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Morning Security Brief: Five Million Gmail Account Credentials Revealed, Salesforce Malware, and Cybersecurity Summit Wrapup

- Nearly five million Gmail usernames and passwords have been made public by Russian hackers, Salesforce has warned its customers of targeted malware aimed at stealing login credentials, and cybersecurity experts gathered to discuss protecting sales systems.

A Fierce Domain: Conflict in Cyberspace, 1986 to 2012

- This book sturdily lives up to the billing on its jacket as “the first history of twenty-five years of conflict in cyberspace.”

Chief Compliance Officer's Responsibility for Cybersecurity

- Who is responsible for data privacy laws and cybersecurity?

In Plain Sight

- Uses of the dark web are vast, and privacy advocates and law enforcement are struggling over how to maintain its use for legitimate activity.

Data Breach Jigsaw

- Varying state data breach notification laws make it difficult for companies to navigate the legal landscape in the event of a security incident.

DATA BREACH VICTIMS

- A recent report jointly conducted by Experian and the Ponemon Institute surveyed consumers who were victims of data breaches. In the report, The Aftermath of a Mega Data Breach: Consumer Sentiment, 63 percent of consumers said they believe the company where the data breach occurred should be obligated to provide identity theft protection to affected parties, and 67 percent wanted compensation such as cash, products, or services.

DATA BREACHES

- Verizon identified nine patterns that describe 92 percent of the confirmed data breaches it collected in 2013. Learn about these patterns and gain insight into cyber espionage and denial-of-service attacks in the company’s 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report.

Cyber Crime, Security and Digital Intelligence

- This original and creative book describes the risks to data and systems—from inside jobs to complex external attacks—and presents some defensive strategies.  

Windows XP Goes Dark

- Microsoft abandons patches for Windows XP, and a healthcare group protects against dangerous e-mail.

Cybersecurity

- The 2014 Security Threat Report from Sophos explores the latest trends in cybersecurity and the most malicious threats to enterprises, government, and individuals on a global scale. The report looks at risks like targeted threats to financial accounts, Android malware, and the end of support updates for Microsoft’s Windows XP operating system.

Morning Security Brief: Increased U.S. Military Presence in Europe, Target Defends IT Security, and Potential Passport Fraud

- President Obama announces a $1 billion security fund for increased security in Europe. Target releases a letter to the SEC just ahead of its annual shareholders meeting, detailing its efforts to protect customer data. And the GAO releases a report outlining circumstances in which potentially fraudulent passports were issued.

The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business

- Amid the sea of information technology and computer books destined to line the shelves of security professionals, this one is uniquely crafted to aid truly long-term planning.

Cyber Experts Talk Trends

- Cybersecurity experts point out that personal information is a profitable commodity for criminals, and it professionals need to protect their networks throughout the entire supply chain.
 




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