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2014-05-29 08:36:10

EBay's password data breach offers IT professionals an ideal opportunity for reducing their risk by educating clients about the costly dangers of spear phishing. CHICAGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechInsurance, the nation's leading online source of business insurance for small IT firms, announced today that eBay's recent data breach could lead to a spate of "spear phishing" attacks. Unlike traditional phishing scams, spear phishing messages incorporate information hackers gather about the...

2014-05-28 23:06:51

Showcases Real-Life Cyber Scenarios That Can Negatively Impact Federal Agencies Warwick, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 SwishData, a woman-owned group of leading data performance architects for the federal marketplace, today announced the launch of a new online resource called “Cyber Attack Defenders,” which shines a light on the real dangers and realities that federal agencies face when it comes to cyber security. The first video in the campaign called “The Defenders” showcases a...

2014-05-28 23:06:43

TrustDefender™ Cybercrime Protection Platform Recognized for Offering Unified Intelligence with Integrated Cybercrime Protection Platform San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 ThreatMetrix®, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, today announced that the TrustDefender™ Cybercrime Protection Platform won the Judges Choice for Best Overall Fraud/Security Solution at the 2014 CardNotPresent.com (CNP) Awards. The CNP Award for Best...

State Of Cyber Crime: Survey Finds Hackers Are Winning The Fight
2014-05-28 13:11:00

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The news for businesses of all sizes isn't good. The hackers are winning and online attackers are more determined than ever to break into computers and steal data. Most worrisome is that cyber criminals are more technologically advanced than the businesses that are there to stop them. That is the findings of a new survey of 500 executives of US businesses, law enforcement services and government agencies that was released on Wednesday...

2014-05-28 08:36:48

Report finds 8 key cybersecurity deficiencies and what organizations can do to combat them NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US and CSO magazine today released the 2014 U.S. State of Cybercrime Survey, an annual survey of cybercrime trends which reveals that while the number of cybercrime incidents and the monetary losses associated with them continue to rise, most U.S. organizations' cybersecurity capabilities do not rival the persistence and technological skills of their cyber...

2014-05-24 23:01:49

Once again, a corporate behemoth found itself making headlines for all the wrong reasons this week when it came to light that eBay had been successfully hacked about a month ago and up to 145 million users had their personal information exposed in one of the largest data breaches in history. Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, sheds some light on how these mega breaches keep happening and discusses the costly fallout that can accompany data breaches of any...

2014-05-23 12:26:29

LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelCrawler LLC (www.intelcrawler.com) has released a new tool that helps merchants combat the Point-of-Sale infections that have recently compromised payment card data at large retailers like Target, Nieman Marcus, Michael's and many others. The tool consists of a feed of aggregated data and intelligence of infected hosts, merchants, IP addresses of compromised terminals and additional information for fraud prevention. The feed can be...

2014-05-22 23:14:01

The next-generation threat investigation platform that combines endpoint security and analytics with automated response and remediation capabilities. Reston, VA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Cloud Front Group today announced a strategic partnership with KEYW Holding Corporation and its subsidiary Hexis Cyber Solutions, Inc. (Hexis) to bring the next-generation threat investigation and removal solution, the HawkEye G, to Cloud Front Group’s portfolio of emerging technologies to aid the...

2014-05-22 16:22:16

Accudata CEO to Chair Summit Day Two Featuring Live Hacking Demo & Industrial Operations Security HOUSTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accudata Systems today announced participation in the IQPC 2(nd) Annual Cyber Security for Oil and Gas Summit to be held June 16-18th in Houston, Texas. Conference Day Two will be chaired by Accudata CEO, Patrick Vardeman. Oil and gas industry leaders will converge at this summit to address critical cyber security threat concerns and trends. June 16(th) is a...

2014-05-21 08:22:17

Award Doubles Contract Ceiling to $6.6 Million ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has received a $3.3 million contract modification from the Department of Defense for its Art of Exploitation® cyber training and support. The contract's ceiling value has been raised to $6.6 million. The period of performance for this contract...


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