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2014-09-15 12:31:11

Companies still need to get their data security houses in order MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an era when cyber security threats are more common than ever, organizations continue to struggle to manage data securely, prepare for potential crisis scenarios, and defend against hacking and other cyber threats, according to findings from the 2014 IT Security and Privacy Survey (www.protiviti.com/ITsecuritysurvey) conducted by global consulting firm Protiviti...

2014-09-11 16:30:15

In response to the recent rise in data breach incidents, The ARC Group of New York offers victim companies 50% off of its ProDiscover® Incident Response product line. NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Due to the recent rise in the number of incidents involving data exfiltration from public and private computer network systems, The ARC Group of New York has offered to reduce its ProDiscover® Incident Response product line pricing in half to victim companies that have...

2014-09-11 08:33:09

Company Calls for Increased Federal Government Involvement DENVER, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While cyber thieves continue to breach major corporations such as JP Morgan and, just last week, the Salvation Army and Home Depot, Americans still seem to be unconcerned about the growing cyber crisis, according to the quarterly survey released today by Denver-based idRADAR Inc. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140910/145312 73 percent said they did not do anything to...

2014-09-11 08:31:47

BALTIMORE, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Star Group, LLC today announced it is co-sponsoring with Johns Hopkins University's Whiting School of Engineering and Information Security Institute a senior executive focused cyber security conference. This event is designed for non-technical and technical executives who seek to gain a deeper understanding of not just the technical aspects of data breach prevention, but also the important role that insurance, crisis management, legal and human...

2014-09-09 23:07:34

Carpe Diem Strategic Services (CDSS), an information privacy and data protection consulting firm, and Executive IP, a leading corporate training provider, signed an agreement today to develop a corporate training program to educate corporate personnel on behavioral changes to reduce the risk of data breaches. This cyber-security and data privacy program will be released to the marketplace in October, 2014. Columbia, Maryland (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 CDSS and Executive IP signed an...

2014-09-08 20:24:23

A long list of features, including credit report alerts from all three bureaus, make this premium version of ProtectMyID® the best value available COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Another retail mega breach, followed by more uncertainty about what happens next, has prompted Experian, the global information services company, to offer its premium product for the next 30 days at more than 90 percent savings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/144164 Experian will...

2014-08-28 23:10:18

Co-Founder of TokenEx®, a Cloud-based Tokenization Resource, Talks Data Sensitivity Levels to Benefit Consumer Protection from Fraud Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 From the financially devastating Target and Nordstrom breach incidents to the recent Russian hacking invasion, where an estimated 1 billion passwords were stolen, it would seem as if no one in corporate America has been properly protecting their consumers’ data from a malicious hack. So that average people can protect...

2014-08-28 12:33:14

Company COO and Chief Security Officer Launches eBook SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When a computer virus infected the network at Crouse and Associates in San Francisco, the insurance services company ground to a halt during a weeklong outage -- costing a significant amount of time and money to resolve. The company does not have a large IT staff or a chief information security officer, it can't afford to employ security experts and it doesn't have the time or...

2014-08-26 08:37:15

Growth opportunities most significant for DBAs and Network / Security Consultants. CHICAGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published study from Gartner predicts that, by 2018, half of all businesses will hire IT security contractors to manage data security threats. The prediction is based on the finding that spending on IT security has risen 7.9 percent, to $71.1 billion, since 2013 and is likely to grow another 8.2 percent, to $76.9 billion, in 2015. Notably, much of...

2014-08-21 16:27:46

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A legislative survey by 360 Advanced P.A. shows the U.S. Congress and some states are considering legislation that would require organizations managing databases of personal information to put in place safeguards against hacking - or face significant fines after a breach. In its analysis of data assembled by the National Conference of State Legislatures (www.ncsl.org) and www.govtrack.us, 360 Advanced concluded that with ever-increasing...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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