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IBM: Over a Billion Records Leaked in 2014

March 17, 2015
A surprising 40 percent of attacks in IBM's X-Force report were listed as 'unknown.'
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PCI Compliance Still a Challenge: Verizon

March 12, 2015
Verizon's 2015 PCI compliance report shows increasing point-in-time compliance even as breaches rise.
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IBM Exposes Critical Dropbox Vulnerability

March 11, 2015
Dropbox patches flaw that could have exposed users to risk.
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How Much Does Business AV Cost? Try Free

February 25, 2015
Avast debuts free Business Anti-Virus, but what's the catch?
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3 Questions Every CISO Should Answer

February 23, 2015
FireEye's Kevin Mandia has a few key questions for CISOs.
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Why All Linux (Security) Bugs Aren't Shallow

February 20, 2015
With Heartbleed and Shellshock, the open source community realized that Linus' law can be challenged.
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Google Blinks on Project Zero Security Disclosure

February 17, 2015
Common sense prevails as Google relaxes its 90-day disclosure policy for zero-day security vulnerabilities.
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Report: PlugX Is RAT of Choice for Nation States

February 13, 2015
Crowdstrike's Global Threat Intel report details tactics used in nation-state attacks.
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Google Ups Ante for Security Researchers

February 2, 2015
After paying out $1.5 million in bug bounties in 2014, Google is boosting payments for ongoing security research.
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Google Pays Big Bug Bounties in Chrome 40 Fix

January 22, 2015
Google pays out $88,500 in bug bounties, with the largest browser security update yet in 2015. In all, Google fixed 62 different security flaws.
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How Secure Is Android if Google Won't Patch?

January 13, 2015
A security researcher alleges that Google won't patch its older Android software for a new vulnerability. Luckily, users have options to boost security for older versions of the OS.
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Black Friday Cyber Attacks Declined in 2014

January 6, 2015
While 61 million records were stolen from retailers in 2014, Black Friday and Cyber Monday attacks declined, IBM finds.
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FireEye Expands Security Platform

December 30, 2014
FireEye CTO Dave Merkel details his firm's latest additions and offers some security predictions for 2015.
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Crowdstrike: On a Mission to Find Malware-Free Attacks

December 17, 2014
Crowdstrike CTO Dmitri Alperovitch explains how his company's newest Falcon platform improves security with detection and prevention.
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Google Brings Open Source Security Gifts

November 24, 2014
Google isn't just about search anymore. In recent weeks it has announced multiple security projects including Santa for Mac.
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IBM Boosts Cloud Data Protection, Compliance

November 17, 2014
IBM has patented an invention that will help global businesses navigate complex regulatory landscape for cloud data.
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Microsoft Buys Aorato to Boost Active Directory Security

November 14, 2014
Microsoft buys Aorato, the company that earlier this year disclosed a critical vulnerability in Microsoft's security.
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IBM Boosts Cyber Security Education Efforts

October 30, 2014
IBM is investing in outreach to universities in a bid to better educate future security professionals.
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Shellshock a Fail for Security Disclosure

October 23, 2014
Shellshock and the Xen vulnerability. One of these things is not like the other, and an expert says they can teach us a lot about how to disclose security vulnerabilities.
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