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Avoiding the Spearphisher's Barb

- Cyberthieves know just how to target big executive fish and fool them into helping steal proprietary data through the network.

Manulife Outsources VM Scanning

- A financial services company found a cloud-based service that could help scan its network for weaknesses.

Social Media

- An employee who used the Internet for personal reasons on company time is not guilty of violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), according to a federal court. The district court ruled that the CFAA was designed to target hackers and does not apply to employees who use company computers for personal reasons.

The Lure of Spearphishing

- Take a look at the numbers behind a typical spearphishing campaign.

Bolstering Security Education

- Many security managers say end-user education is a central part of IT security. More regulations are also requiring that organizations demonstrate that they’re conducting such training.

Bolstering Security Education

- Many security managers say end-user education is a central part of IT security. More regulations are also requiring that organizations demonstrate that they’re conducting such training.

Breach Insurance Gains Steam

- Companies can mitigate losses from cyberattacks and other data breaches by purchasing cyber insurance, but they should evaluate policies carefully.

A Stuxnet-Type Hack Could Disable Prison Security Systems

- Exploiting a vulnerability in programmable logic controllers, hackers could wreak havoc on prison lights, doors, and video surveillance.

Data Security

- The Obama Administration has put forth the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, an initiative designed to strengthen the security and convenience of online transactions.

Top Ten Responses to Phishing Attacks

- A survey by AWPG examines the top 10 responses to phishing attacks.

Worth a Look: Send 2.0

- E-mail encryption solution, Send, from Send Technology, is both easy to use and free.

DoD Proposes Rules For Stricter Handling Of Unclassified Information

- A new Department of Defense policy would add increased security to unclassified information used by government contractors.

Worth a Look: LastPass

- A free software helps make managing multiple password easier and more secure. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 




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