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RSA 2013: Outdated Software Biggest Internet Security Threat

February 28, 2013
Forget exotic new variants of malware. Metasploit founder HD Moore warns that outdated and improperly configured software is the Internet's biggest security threat.
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RSA 2013: SSL Certificate Security in the Crosshairs

February 27, 2013
Can the SSL certificate authority system be improved? A panel at the RSA conference discussed several promising approaches.
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RSA 2013: How the FBI Combats Insider Threats

February 27, 2013
The FBI's chief information security officer offers guidance on fighting insider attacks,a task he likens to looking for a needle in a stack of needles.
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RSA 2013: Symantec Reveals New Stuxnet Details

February 27, 2013
Stuxnet was around long before the malware was used in a high-profile nation-state attack in 2010, finds new research from Symantec.
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RSA 2013: Is Cryptography Still Necessary?

February 26, 2013
Is cryptography becoming less important? At least one member of a panel at the RSA 2013 conference thinks so.
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RSA 2013: Big Data, Big Security Problems

February 26, 2013
CEO of RSA details the challenges and opportunities of Big Data and launches a new authentication solution.
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HP Announces New Security Research Organization at RSA

February 26, 2013
HP consolidates the effort of multiple security divisions into a single unit for quicker and more effective risk remediation.
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Security Pros Feeling Stressed by Staff Shortages

February 25, 2013
New Global Information Security Workforce Study finds that IT security professionals are feeling impact of staff shortages.
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RSA 2013: Big Data, Big Vendors and Big Security

February 22, 2013
Big Data, government efforts to fight cybercrime and Internet vulnerability scanning are among the topics on the agenda at the 2013 RSA Conference.
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Nok Nok Opens Door to Better Online Authentication

February 15, 2013
Fast Identity Online Alliance forms to usher in a new era of online authentication. Startup NokNok Labs provides technology that can assist in the effort.
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SSL Certificate Authorities Team up to Boost Web Security

February 14, 2013
SSL Certificate Authorities claim a 99.995 accuracy rate, despite headline-making Web security breaches in the last two years.
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Obama Orders National Cybersecurity Framework

February 13, 2013
Cybersecurity is now a national priority as President Obama announced a major new initiative during his State of the Union address.
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Microsoft Tackles 57 Vulnerabilities in February Patch Tuesday

February 12, 2013
Internet Explorer and Windows Kernel-Mode driver vulnerabilities top the list in Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for February 2013.
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Is SSL Secure?

February 11, 2013
Lucky13 SSL exploit reveals hidden risk in the pervasive security technology.
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Bamital Botnet Shut Down by Microsoft and Symantec

February 7, 2013
Bamital botnet put 8 million PCs at risk from malicious search redirect – but was there any other malware risk?
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Is IP Theft Ever OK?

February 6, 2013
New Symantec-sponsored study finds that a surprising number of employees steal confidential information with little remorse.
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250,000 Twitter Passwords Hacked – What Should You Do?

February 4, 2013
Popular social networking site Twitter shuts down an attack in progress that was stealing user information. Should you be worried?
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PCI Delivers Security Guidance as PCI-DSS 3.0 Looms

January 31, 2013
How secure is your PCI-compliant deployment?
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IBM Taps Big Data for Security

January 30, 2013
Big Blue goes looking for patterns in unstructured data in an effort to hunt down advanced security threats.
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