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2011-06-14 00:00:00

Intended for the computer-literate (non-programmer, non-IT staff) home and small business User, the new book provides a source of "how-to" basic techniques for making personal computers resistant to cyber attack. (PRWEB) June 12, 2011 Intended for the computer-literate (non-programmer, non-IT staff) home and small business User, the book provides a source of "how-to" basic techniques for making personal computers resistant to cyber attack. Sample topic discussed within "Is Your Computer...

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2011-05-17 10:30:00

A new initiative was launched on Monday by the White House designed to tighten global defenses against computer attacks and instill US values such as freedom of expression that require international cooperation to ensure an open and secure Internet.

2011-05-07 00:00:28

With the rise of the Internet has come internet-based crimes, from child pornography to internet fraud to copyright crimes. The Chetson Firm, a Raleigh criminal law firm, warns that this presents unique challenges to police, and to lawyers.

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2011-05-04 11:03:33

With the advancement of technology, the Internet has become a major tool for European organized crime, top officials at Europol say.

2011-05-03 06:00:00

NEW YORK, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon will highlight findings from the 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report in a webinar on May 5.

2011-04-18 23:01:00

NEW YORK, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data loss through cyber attacks decreased sharply in 2010, but the total number of breaches was higher than ever, according to the "Verizon 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report." These findings continue to demonstrate that businesses and consumers must remain vigilant in implementing and maintaining security practices.

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2011-02-19 05:55:00

The head of the US National Security Agency (NSA) on Thursday advised computer security specialists to tighten the nation’s critical infrastructure against cyber crime that will most likely become more advanced and destructive.

2011-02-16 09:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To protect and inform the billions of people online, Norton today introduced the Norton Cybercrime Index, which tracks and warns computer users about daily cybercrime risks around the world, providing information that is timely and actionable.

2011-02-15 08:02:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- President and CEO of LIGATT Security International, (Pink Sheets: LGTT) Gregory D. Evans continues to be a leading expert in the cyber security industry.


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