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ISO27001 in a Windows Environment

- Anyone who will be using ISO27001 in a Windows environment and wants to make its implementation easier should certainly have this reference at their side.

The Basics of Information Security

- This is a thin book on a broad and deep topic, which gave me pause initially, but as it turns out, the book is thoughtfully written and will definitely be useful for educating managers and security professionals who need to broaden their thinking beyond physical security.

Morning Security Brief: Financial Web Site Attacks, License Plate Readers, and Exposed User Credentials

- Several bank Web sites appear to have been attacked by hackers, the government is sued over the privacy of license plate readers, and many of an association’s user credentials may have been exposed.

Forrester Study Highlights Insider Risks

- Cyber attacks from external sources often gain attention, but most data loss incidents are caused by events such as employees’ mishandling of data, according to a new Forrester report.

Morning Security Brief: New FERC Cyber Security Office, GAO Report on Mobile Security, and Gun Discharged at Airport Security

- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has created a new cyber security office, the General Accountability Office issues a report on mobile device security, and a gun accidentally fires in airport security.

Morning Security Brief: Copyright Reform, Fake Photos, and Counterfeit Driver's Licenses

- An Australian study advocates copyright reform, new software can determine whether a photo is fake, and a government report finds that counterfeit documents remain the weak link in fraudulent driver's licenses.

Morning Security Brief: Mirage Malware, Cloud Security Alliance, Syria Conflict, and More

- Phishing campaigns target natural resource companies. Cloud Security Alliance to issue new reports. Syria accuses Gulf countries of supporting regional instability. And more.

Two Romanians Plead Guilty to Hacking Subway, other Stores

- Two Romanian men have pled guilty to participating in a multimillion dollar scheme to steal payment card data from hundreds of Subway restaurants and other merchants, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ).

EU Launches Permanent Computer Emergency Response Team

- The group is comprised of IT security professionals from institutions including the European Commission, the General Secretariat of the Council, the European Parliament, and the European Network and Information Security Agency.

U.S. Groups Back Strong E.U. Privacy Proposal

- Twenty-two U.S. privacy and consumer groups have written a letter to the European Parliament supporting a strong new European Union data protection law.

Continuity Program Buy-in

- Those charged with continuity planning can get support from senior management by developing metrics and demonstrating value to the bottom line.

Second Sony Hacker Arrested

- A second member of the hacking group LulzSec has been arrested for a 2011 intrusion of Sony Pictures’ computer systems.

Twitter Appeals Ruling on Providing Protester’s Information

- Twitter earlier this week appealed a judge’s order requiring the company to turn over tweets and other information of an Occupy Wall Street protester.
 




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