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Trend Micro Extends Cloud Security Solutions on AWS with New Initiatives for ... - Wall Street Journal

Trend Micro Extends Cloud Security Solutions on AWS with New Initiatives for ... - Wall Street Journal | Network Security | Scoop.it
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Trend Micro Extends Cloud Security Solutions on AWS with New Initiatives for ...
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Many other internet security providers will be following suit of Trend Micro in providing new ways to protect their clients data housed in the cloud.

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Top Network Security Issues 2014 | BCW

Top Network Security Issues 2014 | BCW | Network Security | Scoop.it
Top Network Security Issues 2014
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Simple misconfiguration has accounted for 95% of firewall breaches. 

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Beware the Rise of Ransomware

Beware the Rise of Ransomware | Network Security | Scoop.it
"Ransomware" attacks are the latest in cyber scams on the Web. Culprits use such tactics as installing embarrassing pornography on your screen that you can't remove or taking your data hostage until you wire over money. Here are steps to protect yourself from this new type of cyber extortion.
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Ransomware put simply means your data is encrypted by the hacker and won't be un-encrypted until some demand is met.

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Service 2020: Megatrends for the decade ahead.

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We all know now how important Social Media Marketing can be for new, existing  and upcoming businesses but it seems as though this is only the beginning. The article details how businesses in the future will have to leverage the transparency of social media to their advantage. Social media titans like Facebook & Twitter may have to look at bolstering their defences as it's possible that some businesses may be looking to tarnish their competitors images through shall we say less than conventional methods. Facebook hacking anyone??

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Defcon 18 Pwned By the owner What happens when you steal a hackers computer zoz part

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An absolutely hilarious video with some good lessons at the end!

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Alert Logic Research Shows Increase in Attacks on Cloud and On-Premises Environments -- HOUSTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

HOUSTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alert Logic Research Shows Increase in Attacks on Cloud and On-Premises Environments. Company Kicks Off Roadshow Tour and Webinar to Present New Cloud Security Findings.
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With cloud adoption by the enterprise becoming more common, attackers will be launching more attacks in the coming years.

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2014 SECURITY PREDICTIONS

2014 SECURITY PREDICTIONS | Network Security | Scoop.it
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Cyber attacks to escalate over next decade

Cyber attacks to escalate over next decade | Network Security | Scoop.it
Medical implants, cars and critical infrastructure, such as gas pipelines, could be at risk from cyber attacks by the end of the decade, study claims.
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Networking Hardware manufacturers are under pressure to release their inventions as quickly as possible. What in-fact they're doing is leaving the door wide open to cyber crime gangs as the hardware hasn't been sufficiently tested and has numerous vulnerabilities.

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6 Emerging Security Threats, and How to Fight Them - eSecurity Planet

6 Emerging Security Threats, and How to Fight Them - eSecurity Planet | Network Security | Scoop.it
Hackers are nothing if not creative, so it's important for enterprise security pros to educate themselves about emerging security threats like these six.
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Even though this original article is 12 months old, I believe it to still be relevant. As a Mac user myself, I've felt safer while browsing in OSx rather than on my Windows machine. Since Malware developers have implementing their 'rubbish' in to Java applets, I'm starting to feel more vulnerable.

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Cisco boosts Toronto’s tech credibility with $100-million innovation hub

Cisco boosts Toronto’s tech credibility with $100-million innovation hub | Network Security | Scoop.it
California company selects Canada’s largest city as one of its four new global innovation hubs (Cisco picks Toronto as 1 of 4 global innovation hubs, with investment of $100M in the city over 10 years.
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Toronto is now the third city to be named as one of CIsco's Innovation hubs, the fourth is located in Germany but the exact location is still unknown.

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