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Security Budgets on the Rise

June 14, 2010
A Deloitte survey of financial institutions finds that the majority of security budgets have increased.
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Cheating on a Security Audit

June 10, 2010
According to a recent survey, 10 percent of IT professionals have cheated to get an audit passed.
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Outbound Spam Prevention

June 8, 2010
A study by Osterman Research and Commtouch has found that 68 percent of service providers say outbound spam is costing them up to $100,000 a year.
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Current Malware Threats

June 4, 2010
A Kaspersky Lab report examines the leading information security threats for the first quarter of 2010.
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Assessing the Malware Threat

June 2, 2010
A Bit9 survey finds that only 32 percent of respondents feel confident that their businesses are protected from malware.
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Age and Privacy Awareness

May 27, 2010
A new report finds that young adults are more likely than older users to restrict what they share online.
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The Cost of Identity Theft

May 25, 2010
A recent ITRC report finds that identity theft costs victims less than it did a year ago.
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UK Internet Users Increasing Awareness of Security Issues

May 21, 2010
An Ofcom report states that British Internet users are becoming more aware of the importance of online security and privacy.
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Federal Cyber Security in 2010

May 17, 2010
A new (ISC)2 report examines federal CISOs' perspective on the cyber security of national assets.
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U.S. Losing Cyber War, Official Says

May 14, 2010
U.S. defense official admits that United States is losing massive amounts of data to cyber attacks.
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Cloud User Security

May 13, 2010
A study by CA and the Ponemon Institute examines IT professionals' key cloud security concerns.
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Assessing Federal File Transfer Security

May 11, 2010
A survey by MeriTalk and Axway finds that 54 percent of respondents do not currently monitor for FTP use within their agencies.
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Web-Access Device 'Fingerprints' Identify the Bad Guys

May 10, 2010
Our colleagues at IT Business Edge speak with Scott Waddell, vice president of technology at iovation, about fraud prevention and risk mitigation.
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Astaro Issues Flawed Firewall, Anti-Virus Updates

May 10, 2010
The update can block all Internet connections.
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Examining Web Site Security

May 7, 2010
A WhiteHat Security report looks at web site security with a focus on the security of specific programming languages.
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Virtualization and Security

May 5, 2010
A Prism Microsystem study finds that companies are more eager to deploy virtualization than they are ready to address the security issues surrounding such deployments.
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Most Are Unaware of Cloud Security Issues

May 3, 2010
A BSA survey has found that 60 percent of US citizens don't even know what 'in the cloud' means.
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Privacy Regulators Chide Google

April 30, 2010
A global coalition of privacy regulators takes Google to task for its lackluster approach to protecting its users' privacy.
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Make Network Security Policies Successful

April 28, 2010
Three tips on how to better engage your user base in information and network security protocols.
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