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5 Ways Schools Can Upgrade Cyber Security

May 06, 2015 Added by:Paul Lipman

Today’s cyber criminals are more aggressive than ever before in their quest to achieve financial gains through hacking. With that being said, it should come as no surprise that our nation's schools are a prime target for such attacks. In this article, iSheriff CEO Paul Lipman highlights the five actions that can be taken to upgrade cyber security practices.

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How to Resolve the BYOD Stand-Off Between Employees and IT

April 28, 2015 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf

Users want, and demand, access to a broad range of personal mobile devices in the workplace. They want to be able to safely access work files on their phones while on-the-go and work from their homes on their personal laptops.

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Cybersecurity Trends for SMBs: Mobile, Security and the Cloud

April 10, 2015 Added by:Paul Lipman

While SMBs are vulnerable to many of the same types of attacks as the companies making headlines (Target, JP Morgan, Home Depot, Anthem, etc.), they must defend themselves with vastly smaller IT teams and budgets. SMBs are finding they have a unique set of challenges and vulnerabilities that require a comprehensive but tailored approach to security.

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Enterprise Networks Plagued with Unsafe Mobile Applications

March 23, 2015 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

In yet another case that underscores the risks involved with employee mobile devices, a new study reveals that the average large enterprise has approximately 2,400 unsafe applications installed in its mobile environment.

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Dangers Accelerate: Increasing Global Threats Loom Over Information Security Landscape

March 19, 2015 Added by:Steve Durbin

The pace and scale of information security threats continues to accelerate, endangering the integrity and reputation of today’s most trusted organizations. Attackers have become more organized, attacks are more refined, and all threats are more dangerous, and pose more risks, to an organization’s reputation than ever before.

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How Businesses Can Reduce Wearables Security & Privacy Risks

March 16, 2015 Added by:Rebecca Herold

Have you established information security and privacy policies for the use of wearable computing devices within your organization? No? Well, what are you waiting for?

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Open Haus: Wi-Fi and Seamless Roaming for Mobile Workers

February 26, 2015 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf

Whatever you picture, the fact is that mobility is now a key expectation of many employees. Those who work from laptops, tablets and other mobile devices need to be certain that the technology they depend on is able to follow them from place to place, without any service interruption.

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Perceptive Privacy Protectors Push for IoT Privacy Protections

February 23, 2015 Added by:Rebecca Herold

The costs of implementing security safeguards and privacy controls are significantly less than the costs, and damage to individuals’ lives, of cleaning up and paying all the associated money and time for security incidents and privacy breaches.

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Malicious Emails Can Cause Android Email App to Crash: Researcher

February 18, 2015 Added by:Eduard Kovacs

According to Hector Marco, a Spain-based security researcher, an attacker can remotely launch a denial-of-service (DoS) attack against a user by sending them a specially crafted email.

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16 Million Mobile Devices Infected With Malware in 2014: Alcatel-Lucent

February 16, 2015 Added by:Eduard Kovacs

A new report published by Alcatel-Lucent’s Motive Security Labs estimates that 16 million mobile devices were infected with malware in 2014.

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Anthem Breach: How Hackers Stole Credentials and Why Two-Factor Authentication May Help Prevent Future Phishing Scams

February 09, 2015 Added by:Thu Pham

If the Anthem attack was carried out as the result of using a single password, their access security wasn’t up to industry standards. Two-factor authentication may have thwarted attacks by requiring the use of a personal device to verify the identity of a system administrator or other technical employee with access to their database of millions of sensitive records.

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Data Collection Must be Limited for Internet of Things Privacy

February 02, 2015 Added by:Rebecca Herold

I know people use and love the wearable fitness devices and credit them with helping them to get into better shape. However, consumers concerned about privacy want to know about all the data the devices are collecting, along with how it is being used and shared, before using the devices.

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Defeat The Casual Attacker First!!

January 28, 2015 Added by:Anton Chuvakin

I have not done a philosophical security blog post for a long time – and now I was suddenly inspired to write one while installing – rather, replacing with an HD version – security cameras at my house.

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Google Says It’s Not Practical to Fix Flaws in Pre-KitKat Android

January 27, 2015 Added by:Eduard Kovacs

Researchers reported earlier this month that Google was no longer patching vulnerabilities affecting the WebView component in Android Jelly Bean (4.3) and prior.

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British Prime Minister Wants to Ban Online Messaging Apps Including WhatsApp

January 13, 2015 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

Prime Minister Cameron said that the UK would pursue banning encrypted messaging apps if the Intelligence was not given access to the communications.

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Does Your Valuable Data Belong to Hackers?

January 05, 2015 Added by:Thu Pham

Every organization, regardless of size, is comprised of a variety of sensitive data - from HR and payroll handling medical, financial and personally identifiable employee data to your precious intellectual property. And each of these data types can be sold for a price on the black market, making them valuable to attackers financially as well as for blackmail purposes.

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