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Morning Security Brief: Attorney Sued Over Records Request, Venezuelan Diplomat Expelled, Symantec Hacked, and More

- The City of Seattle sues a defense attorney for requesting dash cam video. A Venezuelan diplomat is being asked to leave the country for her involvement in plots against the United States. Symantec confirms it was hacked. And more.

Case Study

- Concerned about employees’ excessive Web surfing, one company found a software program that helped monitor it and block access to certain sites.

Firms Flock to Managed Services

- Before organizations contract with managed security services providers, they should clarify their needs and expectations.

Ranking of Cloud Security Measures

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

Metasploit: The Penetration Tester’s Guide

- For those looking to use the Metasploit to its fullest, Metasploit: The Penetration Tester’s Guide is a valuable aid.

Securing the Cloud

- This book is much too detailed for the layman security professional or executive-level manager and is better suited to cloud infrastructure engineers.

Experts Share Compliance Tactics

- Companies can help ease the pain of standards compliance by integrating efforts into daily routines and conducting ongoing inventory checks.

Google Expands Malware Scanning Tool

- Google announced last week that it would be expanding the program, Safe Browsing Alerts for Network Administrators, to also include malicious domains to the information available to Web site administrators.

Morning Security Brief: New Cybersecurity Bill, Officers Suing For Discrimination, Largest Child Porn Bust, and More

- A new cybersecurity bill aims to protect companies from lawsuits after information breaches. Officers sue their agencies after being dismissed for "having opinions." Authorities make the biggest child porn bust in history. And more.

NIST Makes Major Upgrade to SAMATE Reference Dataset

- Computer scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have enlarged a database designed to improve applications that help programmers find weaknesses in software.

Experts Share Compliance Tactics

- Companies can help ease the pain of standards compliance by integrating efforts into daily routines and conducting ongoing inventory checks.

CHART: Sources of Corporate Data Breaches

- Insiders committed 43 percent of all security breaches.

Morning Security Brief: Harsh Report for TSA, Police DNA Collection, College Transcripts Hacked, and More

- Republican lawmakers say TSA is pointless. St. Louis police to sue over DNA collection policy. F's are changed to A's after a university's computer system is hacked. And more.
 




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