01/09/2014 - Senior managers pose the greatest risk to corporate security, a study shows. LinkedIn is suing unknown hackers in an attempt to learn their identities. And network security spending is expected to double in 2014.
12/30/2013 - To use a boxing analogy, Introduction to Computer Networks and Cybersecurity is a superheavyweight of a book, coming in at nearly 10 pounds and more than 1,300 pages. And there is hardly a networking or data security topic that is not detailed in this reference.
11/07/2013 - The majority of companies do not secure data stored on the cloud due to concerns that it will hamper usability and access. The FBI has added five new hackers to its cyber "most wanted" list. A new program encourages white hat hackers to report bugs for cash. And Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel voices his concerns about the effects of defense budget cuts.
10/28/2013 - In a report titled Threats on the Horizon: The Rise of the Advanced Persistent Threat, Fortinet takes a look at the evolution of advanced persistent threats, how they typically operate, and the actors behind this cyberattack vector.
10/25/2013 - Author Robert Smallwood, executive director of the E-Records Institute at IMERGE Consulting, examines electronic information asset protection measures in Safeguarding Critical E-Documents. The book evaluates significant case studies, explains various risks and vulnerabilities, and covers a spectrum of useful topics.
10/25/2013 - A growing and nefarious cyberattack category, called advanced persistent threats, is a major concern for both governments and private enterprises that want to prevent their proprietary information from being stolen or damaged.
10/08/2013 - Members of elite Navy SEAL team 6 aborted an operation to capture a terrorist in Somalia because children were nearby; investigation reveals fraud in the Social Security Administration's Disability Program; the U.S. government shutdown is hurting cybersecurity efforts; and more.
09/30/2013 - Companies are increasingly turning to cloud-computing technology to manage their informational assets. This 2013 study by IDG Enterprise looks at facts and figures behind the types of cloud services businesses are choosing.