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- The ramifications of cyberattacks.  

Expert: U.S. Must “Modernize” Cyber Defense Strategy

- Market-based incentives, rather than traditional regulations, may be more effective in countering cyber threats, according to one expert.

Can ISPs Help Beat Botnets?

- To fight hackers, companies are informing customers of threats, creating public-private partnerships, and devising security standards.

Data Security Regulations

- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Commerce Department have asked for feedback on ways to create a “voluntary industry code of conduct” to combat botnets. Read the comments online.

Mobile Devices

- This relatively inexpensive application can help track Apple and Android mobile devices and also offers a host of additional security features.

The Pineapple Express: Hak5 Builds A Bigger, Better WiFi Honey Pot

- For convenience, wireless devices like laptops, tablets, and smartphones contain software that automatically connects to networks they remember. That feature is also an easy to exploit vulnerability.

Morning Security Brief: Ohio Gun Laws, Cyberstalking Survey Results, Honduras Dubbed the Murder Capital of the World, and More

- Patrons, bar owners at odds over new Ohio gun laws. One in five Americans has been stalked online, according to a new survey. Honduras has the world's highest murder rate. And more.

Worth a Look: iHound

- An inexpensive application for tracking Apple and Android devices.

Can ISPs Help Beat Botnets?

- To fight hackers, companies are informing customers of threats, creating public-private partnerships, and devising security standards.

Securing the Smart Grid: Next Generation Power Grid Security

- Novices may find value in the thorough introduction to subjects such as the smart grid, hacking, and IT threats. It’s unlikely that the text would be a consistently helpful working reference, however, for those already engaged in smart grid security.

Morning Security Brief: Anonymous Avenges Megaupload, Virginia to be Cybesecurity Hub, Researchers Target Hacker Group, and More

- Anonymous takes down government sites after Megaupload is seized for copyright infringement. Governor declares Virginia as the nation's cybersecurity center. Russian hackers halt operations after their identities are revealed by security researchers. And more.

Ranking of Cloud Security Measures

- Survey data from the Ponemon Institute shows what cloud security measures respondents thought were most important.

Morning Security Brief: Swatting, TSA Admits Breaking SOP But Not Strip Searching, Virus Discovered After 10 Years, and More

- The FBI says pranks calls reporting hostage situations and shootings are stretching police resources. The Feds say procedures weren't followed, but octogenarians weren't strip searched. A computer virus that only activates at night was sending data from a college computer lab for 10 years undetected. And more.
 




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