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Apple Issues Security Warning For iCloud

October 22, 2014 10:03 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the popular service in China.             

FTC Names Privacy Expert As Chief Technologist

October 22, 2014 9:37 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday named an outspoken Internet privacy expert, Ashkan...

Staples Investigating Possible Data Breach

October 21, 2014 1:34 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law...

Hackers, Downtime And Deathmobiles In The Age Of IoT

October 20, 2014 12:27 pm | by Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director | Blogs | Comments

It seems that many in manufacturing operations and IT are being tasked with quelling security...

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JPMorgan CEO Says More Should Be Done On Cyberattacks

October 14, 2014 2:03 pm | by Steve Rothwell, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

JPMorgan Chase's CEO Jamie Dimon says that more coordination between businesses and government is needed to combat the rising threat of cyberattacks.                             

Millions Of Voiceprints Quietly Being Harvested

October 13, 2014 1:21 pm | by Raphael Satter, Associated Press | News | Comments

Businesses and governments around the world increasingly are turning to voice biometrics, or voiceprints, to pay pensions, collect taxes, track criminals and replace passwords.                     

Norton Antivirus Maker Splitting Into 2 Companies

October 10, 2014 9:56 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Security software maker Symantec is the latest company to announce plans to split itself into two.                                           

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App Aims To Replace Zany Passwords

October 9, 2014 12:42 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

A two-step authentication application called Authy, which is backed by Cameron Winkelvoss, already has 1 million users.                                     

JPMorgan Chase Hacking Shows Growing Cybercrime Threat

October 8, 2014 11:37 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

JPMorgan Chase reported hackers have stolen information from about 83 million customers. Anthony Mason reports how these cyber attacks are happening far more often than most people realize.                 

Apple And Google Take On U.S. Gov't Over Encryption

October 7, 2014 12:21 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

While the newest Apple and Google smartphones will automatically encrypt data stored on them, that won’t keep U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies from obtaining evidence linked to the devices.             

Two State AGs Looking Into JPMorgan Data Breach

October 6, 2014 9:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

JPMorgan said Thursday that the breach compromised customer information pertaining to roughly 76 million households and 7 million small businesses.                             

Google Chairman: Tim Cook Is Wrong About Us

October 2, 2014 1:10 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Google's Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg tell Christine Romans why Google is the safest place on the web, and why they hired Sheryl Sandberg without having a job for her.                     

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The New Threat That’s Worse Than Heartbleed

October 2, 2014 1:01 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Just because you have the right services in place with smart people watching over and securing your data, don’t ever think the job is done. A new threat has arrived, and it is much worse than Heartbleed.             

Feds Say Hackers Targeted Microsoft, Game Developers

October 1, 2014 9:30 am | by Randall Chase, Associated Press | News | Comments

Two members of an international hacking ring that gained access to a U.S. Army computer network while targeting computer giant Microsoft and several video game developers pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges Tuesday in federal court in Delaware.

3 Tips For Fortifying Your Network

September 30, 2014 11:41 am | by Dan McGrath | Articles | Comments

Many industrial operations struggle to find the right approach to protect their assets. Instead of designing protections into their systems, some manufacturers wrongly rely on their system’s complexity to keep assets hidden.       

'Shellshock' Can Hack Lights In Your Home

September 30, 2014 11:24 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Jose Pagliery breaks down the shellshock vulnerability and explains which devices could be affected.                                           

Training Cybercrime-Fighters To Think Like Criminals

September 29, 2014 12:57 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

In the war on cybercrime, Charles Largay is training the next generation of cops on the beat. By showing them how to break into computer networks, Largay is teaching his students to think like the bad guys.             

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Cyber Experts Warn Of 'Bash' Bug

September 25, 2014 9:55 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

New warnings are emerging of a security flaw known as the "Bash" bug, which cyber experts say may pose a serious threat to computers.                                 

7 Ways To Shore Up Supply Chain Security

September 23, 2014 10:12 am | by Philip Odette | Articles | Comments

Your supply chain is the biggest source of risk in your entire operation. Unfortunately, there are many day-to-day aspects that you’ll never be able to completely control or manage.                   

Workers Accused Of Stealing From Texas Plant

September 22, 2014 9:51 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Police say eight workers at a Caterpillar plant in Texas are accused of stealing more at least $160,000 in parts from the company.                               

Apple Locks Itself Out Of Devices With Passwords

September 19, 2014 10:31 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected iPhone or iPad, a move meant to reassure the millions of people who are increasingly storing vital pieces of their lives on the devices.   

11 Ways To Keep Data Safe When Traveling Overseas

September 19, 2014 10:20 am | by Jeff Multz | Articles | Comments

For business travelers going to foreign lands, the old “Don’t leave home without it” slogan should be brought back with one slight change: “Leave home without it.”                         

Top 3 Underground Data Centers In The U.S.

September 17, 2014 12:49 pm | by Natalie Lehrer | Articles | Comments

The drive to build data centers underground arises from fears about natural disasters, terrorism and security intrusions, plus they offer a number of advantages for organizations needing maximum data security.           

Home Depot Confirms Breach

September 9, 2014 9:40 am | by Marley Jay, Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of Home Depot sank before the opening bell Tuesday after confirming that its payment systems had been hacked, potentially exposing millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores.   

Apple To Add More Security Measures

September 5, 2014 11:39 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple is planning to add more security measures to help protect its users following a celebrity photo hacking incident.                                     

Industrial VPN Cloud Services – The Future Of Secure Remote Support

September 5, 2014 11:04 am | by Mariam Gallegos | Articles | Comments

Every company wants to simplify its business costs and increase revenue but, often, the different applications or solutions available are expensive, vulnerable and too complicated to implement in-house.             

Photo Hacking Rekindles Digital Privacy Fears

September 3, 2014 9:30 am | by David Crary, AP National Writer | News | Comments

Whether famous or seemingly anonymous, people from all walks of life put all sorts of things online or into cloud-based storage systems, from vital financial information to the occasional nude photo. Periodic cases of hacking fuel outrage, but there's no retreat from digital engagement or any imminent promise of guaranteed privacy.

Home Depot Probes Credit Card Data Breach

September 3, 2014 9:21 am | by Anne D'Innocenzio, AP Retail Writer | News | Comments

Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a major credit card data breach.                                                 

The IoT Uplink: Standards And Security In The Expanding Internet Of Things

August 28, 2014 11:26 am | by Manufacturing Business Technology | Videos | Comments

This episode of The IoT Uplink, a new video series examining all the factors driving, influencing and adding to the complexity of the Internet of Things movement, focuses on the growing need for standards and security in the IoT realm.   

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