 states, reported a data breach impacting about 4.5 million people on Monday. The incident, blamed on actors in China, was made public via an 8-K filing...

Assange to leave Ecuador embassy ‘soon'

Wikileaks founder has been living at the embassy building in the UK since June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden...

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