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Friday, July 10, 2015

GAO: Early look at fed’s “Einstein 3” security weapon finds challenges

  FBI chief warns that terrorists hide behind encrypted communications | Hacktivist group possibly compromised hundreds of websites

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GAO: Early look at fed's "Einstein 3" security weapon finds challenges
When it comes to the government protecting all manner of state and personal information, the feds can use all the help it can get. One of the most effective tools the government has is the National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS), known as "EINSTEIN." In a nutshell EINSTEIN is a suite of technologies intended to detect and prevent malicious network traffic from entering and exiting federal civilian government networks. +More on Network World: NASA's cool, radical and visionary concepts+To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

WHITE PAPER: Citrix Systems
A Powerful Defense Against Denial of Service Attacks
This white paper examines the current DoS landscape and discusses common approaches for dealing with the modern DoS threat. It explains how the Citrix NetScaler application delivery controller (ADC) provides a robust yet highly affordable foundation for an organization's DoS defenses. Learn more >>

WHITE PAPER: Kaspersky Lab, Inc.

Unlock the Key to Repel Ransomware
You're at your desk, working to finish a project on a deadline when, all of a sudden, your screen freezes and a dialogue box pops up to tell you that your computer is locked and your files will all be destroyed if you don't pay up. Learn More

FBI chief warns that terrorists hide behind encrypted communications
James Comey said that these communications may not be intercepted despite court orders Read More

Hacktivist group possibly compromised hundreds of websites
A group called Team GhostShell has published data from hundreds of website databases it claims to have hacked Read More

WEBCAST: Lockheed Martin
The ROI of Cybersecurity; Does it Exist?
During this Live Webinar on May 20th @ 1PM, a panel will discuss findings of the Ponemon Survey: Risk and Innovation in Cybersecurity Investments. The panel will explore key findings from the survey and discuss effective methods of cybersecurity measurement and implementation. Learn More

Cybercriminals start using Flash zero-day exploit leaked from Hacking Team
They profit from the one-day window until Adobe expects to release a patch Read More

OwnCloud's new encryption framework gives enterprises more flexibility
A modular approach makes it easier to switch encryption algorithms and keys Read More


Optimizing the Hybrid Cloud
This analyst paper examines how Power architecture provides the scalability to leverage and support expanding needs of organizations to accommodate more users and more data. Learn More

OpenSSL tells users to prepare for a high severity flaw
Patches will be released on July 9 for OpenSSL 1.0.1 and 1.0.2 Read More

Cisco leaves key to all its Unified CDM systems under doormat
Cisco's Unified Communications Domain Manager software contains a privileged account with a static password that can't be deleted or changed Read More

VPN users, beware: You may not be as safe as you think you are
Thanks to IPv6 leakage, your data could be out there for anyone to see Read More

Internet's non-profit domain, .org, turns 30
  We take for granted today that non-profit organizations are to be found in the Internet's .org neighborhood, just as commercial entities are on .com. And it was 30 years ago today that the first of the former addresses – – was registered.From a press release: To commemorate the 30-year legacy of .org, Public Interest Registry – the nonprofit operator of .org, .ngo and .ong – launched, where users can explore notable .org websites through an interactive timeline and discover how these websites and organizations have changed throughout the past 30 years."Thirty years and more than 10.5 million registrants later, the .org domain continues to give a voice to organizations and individuals working on behalf of the greater good," said Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry. "From encouraging philanthropy and volunteerism to preserving natural and cultural heritage, fostering economic growth and much more, causes that live on .org bring incalculable benefits to our communities, our society and our shared planet. We look forward to many more years of giving organizations of all kinds a trusted online home for building communities and working towards a common cause."To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More



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