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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...

2014-10-13 08:32:51

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (Nasdaq: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced a partnership with L.R. Kimball, a CDI company, to provide network security consulting and services to state and local government organizations. The TCS-Kimball partnership focuses on critical infrastructure protection for agencies including public safety agencies, education institutions and social...

2014-10-11 23:02:33

With mega-breaches of high profile retail and banking giants making so many headlines over the last year, interest in cybercrime insurance has intensified across the global business landscape, and the CEO of Lloyd’s of London said this week that she expects that interest to surge even more. GDF’s founder discusses this burgeoning trend and offers some advice, and warnings, for businesses looking into taking the plunge. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 In an interview with Guy...

2014-10-09 23:13:48

Wombat Security will discuss the importance of employee security awareness and training programs as part of every organization’s defense against cyber-attacks. Hofffman Estates, Illinois (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Today, CIOsynergy, a provider of thought leading events, announced Wombat Security’s participation at its upcoming event in Houston on October 16, 2014 at the ZaZa Houston hotel, in Texas. Wombat Security Technologies provides information security awareness and training...

2014-10-08 12:32:37

Awards Program Honors Cyber Security Practitioners that are Succeeding in the Fight Against Cyber Attackers BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced that the call for nominations for the SANS 2014 Difference Makers Awards is now open. The SANS Difference Makers Awards celebrate security professionals for the impact they have had in cyber security during 2014. SANS is accepting...

2014-10-08 08:34:23

A coordinated message to help all digital citizens stay safe online, STOP.THINK.CONNECT. impacts millions through efforts of public and private industries. WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since it was launched in October 2010, STOP.THINK.CONNECT., the preeminent global cybersecurity education and awareness campaign, has continued to make an international impact and expand its roster of partners with its simple but increasingly vital message to stay safe and secure online....

2014-10-08 08:32:47

Department of Homeland Security and National Cyber Security Alliance key partners, Internet of Things and critical infrastructure topics discussed SAN DIEGO, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The San Diego Cyber Center of Excellence (CCOE) will host a National Cyber Security Awareness Month keystone event that will focus on critical infrastructure and the Internet of Things. The event will be held in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the...


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