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Collaboration Key to Protecting Data

- The credit card industry has established a new forum to allow confidential sharing of information on breaches and threats to data security.

Healthy Data Security

- Mobile devices can cut costs and improve healthcare, but they also dramatically increase the potential vulnerability of personal patient information. Learn how healthcare providers are adapting technological solutions to their needs.

Behind the Numbers

- The top Internet frauds complaints for 2008.

Site to See: Google Alerts

- Google Alerts can help people monitor the Internet for any of their personal information churning around cyberspace.

Quick Bytes: Lost Customers is Biggest Breach Cost

- The biggest data breach cost by far is loss of customer relationships, according to a Ponemon Institute study. Such losses account for 69 percent of breach costs, up from 65 percent in 2007 and 54 percent in 2006.

Gray Hat Hacking

- The Ethical Hacker's Handbook attempts to create antihacking security professionals: it more than succeeds in its task.

Security in Tough Times

- Companies will need to optimize interdepartmental budget sharing, share security-related tasks, and even outsource to keep a nimble security strategy during the current recession, a new report recommends.

Hardening Flash Drives

- Flash drives, while smaller and cheaper, are becoming one more weak security link in the computer environment.

Can You See Me Now?

- Cell phones can double as portable location devices, which may be a security risk for executives.

Behind the Numbers

- The top IT concerns for business continuity planning from Forrester Research, Inc.

Security for Stalking Victims

- Discover a resource that may help employees with cyberstalking concerns.

Quick Bytes: Breaches Up

- Data breaches in the United States increased 47 percent in 2008 compared with 2007, mostly as a result of lost or stolen equipment and accidental exposure of online data, according to a new study from the nonprofit Identity Theft Resource Center.

Numbers

- 70 That’s the percentage of the top 100 most popular Web sites that are hosting malicious content or contain a hidden redirect, according to State of Internet Security, a report by Websense that covers the last half of 2008. That figure has increased 16 percent when compared to the first half of 2007.
 




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