Items Tagged with "Security Awareness"
July 11, 2010 Added by:Robert Siciliano
When we got to the resort we were swarmed with hotel help/bellmen pulling our bags out of the van. As I’m counting bags and kids on my way back to the van to get my two other bags, the van drove away. My laptop and backpack were still in the front seat...
July 11, 2010 Added by:Rahul Neel Mani
As cloud computing makes inroads around the globe, new security issues keep emerging. In an exclusive conversation, Juan Santana, CEO of Spain-based Panda Security shares his thoughts with CTO Forum's Dominic K...
June 29, 2010 Added by:Katie Weaver-Johnson
Last Tuesday at about 2:00 AM, I woke up to the doorbell ringing and knocking on our front door. While I was initially a little startled, my next thought was, “Why isn’t our ferocious guard dog barking?”
April 14, 2010 Added by:Mike Meikle
In working with various clients on the topic of security, a common theme has emerged. Management and employees still labor under the perception that fraud is still the purview of unorganized individuals with an axe to grind against a specific company.
April 07, 2010 Added by:Katie Weaver-Johnson
Successful organizations realize antivirus software must be installed on all PCs. Antivirus software works well if updates are automatic and ongoing (as new risks and threats are identified) to prevent expensive damages to PCs, information and reputations.
April 07, 2010 Added by:Ian Barrs
"We need to talk about security, it's becoming an issue." This is a line that would draw a blank on many a CEOs face, even today. "We've got strong password policies, and no-one's allowed to use USBs", the CEO may burble. If that's your last line of defence, and you merely trust people to follow the rules, you're heading for trouble.
February 06, 2010 Added by:Bill Wildprett, CISSP, CISA
I’ve been thinking about Security Awareness and different ways of teaching it as a mindset. We infosec folks think about it all the time, cultivating it as part of our general focus on situational awareness; the general public, corporate and government leaders, SMBs – not as much, perhaps.
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November 24, 2009 from: Office of Inadequate Security
According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, government agencies and businesses reported 435 breaches as of Nov. 17, on track to show a 50% drop from the number of breaches reported in 2008. That would make 2009 the first year that the number of reported data breaches has dropped since 2005, when the ITRC started counting.
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November 02, 2009 from: Office of Inadequate Security
Because data breaches have become such commonplace incidents, there is concern that people have become desensitized to the potential harm they face upon receiving a notification letter from an organization informing them that sensitive information has been lost or misappropriated.
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October 26, 2009 from: hackyourself.net
A simple but effective call spoofing technique has hit the main stream. Former high profile Dolce & Gabbana publicist Ali Wise used a phone call spoofing service called SpoofCard to listen to her ex-boyfriend's voicemails. The service hides the phone number you're calling fro...