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BSidesLV 2013: A Place For Security Newbies | Information Security Buzz

BSidesLV 2013: A Place For Security Newbies | Information Security Buzz | Infosec | Scoop.it
One of the things I've always loved about Security B-Sides is that it offers a nurturing environment for people who are young in their InfoSec careers. An example of that is playing out this week in Las Vegas.
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The best CISO isn't necessarily the technical-minded one: HP | Information Security Buzz

The best CISO isn't necessarily the technical-minded one: HP | Information Security Buzz | Infosec | Scoop.it
As Gartner argues that the boards should be listening more to the CISO for advice, rather than treating them as the defender of the business
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NSA Set To Axe 90% Of Admin Staff. | Information Security Buzz

NSA Set To Axe 90% Of Admin Staff. | Information Security Buzz | Infosec | Scoop.it
A couple of weeks ago, the NSA Director, General Alexander was quoted in a Reuters article saying that in order to limit data access and potential leakage, they will cut back on 90% of NSA system admin staff.
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How BYOD can reduce operating costs | Information Security Buzz

How BYOD can reduce operating costs | Information Security Buzz | Infosec | Scoop.it
One aspect of BYOD that we don’t often talk about is its potential to reduce operating costs.
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Snowden Classified Data Theft was Avoidable, Says Cyber Security Firm | Information Security Buzz

Snowden Classified Data Theft was Avoidable, Says Cyber Security Firm | Information Security Buzz | Infosec | Scoop.it
The Snowden incident where, according to the New York Times (21Jun2013), a government intelligence worker was able to easily copy and disseminate large amounts of highly sensitive and classified data
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Compromised Accounts Tweeting Links to Malware | Information Security Buzz

Compromised Accounts Tweeting Links to Malware | Information Security Buzz | Infosec | Scoop.it
It is not uncommon to see social media accounts, specifically Twitter accounts, directing users to malicious sites such as the ones hosting Android.Opfake, an issue we blogged about last year.
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Infosec analysts back away from 'Feds attacked Tor' theory | Information Security Buzz

Infosec analysts back away from 'Feds attacked Tor' theory | Information Security Buzz | Infosec | Scoop.it
When Tor admitted early this week that some nodes on the network had suddenly and inexplicably gone dark, thanks in part to a malware attack, theories abounded as to just what was going on and why.
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What Security Researchers Need to Know About the Law | Information Security Buzz

What Security Researchers Need to Know About the Law | Information Security Buzz | Infosec | Scoop.it
Security researchers often walk a very thin line between what is legal and what is illegal, and knowing the difference is not all that easy, especially given the current state of the law.
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The dangers of QR codes for security | Information Security Buzz

The dangers of QR codes for security | Information Security Buzz | Infosec | Scoop.it
A large number of end-user computers are mobile devices and the lion's share of those are smartphones. APTs are increasingly targeting the mobile market.
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Bitcoin Headlines Attract Malware Developers | Information Security Buzz

Bitcoin Headlines Attract Malware Developers | Information Security Buzz | Infosec | Scoop.it
Bitcoin issues have been front-page news in recent months, especially after its surprising April exchange rate.
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Seemingly benign “Jekyll” app passes Apple review, then becomes “evil” | Information Security Buzz

Seemingly benign “Jekyll” app passes Apple review, then becomes “evil” | Information Security Buzz | Infosec | Scoop.it
Computer scientists say they found a way to sneak malicious programs into Apple's exclusive app store without being detected by the mandatory review process that's supposed to automatically flag such apps.
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Hacking a smart lightbulb system | Information Security Buzz

Hacking a smart lightbulb system | Information Security Buzz | Infosec | Scoop.it
The phenomenon of the Internet of Things (IoT) is positively influencing our lives by augmenting our spaces with intelligent and connected devices.
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Top 5 mistakes you should avoid when embracing the cloud | Information Security Buzz

Top 5 mistakes you should avoid when embracing the cloud | Information Security Buzz | Infosec | Scoop.it
This year, cloud computing is definitely poised to gain importance among enterprises.
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Facebook users warned vs 'Hack Facebook' site | Information Security Buzz

Facebook users warned vs 'Hack Facebook' site | Information Security Buzz | Infosec | Scoop.it
Facebook users tempted to snoop on their friends' accounts by hacking into them should really think twice, especially when they come across a site offering such services.
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Cars may need Anti-Malware protection as well… | Information Security Buzz

Cars may need Anti-Malware protection as well… | Information Security Buzz | Infosec | Scoop.it
The Center for Automotive Embedded Systems Security (CAESS) conducted a study showing what could happen if a determined hacker went after the computer systems embedded in cars.
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California and Metro Washington DC – Top Destinations for Cyber Security Talent - Dark Reading

California and Metro Washington DC – Top Destinations for Cyber Security Talent - Dark Reading | Infosec | Scoop.it
California and Metro Washington DC – Top Destinations for Cyber Security Talent Dark Reading Alexandria, Va., August 5, 2013 – Semper Secure, a public-private partnership focused on increasing the number and quality of cyber security professionals,...
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