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Take a Look At How Various Industries View Security
Biscom shared some results of a new IT Survey finding that although regulated industries say security is a high concern, many are still using solutions that are inadequate for protecting their data.
Obama Signed Executive Order To Go After Cyber-Attackers
Obama Signed Executive Order To Go After Cyber-Attackers
Today, President Obama signed an executive order that will allow the US government to go after those who perpetrate cyber attacks with sanctions “Cyber intrusions and attacks  – many of them originating overseas  – are targeting our businesses, stealing trade …
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The Best Form of Web Application Security Scans
The Best Form of Web Application Security Scans
Automatic versus manual. A heavily debated subject whatever you speak of, and it is no different in the web application security industry. Should you do a manual penetration test or automatically scan all your websites with an automated web application …
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Cisco Announces Intentions to Purchase Neophasis
Cisco Announces Intentions to Purchase Neophasis
Cisco announced that it intends to acquire Neohapsis, a company which offers network, cloud, and app security, as well as IT risk and compliance services. Cisco says it will use the acquisition to help customers build security capabilities and overcome …
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Messaging Apps Are Terribly Insecure
Messaging Apps Are Terribly Insecure
It’s likely that every single day, you use a messaging app to communicate with friends and family. It’s also likely that the messaging app you’re using is unequipped to protect your privacy.
Dropbox Says They Haven’t Been Hacked
Dropbox Says They Haven’t Been Hacked
According to reports, hundreds of Dropbox usernames and passwords were leaked online as a preview to a larger alleged leak of 7 million accounts. As The Next Web reports, a thread appeared on reddit pointing to files with the leaked …
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‘Shellshock’ Bug Scaring Experts as Much as Bash Heartbleed
‘Shellshock’ Bug Scaring Experts as Much as Bash Heartbleed
It feels like major security vulnerabilities are more common than ever, and there’s a big one freaking out the blogosphere being referred to as “shellshock”. It was discovered by a Red Hat security team in the Bash shell.
Study Suggests a Large Majority of Mobile Apps Fail Basic Security Tests
Study Suggests a Large Majority of Mobile Apps Fail Basic Security Tests
In general, we shouldn’t consider mobile apps particularly secure for the foreseeable future. That is if Gartner is correct in its latest analysis. The firm said this week that over 75% of mobile apps will fail basic security tests through …
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Gmail Promises Security Precautions Regarding Non-Latin Character Support
Gmail Promises Security Precautions Regarding Non-Latin Character Support
Last week, Google announced that it started recognizing non-Latin characters in email addresses, opening up the ability for users to send and receive emails in more languages. By doing this, however, they were potentially opening the door to more spam …
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Security Improvements on Chrome for Windows
Security Improvements on Chrome for Windows
Google announced back in November that it would start requiring all Chrome extensions to be hosted in the Chrome Web Store for its Windows stable and beta channels (starting in January).