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2009-06-15 10:44:52

Could an entirely new approach to online security, based on distributed sanctions, help prevent cybercrime, fraud and identity theft? A report in the International Journal of Intercultural Information Management suggests it could. Susan Brenner of the University of Dayton School of Law, in Dayton, OH, and Leo Clarke of the Thomas M. Cooley School of Law, in Lansing, MI, suggest that government could control cybercrime by requiring anyone accessing cyberspace to employ reasonable security...

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2009-05-29 14:15:00

President Barack Obama announced on Friday that he would name a new  "cyber czar" to ensure the country is protecting the security of its computer networks.  Speaking at the White House, Obama said the U.S. must do more to deter and defend against a growing number of criminal, espionage and hacker attacks on public and private networks. "It is the great irony of our information age -- the very technologies that empower us to create and to build, also empower those who would seek to...

2009-05-19 09:30:00

Free identity-theft prevention tips, tools and new Web site security widget from Trend Micro - now available to everyone. CUPERTINO, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Between 2007 and 2008, over 80 percent of data breaches were electronic; identity theft - both online and off - affected 10 million new victims in the United States last year alone and cost the average consumer nearly $500. The problem is not endemic to consumers alone - cybercriminals looking for a larger payload are targeting...

2009-05-14 06:00:00

Speaker to Highlight Top Recommendations From Verizon Business '2009 Data Breach Investigations Report' LAS VEGAS, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Peter Tippett, vice president of innovation and technology at Verizon Business, will keynote at the CSI SX security conference on May 18. His presentation, "The Economy's Effect on Security: Inside the Worst Data Breaches," will highlight Verizon Business' "2009 Data Breach Investigations Report," with an emphasis on how security officers can...

2009-05-13 13:55:00

A Panda Security study of 4,000 adolescents reveals alarming statistics around teenage hacking rates and exploration   GLENDALE, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, a leading provider of IT security solutions, today announced the results of a four month survey carried out by Panda Security(1) that analyzed the online behaviors, technology knowledge, and hacking activities of more than 4,000 adolescents between the ages of 15 and 18 years old. The study results indicate...

2009-05-07 07:00:00

Establishes Applied Research Agenda for Confronting Global Identity Management Challenges WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Applied Identity Management Research (CAIMR), a trusted public-private partnership of cross-disciplinary experts focused on conducting applied research that addresses current and future identity management challenges, today announced the release of its first annual workshop report, "An Applied Research Agenda for Confronting Global Identity Management...

2009-04-30 15:46:00

41st Parameter's FraudNet Providing a Holistic Approach to Fraud Management which is critical to Global Carriers' Profitability Outlook SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- 41st Parameter Inc., a leading provider of internet fraud detection and prevention systems to the Airlines Industry, announced today its FraudNet solution is significantly reducing fraud losses for airlines across multiple card not present channels; allowing for legitimate sale of seat capacity and revenue...

2009-04-29 10:35:00

NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- When you're the victim of a cybercrime, it's hard to know what to do and where to turn. Unlike other crimes, it's not just a matter of calling 911. Here's more on a new resource to help if you think your computer's been attacked. Listen to this report from McAfee at: http://inr.mediaseed.tv/oneClip_C/Default.aspx?feed=2EuCEDwZNte7UOqsIWKV4vlg24y_AyyJ Registered journalists can access video, audio, text, graphics and photos for free and unrestricted use at...

2009-04-22 06:00:00

Findings From Verizon Business '2009 Data Breach Investigations Report' to Underscore Presentation SAN FRANCISCO, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Peter Tippett, vice president of innovation and technology at Verizon Business, will speak at the RSA Conference on April 24. Tippett's remarks will feature key findings from Verizon's Business' just-released "2009 Data Breach Investigations Report." WHEN: Friday, April 24, 9 a.m. Pacific time WHERE:...

2009-04-21 08:37:00

Named Best Anti-Spam Solution by Info Security Products Guide BOCA RATON, Fla., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- SECNAP(R) Network Security Corporation announced today that its SpammerTrap(R) Email Security appliance has won the 2009 Global Product Excellence Customer Trust Award in the Anti-Spam Solutions category. Sponsored by Info Security Products Guide, the leading publication on security-related products and technologies, this award recognizes the very best products in information security....


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