NEWS & ANALYSIS

Confronting the Insider Threat

How companies can reduce the insider threat with prescreening, ongoing monitoring, and awareness programs.

Twitter Implements Two-Factor Authentication But Critics See Flaws

After a series of high-profile attacks, Twitter Inc. is implementing new security measures to stop hackers from invading user accounts. On Wednesday, the micro blogging site announced it will allow users to set their accounts to two-factor authentication.

Morning Security Brief: Teachers Seek Firearms Training, Los Alamos Replacing Chinese Computer Parts, One Goh Unfit for Trial

More than 600 teachers applied for a firearms training course. Los Alamos Nuclear Laboratory in New Mexico is replacing Chinese-made components in its computer system over security fears. Oikos University shooter One Goh is diagnosed with schizophrenia. And more.

FBI Teaching Industry to Protect Trade Secrets

The FBI is teaming up with North Carolina's Research Triangle to help educate industry on how to prevent trade secret theft.

Michigan Man Charged with Selling Fake Microsoft Software

A Michigan man was arraigned last week in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on charges of mail fraud and selling counterfeit Microsoft software worth more than $1.2 million, according to the Department of Justice.

Survey Suggests Data Encryption Makes Leaks Harder to Detect

Federal agencies say the number one way unauthorized data leaves their organizations is through e-mail and that encryption actually hampers efforts to detect the leaks, according to a survey of federal agencies conducted by Axway.

Countries Shy Away From Foreign Businesses Over National Security Fears

Canada uses national security exemption to keep foreign companies from bidding on new telecom project. India mulls restrictions on foreign investments.

Machine Politics

When it comes to casting, recording, and counting votes, electronic machines have fallen short of their initial promise. Learn what states are doing instead.

Morning Security Brief: Data Breach Notification, IPv6 Launches Worldwide, Arson Mystery at WSU, and More

Consumers are unhappy with data breach notifications. IPv6 launches. Washington State University sees it fourth arson in two weeks. And more.

FBI Publishes Tips to Recognize the Company Mole

The FBI says employees who leak trade secrets and other sensitive information often exhibit behaviors co-workers can pick up on to prevent such breaches.
 




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