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2014-02-10 23:02:31

New Breed of Ransomware is Leaving Skilled IT Admins at the Mercy of End Users Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 CryptoLocker is alive and flourishing according to Security Awareness Training company KnowBe4. Complaints of CryptoLocker infections and resulting loss of data is on the rise. The malicious code, also referred to as “ransomware” due to the demand for fees to release captured files, is increasingly causing problems for IT security staff due to variants of the software...

2014-02-05 16:21:28

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7xhg6c/offensive_and) has announced the addition of the "Offensive and Defensive Cyber Weapons for Government and Private Sectors Global Market and Technologies Forecast 2014-2024" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7xhg6c/offensive_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global cyber...

2014-01-30 23:21:24

Cybercrime a Top Concern as Consumers Access Content and Stream Video Across Multiple Devices San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of context-based authentication and advanced Web fraud solutions, today announces several cybersecurity concerns associated with the upcoming major sporting events, football’s “big game” and the Sochi 2014 Winter Games. Both events pose significant risks for compromised Wi-Fi networks, ticketing scams and...

2014-01-30 12:30:36

Low-cost imports made by global firms using illegal software have drained $240 billion in revenue WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) unveiled a study by Bill Kerr, associate professor at Harvard Business School, and Chad Moutray, chief economist for the NAM, finding that unfair competition fueled by stolen software is a significant drain on manufacturing in the U.S. Estimated losses between 2002 and 2012 totaled nearly...

2014-01-29 23:25:21

A Central Repository to Help Identify Online Rogue Entities Skokie, Illinois, London, Singapore (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Accuity, the global standard for payment efficiency and compliance solutions today announced the launch of their cybercrime watch list, powered by Veri-Site™. This solution is a proprietary, open source database that provides risk-relevant intelligence regarding rogue websites, IP theft, cybercrime, web-enabled transnational organized crime and sanctioned entities...

2014-01-27 08:34:29

Strategic relationship connects cybersecurity thought leaders Tom Ridge, the first U.S. secretaryof Homeland Security and Howard Schmidt, former Cybersecurity Advisor to Presidents Obama and Bush, together with PwC's world class cybersecurity professionals to help organizations defend against evolving cyber threats NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US and Ridge-Schmidt Cyber LLC, a consultancy formed by Tom Ridge and Howard Schmidt, today announced a new alliance to help...

2014-01-23 23:22:03

Free report is comprehensive look at "lessons learned" from this attack. Pittsburgh, PA and Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Malcovery®, the leader in delivering actionable intelligence that can be applied to neutralize the threats and actions by cyber criminals in the areas of phishing, spam and malware, released today a ‘Special Report: Lessons Learned From the Target Data Breach,’ a free threat intelligence briefing that analyzes recent reports from key...

2014-01-23 08:20:56

Cyber Security Expert Brings Significant Industry Experience to Lead Salient's Growing Emphasis on Cyber Innovations and Market Distinctions FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. (Salient), a leading provider of information technology, training, engineering, and intelligence analytic services to agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets, today announced the appointment of Carlos...

2014-01-22 23:22:37

Security Company KnowBe4 Analysis Shows Awareness Training Greatly Mitigates Behavior Risks Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Security Awareness Training firm KnowBe4, LLC, has released an analysis of 372 companies that clearly shows the impact and effectiveness of Security Awareness Training on employees. The study was done over a 12 month period and follows behavior patterns of 291,000 end points, showing a reduction in risky behavior by over 12X. Using an initial baseline of...

2014-01-22 23:01:30

Second annual list acknowledges individuals and organizations that are playing critical roles in shaping the way financial services organizations approach information security and privacy Pittsburgh, PA and Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Gary Warner, co-founder and Chief Technologist for Malcovery®, the leader in delivering actionable intelligence that can be applied to neutralize the threats and actions by cyber criminals in the areas of phishing, spam and malware, was...


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