October Is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. For more info. visit http://www.dhs.gov/national-cyber-security-awareness-month-2014  

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The Worsening Threat

In February, online protection firm Iovation determined the top continents that were victims of online fraud during 2012. ACFE founder and Chairman Dr. Joseph T. Wells, discussed the cyber crime threat by mentioning that small businesses have been increasingly made

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Do You Know Which Sites Properly Encrypt Your Data?

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has recently created a chart of well-known companies, that reveals who’s doing encryption well, and who is not. The EFF compared companies such as Apple, Amazon, Dropbox, and Google. Surprisingly, a company such as Microsoft

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Tech Firms Behind

A recent study has shown that technology businesses are not as near protected from cyberattack than financial companies, and the energy and retail sectors are. The study was based on security risk rating systems of technology businesses; factors such a

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Philo Testifies on Cyber

Raymond Philo gave a testimony at the public hearing, “Cybersecurity: Defending New York from cyber attacks,” that took place at the Griffiss Institute in Rome, NY. Philo touched on many cybersecurity topics that are troubling to New York, as well

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The Impact of Cybercrime

Recent studies have been completed on the evolution of principal cyber threats in the security landscape. Security firms have provided estimations of the annual monetary losses suffered by their clients, due to re-occuring cyber crimes. Cyber crimes seem to be

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Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month

November marks Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month. Critical infrastructures including the energy, water, and transportation sectors play a vital role in the American way of life. Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month has a purpose of building awareness and

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Photo Forensics: Photoshop Manipulation

Entry Level Analysis is defined as a forensic method for identifying parts of an image with a different level of compression, to identify whether or not a picture has been digitally modified. The linked article lists main methods that are

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Watch Out China, Here Comes Indonesia

Cyber attacks are constantly on the rise, and recent reports have shown that China is not the top country to blame. In the second quarter, Indonesia accounted for 38 percent of cyber attacks (a 21 percent increase from the first

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The Insider Threat, Is the Biggest Threat

Internal threats are, and will continue to be the biggest threats brought upon an organization (in terms of data security and privacy). According to a recent study, only 42 percent of the North American and European small and midsize business

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