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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. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Strengthening Global Cooperation

- Efforts to combat cybercrime through diplomatic initiatives, treaties, and other means are growing, but it is still not a battle that all countries are equally committed to fighting.

Data Security

- When forced to manage too many passwords, people either use weak passwords or write them down. This free software solution can help users manage those passwords securely.

Behind the Numbers

- Forrester Research examines why employees are using unauthorized software at work.

Hardware Theft Leads the List of Reasons for Medical Information Breaches

- Cybersecurity is a primary concern as corporate workplaces cozy up to mobile technology like smartphones and tablets, but physical theft of devices still remains the number one cause of security breaches of private health information, according to a Department of Health and Human Services database of health information breaches.

Malware Attacks Climb, Spam Levels Fall, says McAfee

- The first quarter of 2011 was the most active quarter yet for malware, according to a new report from McAfee.

HHS Proposal Would Strengthen HIPAA Privacy Rule

- A new proposed rule by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) would give people the right to learn who may have accessed their electronically stored healthcare information.

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