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AP Twitter hacking highlights defects in social media monitoring

AP Twitter hacking highlights defects in social media monitoring | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
The hacking of Associated Press’ (AP) official Twitter feed last week was a sobering reminder of the unparalleled and unchecked power of the Twittersphere.
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Social Media Security Lessons From the U.S. Army

Social Media Security Lessons From the U.S. Army | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Tough tips for training employees on the do's and don'ts of posting about your company.
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Japanese Officials Mistweet about North Korean Attack

Japanese Officials Mistweet about North Korean Attack | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Government officials in the Japanese city of Yokohama mistakenly tweeted “North Korea has launched a missile,” to around 40,000 Twitter followers.
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How valuable are security certifications today?

How valuable are security certifications today? | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Will investing your time in earning security-industry certifications ultimately mean more money in your paycheck? Which certifications are vital in today's job market?
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Straight talk on security gets employees to listen -- and comply

Straight talk on security gets employees to listen -- and comply | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Sure, you want users to comply with security edicts, but would you phish your own employees or share your company's hack history? At least some CIOs say yes.
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five best practices for making information security a corporatewide responsibility

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U.K. Public Sector's Top Security Worries -- InformationWeek

U.K. Public Sector's Top Security Worries -- InformationWeek | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Reputational damage, financial consequences and compliance failure are U.K. companies' main security worries, study says.
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ICTTF International Cyber Threat Task Force - Album View - Spreading Malware Via Facebook Mobile

International Cyber Threat Task Force. A not for profit organisation formed to create an international community of people concerned with dealing with cyber threats, such as cyber crime or cyber warfare.
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Phishing attack on mobile platforms

Phishing attack on mobile platforms | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Recent studies at major security firms disclosed that phishing activities has increased exponentially with cyber-crime targeting every sector of industry to government institutions and private citi...
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44 Must-Attend Conferences for CIOs, CTOs, and IT Marketers - March 2013 - IT Leaders

44 Must-Attend Conferences for CIOs, CTOs, and IT Marketers - March 2013 - IT Leaders | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
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U.S. Cybersecurity Executive Order Signed, Will Affect Many Types of Businesses | HL Chronicle of Data Protection

U.S. Cybersecurity Executive Order Signed, Will Affect Many Types of Businesses | HL Chronicle of Data Protection | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
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Examining How Facebook Got Hacked - GovInfoSecurity

Examining How Facebook Got Hacked - GovInfoSecurity | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Even the brightest technologists aren't immune from cyber-attacks. Facebook says it fell victim to a sophisticated attack discovered in January in which an exploit
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Twitter hacks: Organisations urged to ramp up security | ITProPortal.com

Twitter hacks: Organisations urged to ramp up security | ITProPortal.com | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
With the Guardian this week becoming the latest high-profile Twitter hack victim, the social network and industry experts are calling for...
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More Than 70% of IT Security Professionals Believe Their Organizations Will Suffer a Data Breach in Next Six Months According to Lieberman Software Survey - WSJ.com

More Than 70% of IT Security Professionals Believe Their Organizations Will Suffer a Data Breach in Next Six Months According to Lieberman Software Survey - WSJ.com | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
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Japanese Officials Mistweet about North Korean Attack

Japanese Officials Mistweet about North Korean Attack | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Government officials in the Japanese city of Yokohama mistakenly tweeted “North Korea has launched a missile,” to around 40,000 Twitter followers.
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Attorneys general team up with Facebook to protect privacy – MarylandReporter.com

Attorneys general team up with Facebook to protect privacy – MarylandReporter.com | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
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Protiviti’s Internal Audit Survey Finds Lack of Social Media Policy and Process Plaguing Organizations with Unnecessary Risks

Protiviti’s Internal Audit Survey Finds Lack of Social Media Policy and Process Plaguing Organizations with Unnecessary Risks | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
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Twitter Hacks Force Companies to Confront Security on Social Media

Twitter Hacks Force Companies to Confront Security on Social Media | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
With attacks on the Twitter accounts of Burger King, Jeep and others, the site’s relatively lax security is a concern.
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Companies vulnerable to cyberattack via social networks, warns security vendor

Companies vulnerable to cyberattack via social networks, warns security vendor | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
BitDefender advised companies and employees to stop sharing data on social networks, saying such a practice may do them and their companies "more harm than good."
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Social Media and Security: Two Factor Authentication | Social Media Today

Social Media and Security: Two Factor Authentication | Social Media Today | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Social media accounts are becoming extraordinarily important to many of those who use them and yet their security is often ridiculously weak.
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South Korean Banks Lose Data In Malware Attack -- InformationWeek

South Korean Banks Lose Data In Malware Attack -- InformationWeek | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Computer networks at banks and television stations in South Korea froze after targeted malware deleted data from numerous PCs. Was North Korea involved?
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Cyberthreats No. 1 on US Threat Matrix | Cybersecurity | TechNewsWorld

Cyberthreats No. 1 on US Threat Matrix | Cybersecurity | TechNewsWorld | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
A busy week on the U.S. cybersecurity front is pointing toward a renewed emphasis on the nation's digital defenses, a shift underscored by Tuesday's Senate testimony from a top security official that ranked hackers and cyberattacks as greater...
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CISPA Cybersecurity Bill, Reborn: 6 Key Facts -- InformationWeek

CISPA Cybersecurity Bill, Reborn: 6 Key Facts -- InformationWeek | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
House revives controversial cybersecurity information-sharing bill, but can CISPA 2.0 address lingering privacy concerns?
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