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Monday, August 17, 2015

Kaspersky denies faking antivirus info to thwart rivals

Computerworld Security: August 17, 2015
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Kaspersky denies faking antivirus info to thwart rivals

Responding to allegations from anonymous ex-employees, security firm Kaspersky
Lab has denied planting misleading information in its public virus reports as a
way to foil competitors.
http://cwonline.computerworld.com/t/9262641/1592880030/752494/17/?c1e998ea=Y29tcHV0ZXJ3b3JsZF9zZWN1cml0eQ%3d%3d&03f17c32=MDBlNmE3YzFiODA1Zjc4YjczNjk3MThjMDhhZjM2NTE%3d&x=b05959db

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Cost of Web Application Attacks

Ponemon Institute surveyed 594 IT professionals about 16 web application
security topics, including their experiences with costs of web application
attacks and the resources needed to manage them. Companies in this study
reported an average of $1.5 million in costs related to DoS over the past 12
months. Read the Full Report.

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IN THIS ISSUE

1. AT&T's ties to NSA detailed in Snowden docs
http://cwonline.computerworld.com/t/9262641/1592880030/752496/19/?c1e998ea=Y29tcHV0ZXJ3b3JsZF9zZWN1cml0eQ%3d%3d&03f17c32=MDBlNmE3YzFiODA1Zjc4YjczNjk3MThjMDhhZjM2NTE%3d&x=0a1e80c2

2. How college CIOs brace for back-to-school (with video!)
http://cwonline.computerworld.com/t/9262641/1592880030/752497/20/?c1e998ea=Y29tcHV0ZXJ3b3JsZF9zZWN1cml0eQ%3d%3d&03f17c32=MDBlNmE3YzFiODA1Zjc4YjczNjk3MThjMDhhZjM2NTE%3d&x=701ea003

3. AT&T's ties to NSA detailed in Snowden docs
http://cwonline.computerworld.com/t/9262641/1592880030/752496/21/?c1e998ea=Y29tcHV0ZXJ3b3JsZF9zZWN1cml0eQ%3d%3d&03f17c32=MDBlNmE3YzFiODA1Zjc4YjczNjk3MThjMDhhZjM2NTE%3d&x=8c4c8d22


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HIPAA Violations Incur Multi-Million in Penalties

As mobile transforms into an overall endpoint-computing strategy, IT leaders
need to embrace endpoint-computing innovation and re-evaluate their strategies.
Click to learn more.

http://cwonline.computerworld.com/t/9262641/1592880030/752498/28/?3e076d18=c2VjdXJpdHkud29ybGRAZ21haWwuY29t&x=cc55584f

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AT&T's ties to NSA detailed in Snowden docs

A fresh analysis of documents disclosed by former U.S. intelligence contractor
Edward Snowden shows that AT&T has been a much closer partner for the
National Security Agency's Internet spying activities than was known.
http://cwonline.computerworld.com/t/9262641/1592880030/752496/29/?c1e998ea=Y29tcHV0ZXJ3b3JsZF9zZWN1cml0eQ%3d%3d&03f17c32=MDBlNmE3YzFiODA1Zjc4YjczNjk3MThjMDhhZjM2NTE%3d&x=38637176

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4 Ways Neustar Strengthens Your DNS Security

There are criminals who redirect DNS queries to their own servers to steal
credit card data and other sensitive information, and the exploding problem of
distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, often aimed at DNS to cripple
online business. There are steps that can be taken to protect DNS, lower
business risk, and defend your brand.

http://cwonline.computerworld.com/t/9262641/1592880030/752499/30/?3e076d18=c2VjdXJpdHkud29ybGRAZ21haWwuY29t&x=9021a13e

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How college CIOs brace for back-to-school (with video!)

Enterprise IT stands to learn a lot from higher-ed CIOs, who are on the front
lines in tackling demands for connectivity, service, security and innovation.
http://cwonline.computerworld.com/t/9262641/1592880030/752497/31/?c1e998ea=Y29tcHV0ZXJ3b3JsZF9zZWN1cml0eQ%3d%3d&03f17c32=MDBlNmE3YzFiODA1Zjc4YjczNjk3MThjMDhhZjM2NTE%3d&x=e5373b43

AT&T's ties to NSA detailed in Snowden docs

A fresh analysis of documents disclosed by former U.S. intelligence contractor
Edward Snowden shows that AT&T has been a much closer partner for the
National Security Agency's Internet spying activities than was known.
http://cwonline.computerworld.com/t/9262641/1592880030/752496/32/?c1e998ea=Y29tcHV0ZXJ3b3JsZF9zZWN1cml0eQ%3d%3d&03f17c32=MDBlNmE3YzFiODA1Zjc4YjczNjk3MThjMDhhZjM2NTE%3d&x=0ca76ee3



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