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Cybersecurity

- International cyberattacks have skyrocketed, not only in number but also in severity, while security efforts have suffered cuts due to the recession, according to an unprecedented survey by McAfee and the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Behind the Numbers

- Pharmaceutical fraud dominated spam in the second half of 2009.

Cybersecurity

- Argonne National Laboratory’s Federated Model for Cyber Security joins different organizations together to share cyberthreat information. Find out how to put together a federated model at Argonne’s Web site.

Cyber-Neighborhood Watch

- The U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory has created a way for entities to share information on cyberattacks in real time.

Hacking Wall Street

- Hacking Wall Street  is an interesting book from an author with no credentials.

Web Security Testing Cookbook

- A bit outdated, this Web security text can nevertheless help developers and quality assurance testers apply effective security design strategies.

President Obama Picks Cybersecurity Czar

- Seven months after calling cybersecurity critical to "public safety and national security," President Barack Obama today will name his pick for the nation's first cybersecurity czar.

Fraud and Small Business

- As criminals target the online transactions of small and medium-sized businesses, companies are exploring security options such as standalone operating systems.

Study: Pick Your (Online) Friends Wisely

- It isn't always easy to turn down a request to be friends—especially in the context of online social networking.

Reclaiming Reputations

- Have a bad reputation on the Web? A new service may be able to help companies and individuals reclaim their reputations.

U.S. Opens Cybersecurity Center

- The United States on Friday took another step toward protecting the country from cyberattacks by consolidating its cyberdefense efforts into one state-of-the-art cybersecurity center, reports Computer Weekly.

Mid-Size Businesses Suffer More Cyberattacks As Security Budgets Tighten

- A recent survey shows that cybercriminals are increasingly attacking mid-sized businesses as firms freeze their IT security budgets in a tough economy, reports CNET.com.

Social Networking

-   Twenty percent more companies are blocking social networking sites compared to six months ago, according to security firm ScanSafe. Company concerns include possible malware, potential loss of sensitive data, and bandwidth use.
 




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