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The State of Software Insecurity

March 2, 2010
A Veracode report finds that 58 percent of applications contain severe vulnerabilities.
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Editor's Pick: Protecting Your Sensitive Information with Encryption

March 1, 2010
Learn the basics of encryption, including e-mail options and public key cryptography for enterprise users.
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The State of Enterprise Security

February 24, 2010
Symantec reports that 75 percent of the organizations it surveyed experienced cyberattacks in the last 12 months.
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Pentagon Allows Portable Media

February 22, 2010
A ban on USB storage devices and other portable media has been lifted.
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A Surge in Spam

February 18, 2010
A new report from M86 Security provides a detailed analysis of spam during the second half of 2009.
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Cyberwar Is Already Here

February 17, 2010
A ScanSafe report says cybercriminals are now focusing on much broader targets than credit cards and other personal data.
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Shifting Sands in Strong Authentication

February 4, 2010
A Forrester Research report looks at recent changes in the strong authentication market.
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The Age of Cyberwar

February 2, 2010
A McAfee report finds that 54 percent of security executives say their companies have already suffered large scale cyber attacks.
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Advance-Fee Fraud Has Record Year

January 29, 2010
Ultrascan reports that victims lost $9.3 billion in 2009.
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The State of Computer Security in the UK

January 28, 2010
A report from 7Safe and the University of Bedfordshire looks at the state of UK computer security by examining actual data breaches.
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Businesses Plan to Increase IT Security Spending

January 27, 2010
Forrester Research reports that 40 percent of businesses plan to increase their spending on new IT security technologies in 2010.
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Cyberattacks Evolving Faster than Defenses

January 26, 2010
CSO magazine has released the results of its 2010 CyberSecurity Watch Survey.
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Phishing Attacks Continue to Expand

January 25, 2010
Unique phishing reports submitted to the APWG reached a record 40,621 in August of 2009.
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Cardiff Leads UK in Card Fraud

January 22, 2010
Online fraud affects a third of card fraud victims, while card cloning accounts for one fifth of cases.
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DDoS Attacks on Services and Applications are Key Concern

January 20, 2010
Arbor Networks' fifth annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report says botnet-driven attacks are the leading problem facing service providers.
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Smartphone Security Increasing

January 20, 2010
ABI Research reports that the number of smartphones protected by advanced security software will increase fivefold over the next five years.
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Click Fraud Rates Were Low in Q4 2009

January 20, 2010
Click Forensics reports that the industry average click fraud rates was 15.3 percent in the fourth quarter of last year.
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Romanian Admits Guilt in Phishing Operation

January 18, 2010
Cornel Ionut Tonita could face up to five years in prison.
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Network Security Pros Unhappier In Recent Years

January 8, 2010
A new study shows a trend of decline in the willingness of IT pros to go the extra mile at work.
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