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Cloud Technology

- 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.  

Case Study

- The New York State Bridge Authority needed a sophisticated surveillance system that could detect anomalies, such as stopped cars, on five bridges spanning the Hudson River.

Behind the Numbers

- Cybercrime in Context

Computing in the Cloud

- Whether it is better to house data in a public or private cloud depends on a company’s security and compliance needs as well as its risk tolerance.

Morning Security Brief: Negotiations Continue on Syria, Legislation Thwarted by Leaks, Cargo Truck Safety Questioned, and More

- Secretary of State John Kerry rejects Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s proposed timetable for turning over chemical weapons. Lawmakers say that cybersecurity legislation has been slowed by the Snowden leaks. Incidents involving cargo trucks that leak flammable liquid are not tracked by the government.

Cybersecurity

- 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.

Behind the Numbers

- Denial of service attacks by country of origin.

Defending Against DDoS Attacks

- Studies show that distributed denial of service attacks are on the rise, but there are ways to defend against them.

Morning Security Brief: Household Items Hacked, India Introduces Cybersecurity Policy, and More

- A researcher discovered a flaw in a lighting product allowing it to be controlled by hackers, India has announced a widespread effort to fight cybercrime, IBM is teaming up with the DHS, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Dozens killed in Nigeria at Mosque, Increased Security at Manning Trial, IT Security Spending, And More

- Forty-four people were gunned down in Nigeria while praying at a mosque; security is tightened at the trial of Army private Bradley Manning after a video from the courtroom surfaces online; analyst firm Canalys predicts global IT security spending to grow to $30.1 billion by 2017; and more.

SSH Communications Security Makes Its Assessment Tool Available for Free

- 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.

Morning Security Brief: SIM Card Security Flaw, Faster Airport Screening, EU Blacklists Hezbollah, and More

- A flaw in the encryption technology used in many SIM cards could make cell phones vulnerable, the U.S. government is offering expedited security screening at airports for a fee, European Union ministers meeting in Brussels today placed Hezbollah on its list of terrorist organizations, and more.
 




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