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Published Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:17 AM by Bob Hansmann
Big Data and the Internet of Things are causing an exponential rise in threat risks to organizations of all sizes. In our webcast with Lamont Orange, Chief Information Security Officer at Websense and Rick McElroy, Director of Information Security for...

Published Tuesday, November 18, 2014 1:30 PM by Carl Leonard
Websense Security Labs gives their predictions on where they expect new and innovative cyber threats to emerge in the coming year. Websense Security Labs (WSL) has completed their 2015 Security Predictions report and it’s now available to the data...

Published Friday, October 24, 2014 8:10 PM by Carl Leonard
Hindsight is a wonderful thing. If the open source community had anticipated the implications of the vulnerability that lead to OpenSSL Heartbleed and businesses had anticipated the fallout from Shellshock would things have been different? They sure would...

Published Thursday, October 16, 2014 7:04 PM by Bob Hansmann
Tuesday the Google Security Team announced the discovery of a bug in web-encryption technology that could allow hackers to view confidential information like passwords and other encrypted information sent over web connections. What is it? A new critical...

Published Thursday, October 09, 2014 12:56 AM by Carl Leonard
Security awareness is a year-round responsibility for all of us. However, take the opportunity during National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a U.S.-led initiative, to further promote cyber security best practice and awareness within your own...

Published Monday, October 06, 2014 10:47 PM by Bob Hansmann
A newly discovered flaw in USBs, dubbed BadUSB , that allows them to become automated hacking tools is the latest challenge for data security professionals. This recently announced vulnerability may fundamentally change how the world uses and shares information...

Published Thursday, October 02, 2014 5:09 PM by Bob Hansmann
One week after its discovery, the fallout from the Shellshock or 'BashBug' Vulnerability continues to grow. As noted in our initial assessment, Linux and Mac OS X systems, including those running Bash versions up to 4.3, may be exploitable by...

Published Friday, September 26, 2014 11:04 PM by Bob Hansmann
Like an unexploded artillery shell laying dormant for decades, a highly dangerous vulnerability affecting widespread operating system code developed in the 1980’s has placed website operators and security professionals around the world on high alert...

Published Monday, September 08, 2014 6:53 PM by Neil Thacker
The recent Websense/Ponemon Institute report gave a number of poignant insights into the minds of security professionals. Possibly most telling of all was the number stating that given the resources and opportunity, they would completely overhaul their...

Published Thursday, September 04, 2014 10:52 PM by Charisse Castagnoli
If you're a fan of Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst, Kate Upton and others, you may be aware that some of their sensitive personal photos were apparently leaked online over the weekend. These photographs were allegedly obtained through a brute force...

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