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  • February 17, 2016 17 Feb'16

    Security startups vie for honors in RSA Innovation Sandbox

    The RSA 2016 Innovation Sandbox competition highlights the top security startups, but only one will be awarded title of 'RSA Conference 2016's Most Innovative Startup.'

  • February 17, 2016 17 Feb'16

    Court rules Apple needs iPhone backdoor; Tim Cook opposes

    A court order has ruled that Apple needs to create an iPhone backdoor to unlock the device used by the gunman in the San Bernardino killings, but Tim Cook opposed the ruling.

  • February 16, 2016 16 Feb'16

    Ransomware attack causes internal emergency at Hollywood hospital

    The FBI, along with the LAPD, began investigating a ransomware attack at a Hollywood hospital that has crippled the facility's operations and could cost millions.

  • February 16, 2016 16 Feb'16

    RSA Conference 2016 special coverage: News and analysis

    Find out what's happening in the information security industry with breaking news by the SearchSecurity team at RSA's 2016 conference in San Francisco.

  • February 12, 2016 12 Feb'16

    Study: IT staff pressured to buy useless cybersecurity products

    A new study found that IT managers feel pressured to purchase new cybersecurity products even if they don't have the skills to implement the technology properly.

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  • February 12, 2016 12 Feb'16

    Uncertainty over Privacy Shield as Facebook faces penalties

    Roundup: Details are uncertain for the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, as Facebook is charged with privacy violations in France over the use of the now-illegal Safe Harbor framework; more news.

  • February 11, 2016 11 Feb'16

    IRS hack leveraged stolen Social Security numbers

    An IRS hack has compromised thousands of tax returns, and the attack was made possible through the use of stolen Social Security numbers.

  • February 10, 2016 10 Feb'16

    Congress Republicans rebuff Obama cyber budget effort

    Obama ups spending by 35% in the 2017 cyber budget, adds a federal CISO and pushes multifactor authentication, but still faces stiff Republican opposition in Congress.

  • February 09, 2016 09 Feb'16

    February 2016 Patch Tuesday: IE Flash vulnerabilities get a bulletin

    Microsoft's February 2016 Patch Tuesday release goes after Adobe Flash vulnerabilities and more Windows Journal flaws.

  • February 09, 2016 09 Feb'16

    Social engineering attack leads to leaked info on 20,000 FBI agents

    A hacker took advantage of insufficient authentication protocols within the DOJ to perform a social engineering attack, resulting in leaked info on 20,000 FBI agents.

  • February 05, 2016 05 Feb'16

    Researchers offer motive behind China cyberattacks

    Roundup: A new report may explain China's cyber targeting of health insurers. Plus, malware activity shows a big rise at year-end; more software vulnerabilities were reported.

  • February 04, 2016 04 Feb'16

    Former CIA/NSA director Hayden supports strong encryption

    Former CIA and NSA director General Michael Hayden came out in favor of strong encryption but representatives in Congress and the Senate are continuing to pursue encryption backdoor legislation.

  • February 03, 2016 03 Feb'16

    Costly government cybersecurity system needs major changes

    A new report on the EINSTEIN government cybersecurity system concluded that it is only 'partially meeting its stated system objectives,' and needs some major changes.

  • February 01, 2016 01 Feb'16

    Threat defense, hybrid clouds and 'connections others miss'

    We often talk about shifts in information security from advanced threats to emerging technology defenses, but this year marks a few major turning points.

  • February 01, 2016 01 Feb'16

    Security attack? 2016 defenses focus on damage control

    What methods are attackers using to find vulnerabilities in corporate networks? Are these security attacks really advancing? We look at the latest hacking techniques and find out from top security researchers how malware and advanced cyberthreats ...

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