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Pan Kamal, VP of Marketing for Alert Enterprise, a security software company headquartered in Fremont, CA, explains in his opening remarks that he is going to describe Alert Enterprise’s award-...

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Tue, 2011-03-22 01:49 PM

James Ruffer

A military plan to create software for fabricating phony personas to be used for garnering information from terrorists using social networking sites is taking a page from Corporate America's dirty...
Tue, 2011-03-22 08:11 AM

NSA

In what civil libertarians called a “huge victory,” a U.S. appeals court said March 21 that a lawsuit to halt government surveillance of citizens’ international email and telephone calls can go ahead...
Mon, 2011-03-21 02:05 PM

Nigel Stanley

The top hacking techniques aimed at mobile phones and how to stop them will be the subject of a Webinar offered March 22 at 9 a.m. Eastern time by the maker of an online risk management platform and...
Mon, 2011-03-21 01:15 PM

Art Coviello

A string of security breaches can be expected from the compromise of RSA's SecureID technology, predicts an independent information security research and testing organization. The mounting of what...
Fri, 2011-03-18 05:04 PM
One of the largest spam networks in the world received a crushing blow March 18 when Microsoft and the U.S. Marshal Service raided its servers in seven U.S. cities. The takedown of the Rustock botnet...
Fri, 2011-03-18 12:23 PM
Software to create phony online personas, or sockpuppets, to infiltrate social networking sites where terrorists are recruiting manpower and soliciting funds is being created under a $2.76 million...
Thu, 2011-03-17 04:31 PM

Rep. Johnson

An alleged plan to infiltrate social networks, like Facebook, with phony cyber personalities with the intent to gather information for arresting dissidents and activists who operate anonymously...
Wed, 2011-03-16 05:29 PM
New malware threats jumped 26 percent in the first quarter of 2011 compared to the same period in 2010, according to a report released March 16 by a cyber security firm. On average, some 73,000 new...
Wed, 2011-03-16 04:23 PM

James Lewis

While some progress has been made by some federal agencies in making cyberspace secure, overall efforts have been ineffective, according to a well-known security expert. "What we are doing now to...
Wed, 2011-03-16 02:14 PM

Philip Reitinger

Efforts to expand the monitoring of federal networks to better protect them against cyber attacks would be sidetracked if budget cuts adopted by Congress remain intact, a House panel was told today...
Tue, 2011-03-15 04:21 PM

Rep. Lungren

Cyber threats to the nation's critical infrastructure and its economy will be the subject of a hearing to be held March 16 in Washington, DC, by a subcommittee of the House Committee on Homeland...
Tue, 2011-03-15 01:32 PM
Security embedded in mobile devices is inadequate to foil the kinds of threats aimed at them. That was one of the findings in a report by global research firm Frost & Sullivan and made available...

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Millis, MA-based Kanguru Solutions, a manufacturer of secure IT storage solutions, has announced the addition of USB device control to its Kanguru Remote Management Console (KRMC). The company calls...
Reston, VA-based Input, which specializes in government business, has unveiled new research detailing adoption trends for cloud computing, virtualization, service-oriented architecture (SOA), open...
Rockville, MD-based Telvent reports that it is the first vendor selected to participate in a DHS supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) testing project to ensure critical IT security and...
Mobile Active Defense, LLC (M.A.D.) has announced the release of its patent-pending mobile firewall and contents filtering mechanisms that enforce controls based upon the physical location of the...
GammaTech Computer Corp., a manufacturer of notebook and tablet computers, has introduced the newest member to its line of cost-effective, high-performance rugged convertible notebook computers, the...