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2013-11-16 23:02:23

When a zero-day exploit is successfully leveraged by hackers, the consequences can have far reaching effects, especially when they targeted flaw is in a popular program like Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser, like the ones just recently patched. Unlike traditional antimalware solutions, the new Data Breach Response Toolkit (DBRT) by Global Digital Forensics gives IT security personnel the ability to identify and remediate threats like these without relying on an already known and...

Georgia Tech Warns Of Emerging Cyber Threats To Cloud Data Storage
2013-11-07 19:25:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online As more businesses turn to cloud data storage, few engage in security measures beyond those offered by their provider, and even fewer boost data protection due to concerns that usability and access to remote data will be compromised, according to this year’s Georgia Tech Emerging Cyber Threats Report. The report, released Wednesday at the Georgia Tech Cyber Security Summit, reveals a number of security issues involving cloud...

2013-11-06 23:23:54

Jones & Bartlett and RED-E Digital presents: Is Hollywood blind to the hacker threat? Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Ralph Echemendia a.k.a. "The Ethical Hacker" along with Jones & Bartlett Learning hosts a lunch you and your company can not afford to miss. Hackers are believed to cost global businesses billions of dollars every year, and the costs to defend against them are soaring. Ralph Echemendia, a leader in the information security field, along with Jones...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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