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A bank risk manager’s view of the cloud - ABA Banking Journal

A bank risk manager’s view of the cloud - ABA Banking Journal | Information Security | Scoop.it
Sending and storing data outside the bank can be economical, but know what you're getting into before you sign anything Many times in presentations, t...
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Paper records account for most VA data breaches -- FCW

Paper records account for most VA data breaches -- FCW | Information Security | Scoop.it
Top IT official says VA has good track record for protecting data considering the volume of information it handles.
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A bank risk manager’s view of the cloud - ABA Banking Journal

A bank risk manager’s view of the cloud - ABA Banking Journal | Information Security | Scoop.it
Sending and storing data outside the bank can be economical, but know what you're getting into before you sign anything Many times in presentations, t...
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White House to offer companies cybersecurity incentives

White House to offer companies cybersecurity incentives | Information Security | Scoop.it
With incentives, the government aims to entice power utilities, water infrastructure, and transportation networks to sign onto its upcoming Cybersecurity Framework. Read this article by Dara Kerr on CNET News.
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Searching for trouble: the hidden risk of pressure cookers, backpacks and quinoa

Searching for trouble: the hidden risk of pressure cookers, backpacks and quinoa | Information Security | Scoop.it
How to move past sensation and snap judgements to provoke valuable conversations to understand and reduce risk in your organization
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The worst part about all the government surveillance isn't the snooping, it's the secrecy

The worst part about all the government surveillance isn't the snooping, it's the secrecy | Information Security | Scoop.it
A journalist who thought the FBI raided her house because they saw her Google searches turned out to be wrong, but the incident highlights the lack of trust and culture of paranoia that NSA surveillance has created.
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NASA falls short on its cloud computing security

NASA falls short on its cloud computing security | Information Security | Scoop.it
As the space agency increasingly moves more data to the cloud, a new report says it hasn't met proper security requirements and 'potentially put NASA systems and data stored in the cloud at risk.' Read this article by Dara Kerr on CNET News.
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OHSU: Four Big Breaches in a Year

OHSU: Four Big Breaches in a Year | Information Security | Scoop.it
Unauthorized use of cloud computing storage services in two departments of Oregon Health & Science University has resulted in the organization notifying more than 3,000 patients that protected health information may have been compromised.
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Communicating True Value of IT Security

Communicating True Value of IT Security | Information Security | Scoop.it
IT security pros see metrics as a useful tool to validate operational performance. But many organizations' top leaders evaluate security on cost. It's time to bridge that gap.
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Infosecurity - Web Applications Attacked 26 Times Per Minute

Infosecurity - Web Applications Attacked 26 Times Per Minute | Information Security | Scoop.it
A new web application attack report reveals that retailers suffer twice as many SQL injection attacks as other industries, and that one website received 94,000 attack requests in 24 hours – or 26 attack requests per minute.
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Android Spyware Infections on the Rise, Report Says

Android Spyware Infections on the Rise, Report Says | Information Security | Scoop.it
About 1 percent of Android devices are infected with malware, according to Alcatel-Lucent's Kindsight Security Labs
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Former Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Supervisor Admits Data Theft - eSecurity Planet

Former Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Supervisor Admits Data Theft - eSecurity Planet | Information Security | Scoop.it
Brian McCarthy took 71 computer files from the bank on his last day of employment.
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WellPoint fined $1.7 million for exposing health data on Internet

WellPoint fined $1.7 million for exposing health data on Internet | Information Security | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Health insurer WellPoint Inc agreed to pay a fine of $1.7 million for allowing health and other personal information from hundreds of thousands of people to be accessed over the Internet, the...
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Infosecurity - Microsoft Orders App Developers to Fix Security Issues within 6 Months

Looking to spur application developers into showing more security stewardship, Microsoft has announced a new security policy for store apps that establishes a timeline for developers to fix security vulnerabilities in their applications.
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Obama says spying hit U.S. reputation, and he plans a fix

Obama says spying hit U.S. reputation, and he plans a fix | Information Security | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama said on Friday that NSA spying revelations had given the world the wrong impression about the U.S. data surveillance programs, and he outlined a plan for correcting it.
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Secure your data

Secure your data | Information Security | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO — There are two kinds of law firms: those that know they have been hacked and those that don’t know they’ve been hacked.
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BREACH Compression Attack Steals HTTPS Secrets in Under 30 Seconds

BREACH Compression Attack Steals HTTPS Secrets in Under 30 Seconds | Information Security | Scoop.it
Homeland Security released an advisory on the BREACH attack, a side-channel compression attack similar to CRIME, except that it steals secrets from HTTPS responses.
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Implementing A Risk Management Framework For Health Information Technology Systems - NIST RMF

Implementing A Risk Management Framework For Health Information Technology Systems - NIST RMF | Information Security | Scoop.it
Following Black Hat and revelations about the lack of security on medical devices,  I asked one of our information security gurus, Mike Johnsen, for his input on the possibility of a risk management framework for civilian hospitals similar to what...
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State surveillance may be a fact of modern life, but having 'nothing to hide' is not an excuse for apathy | ZDNet

State surveillance may be a fact of modern life, but having 'nothing to hide' is not an excuse for apathy | ZDNet | Information Security | Scoop.it
State surveillance is not new, but today fights against terrorism. Many are against government spying, while some are apathetic. But even if you believe you have 'nothing to hide,' your government may still think you do.
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Forrester Says The Chromebook’s Time Has Arrived In The Enterprise, But Security Is The Nagging Issue | TechCrunch

Forrester Says The Chromebook’s Time Has Arrived In The Enterprise, But Security Is The Nagging Issue | TechCrunch | Information Security | Scoop.it
IT should ignore the naysayers and consider adopting the Google Chromebook. That's the conclusion of a Forrester Research Report that looked at the future of the networked computer in the enterprise...
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Information Security: Cars new targets for hackers - Business Technology

Information Security: Cars new targets for hackers - Business Technology | Information Security | Scoop.it
Hackers in the USA have found vulnerabilities that allow them to control cars’ computer systems from their laptops.

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BYOD security: Clueless in the enterprise

BYOD security: Clueless in the enterprise | Information Security | Scoop.it
The BYOD trend has been the bane of IT managers since it began. And the number one concern about BYOD centers around security of corporate data and networks.
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Cybercrime can cost economy up to $500B | ZDNet

Cybercrime can cost economy up to $500B | ZDNet | Information Security | Scoop.it
Cybercrimes may cost the global economy US$100 billion to US$500 billion, and over 500,000 jobs in the U.S., due to various factors such as reputation damage, consumer losses, and service disruption costs.
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More than 18K UVa student Social Security numbers printed on brochures

More than 18K UVa student Social Security numbers printed on brochures | Information Security | Scoop.it
Spokesman says university is the process of notifying students whose information was exposed
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The Typewriter Returns- For Information Security

The Typewriter Returns- For Information Security | Information Security | Scoop.it
The humble device makes a comeback to shield national secrets with concerns about high-tech surveillance techniques targeting governments.
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U.S. Emergency Alert System open to more 'zombie' hackers after accidental SSH key disclosure | ZDNet

U.S. Emergency Alert System open to more 'zombie' hackers after accidental SSH key disclosure | ZDNet | Information Security | Scoop.it
"Civil authorities in your area have reported that the bodies of the dead are rising from their graves," said one recently hacked emergency broadcast.
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