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2014-07-30 04:22:42

OTTAWA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Government's Chief Information Officer confirmed yesterday that Chinese state sponsored hackers have been found to be breaking into the networks of the National Research Council (NRC) - the leading research body for the government. Media reports say that there is concern at the highest levels of the government and that Foreign Minister John Baird met his counterpart in China, and had a comprehensive discussion on the subject....

2014-07-29 23:16:21

In their “Data Security” report, Computerbilities explores the essentials to preventing data breaches and how to remedy common vulnerabilities. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 IT Support Company, Computerbilities, has released their report detailing the recent major security breaches and outlining the essentials of preventing data breaches. The purpose of the report is to educate business owners on the importance of creating and implementing security measures to protect their data....

2014-07-23 23:13:24

With mobile-based two factor authentication, Townsend Security offers customers an additional control to protect core security solutions from unauthorized access due to compromised credentials. Olympia, WA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Townsend Security, a leading authority in data privacy solutions, today announced that their leading IBM i security solutions now support two factor authentication. This major update allows organizations to reduce the security weakness of relying on passwords as...

2014-07-23 23:06:13

RADAR 4.0 Supports Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) and Latest Changes to State Breach Notification Laws; ID Experts Announces Issuance of Second U.S. Patent for RADAR Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Financial institutions handle millions of transactions daily involving customers’ sensitive information. Add the complexities of maintaining the privacy of this information; mix in compliance obligations with federal regulations and the myriad of changing state breach laws; and you’ve got...

2014-07-17 23:05:54

New Strain of Ransomware CryptoWall Leads to Data Breach for Brokerage House Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The recent data breach at brokerage house Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. (BFE) was a result of a CryptoLocker copycat ransomware called CryptoWall, according to a document posted on the DOJ.NH website. The brokerage house announced this week that they had suffered the data breach on May 24, 2014 when they had their computer systems compromised by an unauthorized third party....

Microsoft Warning: Hackers Using Counterfeit Digital Certificates To Spoof Popular Websites
2014-07-11 06:36:51

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Users of Microsoft's Windows Internet Explorer – as well as other Windows applications – could be at risk by attacks that utilize counterfeit encryption certificates that allow for "spoof" sites to resemble the real deal. Hackers are using these counterfeit encryption certificates to fill in for legitimate credentials for such popular online destinations as Google, Yahoo and other Internet properties. "Microsoft is aware of...

Silent Circle Looks To Take On Skype, Offer More Security In Calls
2014-07-10 14:12:09

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online International phone calls can be expensive but in recent years Voice Over IP (VoIP) have offered an affordable alternative. The downside has been that these aren't exactly secure. Last October Microsoft-owned Skype was investigated by Luxembourg’s data protection commission over its alleged secret links to the National Security Agency (NSA), and the PRISM spy program. Businesses seeking a more secure line could find a Skype...

2014-07-01 12:32:50

FRISCO, Texas, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Encryptics, a provider of patented data privacy and protection services for businesses and government entities, has named John D. Cohen as the company's Chief Strategy Advisor. In this role, Cohen will be responsible for continuing to position its data encryption technology at the forefront of the cybersecurity landscape for private and public companies, governments, and public safety entities. "Data security is vital to both private and...

2014-06-26 23:08:35

Co-Founder of TokenEx®, the Expanding Cloud-Based Data Tokenization Resource, Reveals the Hidden Costs of Hacks Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 According to the Ponemon Institute’s 2014 Cost of Data Breach Study, the average financial cost for each stolen record rose from $188 to $201, and the total average cost paid by an organization recovering from a breach rose from $5.4 to $5.9 million. “The hard cost, financial implications of a data breach can be astronomical for a...

Montana State Health Records Compromised In Massive Data Breach
2014-06-25 13:48:42

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In William Shakespeare's patriotic play Henry V, the king rallies his men with the now famous line, "Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more." In the era of almost daily reports of hacking its all too common to hear "once more about a breach," a security breach. This week it was some 1.3 million people that had their Social Security numbers and other personal information compromised following a data security breach of...


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