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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.

Behind the Numbers: Top Five Risk Priorities of Large Companies

- Securing mobile devices ranks as the top priority of large companies, according to Forrester Research, Inc.  

Keeping Data in Its Place

- A new software program is helping the city of Richmond better manage and monitor user access to data.

Seven Deadliest Microsoft Attacks

- Attention Microsoft users: Syngress lays out the seven deadliest attacks against the popular operating system.

Study Highlights Growing Mobile Risks

- As workers increasingly use mobile devices in the workplace, organizations are facing increasing data loss and other risks, according to a new study from Carnegie Mellon University and McAfee.

Airlines Reduce Online Ticketing Fraud

- Airlines are making progress in reducing losses from online ticketing fraud, according to a report from Cybersource, a payment processing and security subsidiary of Visa.

Senator Introduces Update to Key Electronic Privacy Law

- Senator Patrick Leahy introduced legislation Tuesday that seeks to update the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.

Beyond Print

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