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2013-10-02 08:34:02

New advanced threat protection solution uniquely exposes targeted attacks and unknown malware with industry-leading data theft detection, multi-layer sandboxing and real-time global analysis SAN DIEGO, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc. today announced its new TRITON® RiskVision monitoring solution, which brings industry-leading data loss prevention and multi-layer sandboxing technology to customers seeking to stay ahead of advanced threats. With the industry's most advanced threat...

2013-10-01 12:35:03

Pennsylvanians encouraged to take the "Cyber Pledge" HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Corbett has proclaimed October as "Cyber Security Awareness Month" as a reminder to everyone about the importance of protecting your personal information, computers and mobile devices online. "The number of cyber attacks and online threats continues to increase at an alarming pace. At the same time, cyber criminals are finding new ways to exploit technology," Corbett said....

John McAfee Wants To Protect Americans From Government Spies
2013-10-01 10:05:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sophisticated cyber-attacks and increased surveillance by the US government have left many Americans concerned for their privacy. Now eccentric millionaire John McAfee, founder of the popular antivirus software by the same name, wants to start a new company to protect his fellow Americans from these dangers. In a conference in San Jose, California this past weekend, McAfee talked about a $100 device called D-Central, a pocketable...

2013-09-30 23:02:35

New theoretical underpinning for offensive cyber operation is presented in proceedings from the 2013 IEEE European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (EISIC 2013). Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Cyberwarfare has lacked a theory for how to fight a decisive cyberwar based on the unique tenets of the digital era. Drs. Jan Kallberg, Bhavani Thuraisingham, and Erik Lakomaa presented a new theory in a research paper titled "Societal Cyberwar Theory Applied The...

2013-09-30 08:35:28

Joint presentation to discuss best practices for public disclosure of vulnerability exploitation ATLANTA, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lancope, Inc., a leader in network visibility and security intelligence, will present with Microsoft at Virus Bulletin 2013 in Berlin, Germany on Wednesday, October 2. Lancope's Director of Security Research, Tom Cross, will co-present a session with Holly Stewart, Sr. Program Manager Lead at Microsoft Malware Protection Center, covering best...

Brits Get Serious About Cyber Security
2013-09-30 08:53:40

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Britain’s Ministry of Defense will sound the call for computer savvy recruits next month as they prepare their Joint Cyber Reserve Unit. Military reservists and those exiting the forces will also be encouraged to join the new unit which will protect the UK from potential cyber attacks. The so-called “cyber reservists” will work in concert with the military to protect the nation’s networks and the data stored therein, according...

2013-09-29 23:04:22

idcloak is announcing the publication of a new article addressing Cyber crime, identity theft, and computer security. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 idcloak has published a new article addressing computer security threats and the ways which netizens can keep themselves safe while browsing the web. The article, titled 'Computer Security Protection - Avoiding Electronic Identity Theft', aims to expose some of the methods used to carry out identity theft and internet...

2013-09-28 23:04:38

Maryland Based Cyber Security Training Company chosen as one of only four North American training centers for the fourth consecutive year. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 Phoenix TS is proud to announce their selection as an EC-Council Circle of Excellence Accredited Training Center for the fourth year in a row. This prestigious award recognizes only a handful of EC-Council ATC’s for their commitment to cyber security training and their continued use of the industry’s best...

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)...

2013-09-25 23:32:44

The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) Threat Landscape, Mid-year 2013 report published last week was more confirmation that while the cyber threats which dominated the threat landscape in 2012 are still chart-toppers so far in 2013, hacker tactics and delivery methods continue to evolve. Joe Caruso, Founder and CEO/TO od Global Digital Forensics discusses the report and the increasing need for regular network vulnerability assessments to stay ahead of the latest...