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  • September 03, 2015 03 Sep'15

    OPM breach protection services on the way for 21.5 million victims

    The contract for identity theft and credit protection services protecting OPM breach victims has been awarded, but protection notifications will not be going out to OPM victims until later this month.

  • September 02, 2015 02 Sep'15

    Deception may be next big IT security tool, or may be hype

    A new report claims that deception may become a big factor in the future of IT security tools, but one expert warns that the efficacy of such tactics can diminish with popularity.

  • September 01, 2015 01 Sep'15

    Warnings, neglect and a massive OPM breach

    Why no one should have been surprised by the government data hack.

  • September 01, 2015 01 Sep'15

    Chip and PIN migration slow as EMV deadline approaches

    A major deadline for EMV card adoption is just one month away. Can chip-and-PIN and chip-and-signature technology improve payment card security and reduce fraud?

  • August 31, 2015 31 Aug'15

    Qualcomm claims new mobile SoC will feature zero-day detection

    Qualcomm announced that its next flagship chipset will include Smart Protect, a feature designed for machine learning and zero-day detection on mobile devices.

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  • August 28, 2015 28 Aug'15

    Tor vulnerabilities make the Dark Web too risky for the black market

    The Dark Web is where many shady deals can happen on the Internet, but Tor vulnerabilities have made it too risky for one of the largest online black markets to stay in business.

  • August 28, 2015 28 Aug'15

    Internet of Things security concerns prompt boost in IoT services

    News roundup: As Internet of Things concerns become an enterprise reality, one vendor is quick to offer IoT services to combat the risks. Plus: 1% of users create 75% of the risk; Target pays up; Apple devices improperly secured in the enterprise.

  • August 28, 2015 28 Aug'15

    Gula talks Nessus agents and Nessus cloud

    Video: SearchSecurity spoke with Tenable co-founder Ron Gula about recent additions to the Nessus feature set, including a version that lives in the cloud.

  • August 27, 2015 27 Aug'15

    Report: phishing training could cut damage costs by $1.8M

    A new report breaks down the potential costs associated with a phishing breach and claims that phishing training could cut those costs by as much as $1.8 million.

  • August 27, 2015 27 Aug'15

    Angler EK and Flash zero-days make malvertising more effective

    Malvertising campaigns are becoming more effective due to the popularity of the Angler EK and its use of Flash zero-day vulnerabilities. And one expert says ad blockers are not the answer.

  • August 27, 2015 27 Aug'15

    CISOs: Application security programs need improvements

    An up-to-date application security program -- as well as knowing how to connect with stakeholders -- is critical to being a successful CISO today, said Renee Guttmann, vice president, Office of the CISO at Accuvant Inc.

  • August 25, 2015 25 Aug'15

    Report says SMB IT still doesn't get virtualization security

    A new report makes controversial claims about the costs of breaches in virtualized environments, strongly suggesting IT pros may not understand the challenges of virtualization security.

  • August 25, 2015 25 Aug'15

    What enterprises should know about threat intelligence tools

    Video: Threat intelligence tools are a growing market and enterprises need to be able to see through the hype to get the best product for them.

  • August 20, 2015 20 Aug'15

    Is the future of cyberdefense a new branch of the military?

    An IT professional suggests the best way to improve cyberdefense and security in the public and private sectors may be a new branch of the military. But, according to one expert, the benefits of such a plan can be gained with the current setup.

  • August 19, 2015 19 Aug'15

    Critical out-of-band Microsoft security patch available for IE

    One week after Patch Tuesday, an out-of-band Microsoft security patch is available for a critical flaw in Internet Explorer that affects all supported versions of Windows and Windows Server.

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