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2014-02-19 08:31:03

Norse Global Threat Intelligence Platform Identifies Healthcare Organizations' Compromised Networks, Applications, Devices and Systems SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norse, a leading provider of live threat intelligence-based security solutions, in association with SANS, the most trusted and largest source for information security training, certification and research, today released the SANS-Norse Healthcare Cyberthreat Report. Senior SANS Analyst and Healthcare Specialist...

2014-01-15 12:27:30

Built on an open threat-sharing platform, Confer protects servers, laptops and mobile devices from sophisticated cyberattacks WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Confer, the first company to offer endpoint security via an open, threat-based, collaborative platform, today announced the company and its service offering. Confer has developed the world's first cyberthreat prevention network that secures servers, laptops and mobile devices from cyberattacks. Built on a...

New UMich Formula Predicts Perfect Moment For Hackers To Strike
2014-01-15 09:50:01

[ Watch the Video: New Model For Predicting Cyberattacks ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The timing of a cyber-attack is crucial to overcoming measures designed to defend or repel the attacks and a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan has revealed a mathematical model that could be used to optimize the timing of would-be hackers. In the study, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the research team...

2013-12-12 08:33:19

Automated Detection Eliminates Delays Presented by Manual Processes SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Norse, a leading provider of live threat intelligence solutions, today announced availability of Norse IPViking(TM) 2.0, the next generation of its cloud-based IT security solution, which provides context-rich, dark-threat intelligence about the darkest segments of the Internet. New to IPViking are unique threat intelligence capabilities that detect malware while it is in the...

2013-09-28 23:02:37

According to a Reuters report earlier this week, cyber criminals have once again scored big by hacking three major data brokers, resulting in some serious privacy questions for countless customers and once again proving that the “fundamental approach to cyber security must finally change,” according to Joe Caruso, the founder of Global Digital Forensics, a premier provider of computer forensics services and cyber security solutions for all of the 21st century. New York, NY (PRWEB)...

2013-07-26 23:18:12

All great advancements start with an idea, and US universities are renowned and essential breeding grounds for those world changing ideas. “Cyber warriors from foreign nations and criminal hackers alike understand this too, and they are relentlessly targeting these institutions of higher learning to take the short road to developing these ideas for their own ends,” says the Northeast Regional Manager of Global Digital Forensics. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 The incredible...

2013-07-18 23:03:37

Now that wireless connectivity is available in vehicles, medical devices, and more, weaknesses in cyber-security may soon have an unprecedented impact on physical safety. The proliferation of internet-ready devices is a development that the Nagelberg Bernard Law Group believes could signal a brave new world of personal injury law. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Personal injury cases used to be fairly straightforward. If a product breaks, the injured party sues the maker....

2013-06-04 08:33:42

Most U.S. respondents are concerned about breaches at banks, government agencies and hospitals; they are split over whether new laws should require private organizations to disclose attacks to government BLUE BELL, Pa., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new research conducted by Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS), a majority of Americans are concerned about data breaches involving large organizations, but are evenly mixed on whether legislation should require private businesses...

2013-04-23 00:21:27

Report Offers New Insight Into Data Thieves and Their Motives; 'Understand Your Adversary' is Critical to Effective Defense and Response NEW YORK, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Verizon 2013 Data Breach Investigations Report" reveals that large-scale financial cybercrime and state-affiliated espionage dominated the security landscape in 2012. Taking the top spot for all breaches in the 2013 report is financially motived cybercrime (75 percent), with state-affiliated espionage...

Google Boasts Its GMail Network Is Safe From Cyber Crime
2013-02-20 12:05:09

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Monday, security firm Mandiant released a report which claims the Chinese military has a secret branch used to commit cyberattacks against the US, Canada, the UK and other English-speaking countries. The Friday before, Facebook, the world´s largest social network, announced they had been targeted by a “sophisticated attack” a month before, though no data was stolen. Just yesterday, Apple also announced a...