09/10/2013 - Syria's prime minister says his nation will accept a proposal to relinquish its chemical weapons stockpile to international control to avoid a military strike, France will bring a formal resolution to the U.N. security council on the proposal, more technology companies file suits with FISA for more details on its secret spying program, and more.
08/28/2013 - The Cloud Security Alliance has created a new working group to focus on the examination of incident handling and forensics in the cloud environment. In its first white paper, Mapping the Forensic Standard ISO/IEC 27037 to Cloud Computing, the group aims to help practitioners define standardized processes for conducting forensic investigations.
08/28/2013 - Prolexic, a network security solutions company that provides mitigation against DDoS attacks, has published a report containing the latest facts and statistics on DDoS attacks from the second quarter of 2013 here.
07/31/2013 - SSH Communications Security, the company that invented the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol for data in transit, announced that it will be making its SSH Risk Assessor (SRA) tool freely available.
07/25/2013 - A jury has found David Nosal guilty of trade secret theft, conspiracy, and violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) after he used his employer’s confidential information to start his own business.
06/19/2013 - Presidents Obama and Putin pledge to work together on cybersecurity. A researcher says that many CCTV cameras can be remotely attacked via the public Internet. More than a dozen convenience stores were raided as part of a massive human trafficking and identity theft investigation.
05/24/2013 - According to a recent survey of IT professionals conducted by the Ponemon Institute, insider fraud is on the rise, with data breaches being one of the most common threats. However, fewer than half of the companies surveyed say they are prepared to deal with the challenge. Read about those and other findings online.