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2011-09-26 08:02:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC's Fraud Forum has launched a Cyber Security Video series featuring overviews and insight on the cybercrime landscape and in-depth discussions of what organizations can do to protect themselves from compromise. The three videos: "Are you prepared for today's cyber threats?," "Cyber attacks: where will they strike next?" and "Cyber crisis management" are the first in the series of video panels of law, cyber forensics and crisis communication...

2011-09-19 13:30:00

National Online Pledge Is a Call to Action for Citizens to Do Their Part to Stay Safe in Cyberspace East Greenbush, N.Y. (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 Today the Center for Internet Security, through its Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), launched a national Cyber Security Pledge campaign to encourage citizens to declare their commitment to using good practices for staying safe on the Internet. Online dangers such as identity theft, phishing scams, worms and viruses,...

2011-09-13 12:55:23

Newly published cyber security report identifies key research priorities for safeguarding the Internet of tomorrow Outcome of CSIT's Belfast 2011 Cyber Summit represents a global collective strategy for world's leading research institutes Developing self-learning, self aware cyber security technologies, protecting smart utility grids and enhancing the security of mobile networks are among the top research priorities needed to safeguard the internet of tomorrow, according to a report...

2011-09-13 08:00:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- News Summary: RSA and TechAmerica release findings from top cyber security leadership in government, defense industrial base, financial services, critical infrastructure and technology from Washington, D.C. Summit on Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). Recommendations urge chief executives in every industry sector not to delay devoting attention and funding to combat advanced threats and to "plan and act as though you've already been...

2011-09-13 05:00:00

ROSH HA'AYIN, Israel, September 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent Pike Research report "Industrial Control System Security" for Smart Grids identifies Waterfall's Unidirectional Gateways as among the "most promising technologies for investment in SCADA security." Waterfall Unidirectional Security Gateways allow information to leave protected industrial networks, but have no hardware communications path which might permit a network attack to reach back into those protected...

Sony Hires New Security Chief After Breaches
2011-09-06 11:13:53

  Months after a massive hacking attack leaked credit card and security information on 100 million of its user accounts from its games networks, embattled Sony Corp. has chosen a former official from the US Department of Homeland Security for the new post of Chief Information Security Officer, Reuters is reporting, Philip Reitinger, previously director of the US National Cyber Security Center, who has also worked for Microsoft and the US Department of Defense, will become senior...

2011-08-30 09:30:00

DALLAS, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrust, Inc., a global leader in securing online identities and information, today participated in a cybersecurity forum in Highland Village, Texas. Entrust President and CEO Bill Conner joined U.S. Congressman Michael C. Burgess (TX-26), M.D., as well as University of North Texas senior technology director Charlotte Russell, and Gold's Gym Senior Vice President and CIO Bill Wade, to discuss how small- to mid-sized businesses can protect themselves...

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2011-08-10 05:44:53

China experienced 500,000 cyber-attacks in 2010, with almost half originating from foreign countries such as the United States, the country's computer security agency said on Tuesday. Most of the attacks came in the form of Trojan software, which is malicious software that disguises itself as an application, China's official Xinhua news agency reported. Nearly 15 percent of these programs originated from IP addresses in the United States, while eight percent came from India, according to the...

2011-08-09 00:00:29

Webcast will discuss today's threats against federal IT and the essential infrastructure needed to improve operations Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Recent reports have revealed that U.S. government servers are faced with 1.8 billion cyber attacks every month. With such an alarming number, it is painfully obvious that status quo security measures are not keeping pace with today's threats. In response to today's seemingly endless attacks, Congress has introduced the Cyber Security...

2011-08-08 06:00:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC), a leading global IP solutions provider, today announced that Michael Miller, vice president of the company's Federal Sector, will present at the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team's (US-CERT's) GFIRST Conference on Thursday, August 11, at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. The annual GFIRST Conference instructs non-technical, public- and private-sector...