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Zero Trust Model

- Information security professionals should readjust some widely held views on how to combat cyber risks, according to a new Forrester Research report.

Palin Hacker Asks Court for Probation

- Although prosecutors are seeking prison time, the man convicted earlier this year of hacking into Sarah Palin’s e-mail has asked a court for probation.

Federal IT Execs: Cyberattack Volume Growing "Exponentially"

- While hackers, criminals, and rogue states have yet to cripple the U.S. cyber infrastructure, the threat is omnipresent as government agencies struggle day-in and day-out to keep a step ahead of attackers, according to sector leaders.

Hacking: The Next Generation

- A multiauthor volume that teaches how hacking has evolved to include sophisticated tools and methods that can compromise an individual or an enterprise.

Public-Private Cyber Info Sharing Still Lacking: Report

- Government and the private sector still don't share enough information about cyber threats because each doubts the other's ability to protect it, according to a recent survey by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

Best Damn Cybercrime and Digital Forensics Book Period

- Despite the bragging title, this multi-author volume is a valuable introduction to cybercrime and digital forensics.

Identity Theft Handbook: Detection, Prevention, and Security

- A boring read that security professionals will find little worth their attention.

The Rewards of PCI Compliance

- Small firms are less likely to be PCI compliant than larger organizations and are at a greater risk of data theft.

E-mail Security Provider Adds Extra Layers of Security

- For e-mail users who need stronger security than a standard login, StrongWebmail allows the e-mail users' phone to protect their e-mail account.

Uptick in Cybercrime Cost Victims Big in 2009, FBI Report Says

- The most prevalent cyberscam in 2009 used the good name of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to dupe victims out of money or personal information, the FBI reported last week.

Morning Security Brief: Spanish Botnet, Napolitano at RSA, BlackBerry Security, TSO Abuses, & Data Retention Legal Loss

- Spanish police arrest botnet perpetrators. Business Week highlights Napolitano's speech at RSA today. Five security tips for BlackBerry users. Congressman complains about abusive TSA officers. Germany's highest court suspends EU counterterrorism law on data retention.

Profiling Hackers: The Science of Criminal Profiling as Applied to the World of Hacking

- Can the science of behavioral profiling apply to cybercriminals and hackers?

Watch Your Business Partners

- Verizon’s annual data breach report warns that companies have one more weak link to worry about when protecting their information.

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