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2014-10-23 08:41:19

DDoS attacks surge: Four-fold year-over-year increase in DDoS attack size and volume; Thriving criminal industry taps into Internet devices, spreads easy-to-use tools CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today announced availability of the Q3 2014 State of the Internet - Security Report. Akamai's Prolexic Security...

2014-10-22 23:14:55

Phoenix Technology Solutions earns Accredited Training Center of the Year at Hacker Halted 2014 Columbia, MD (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 After four straight years of being named to the EC-Council’s Circle of Excellence, Phoenix TS, the internationally-acclaimed computer training provider, took home the 2014 ATC of the Year award for all North America. “We could not be happier,” said Firoozeh Azarbaidjani-Do, co-founder and president of Phoenix TS. “This is an enormous honor and a...

2014-10-22 23:07:02

Hollywood does its part to promote cybersecurity awareness month; helps spread the word that ransomware is a real threat (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 KnowBe4 commended Hollywood this week, noting nearly 11 million viewers got a dose of ransomware Sunday night (October 20th), with CBS’s ‘The Good Wife’ depicting the grim realities of what it means to be infected. While ransomware has continued to spread, many organizations have to deal with the repercussions and expense involved with...

2014-10-21 23:04:21

Continuing its Alignment with National Cyber Security Awareness Month, ThreatMetrix Draws on Recent Data Breaches to Outline Cyber Security Lessons for Small Businesses San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 ThreatMetrix®, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, today announced several risks and preventative strategies for small and medium businesses (SMBs) protect against data breaches, continuing its commitment to this year’s...

2014-10-21 16:30:58

Events highlight best practices as NCSA's new website RE: Cyber empowers entrepreneurs and SMBs with a strategic toolbox for cybersecurity risk management WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) kicks off its fourth week today with an emphasis on how small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can better protect themselves from cybersecurity threats. http://ncsam.info/1s2dOV3 http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153465-INFO As...

2014-10-20 23:10:44

InfoSight Educates Businesses and Consumers in Security Awareness and Cybercrime, Joining a Growing Global Effort to Promote Online Safety and Security Miami Lakes, FL (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 InfoSight Inc. provider of Managed Security, IT Compliance and Vulnerability Management services for regulated industries, is recognized as a Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2014. With cyber-attacks on the rise, it's important that Internet users better understand how...

2014-10-16 08:27:28

Scott Sacknoff of the SPADE Defense Index, Cybersecurity experts, Kiersten Todt & Roger Cressey, Gino Pereira, CEO of NXT-ID (NASDAQ: NXTD) and Scott L. Greiper, of Secure Strategy Group Share Insight NEW YORK and POINT ROBERTS, Washington, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investorideas.com (http://www.investorideas.com), a global news source covering leading sectors including cybersecurity and biometrics, issues commentary from industry experts and analysts on recent security...

2014-10-15 23:06:07

Dangerous new ransomware variant storms onto the scene using the anonymous TOR network, taking down systems and networks unlucky enough to be caught in its path. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 KnowBe4 issued an alert to IT Managers that a new version of the world's most widespread ransomware CryptoWall has migrated to the TOR network. It has been upgraded to version 2.0, and continues to encrypt files so that a ransom can be extracted if there are no backups or if the backup...

2014-10-14 23:06:04

In Conjunction with National Cyber Security Awareness Month, ThreatMetrix Outlines Security Measures to Properly Secure Web-Connected Devices and Critical Infrastructure San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 ThreatMetrix®, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, today announced strategies to combat security risks for the Internet of Things (IoT) and critical infrastructure, continuing its commitment to this year’s National...

2014-10-14 12:35:13

Coalition Seeks to Move Beyond Singular Threat Reporting toward Large-scale Proactive and Cooperative Interdiction Efforts Against Threat Groups. Detailed Report to be Released by October 28, 2014. WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novetta Solutions, LLC ("Novetta"), a leader in advanced analytics technology solutions, today announced it is leading a cyber security coalition developed to interdict malware used by advanced threat groups. In July, Novetta selected strategic...


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