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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Thanks to the Nepalese telecom company Ncell, climbing the remote cliffs that dot the roof of the world is no longer a good excuse for failing to respond to emails. Ncell has brought 3G service to the Mount Everest base camp, allowing climbers and hikers to check their email and make phone calls without using bulky satellite phones."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Like grief, vulnerability management can be a heart-wrenching and complex challenge. Here's a road map that will help you get from denial to acceptance"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Data security trends can be hard to keep up with and are costly, but online merchants need to remember that suffering reputational damage due to a data security incident has severe, long-term consequences that can negatively impact a merchant's revenue. This includes loss of customers and sales that could take years to recover from and mend."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"HTTP session hijacking as a possibility and tools to execute it have been around for more than half a decade, but it took an easy-to-use Firefox add-on like Firesheep to point out "the elephant in the room" - the lack of full-end encryption on popular sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Bing, and many others."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Hospitals in New York and San Diego are using hand scans to identify patients. Now a Wisconsin hospital is too."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Mantraps, access control systems, bollards and surveillance. Your guide to securing the data center against physical threats and intrusions."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Cybercriminals have found that breaking into computer networks, in many cases, is relatively easy. Anytime a human finds a low-risk proposition, with a relatively high payoff or reward, you’re going to find a very high probability of occurrence...cybercriminals are moving on down the food chain, focusing their attacks on medium to smaller-sized financial institutions, retailers, and other organizations"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"NARA has not effectively implemented information security controls to sufficiently protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the information and systems that support its mission."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Of the 100 jobs that make Money magazine's and Payscale.com's list, more than one-fourth (26) are in IT or security. In fact, the No. 1 job on the list is software architect. Seven other jobs -- database administrator, risk manager, information systems security engineer, software engineering/development director, IT business analyst and IT manager -- rank among the top 30 best jobs in America."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"A new system being developed by researchers at Queen’s University Belfast could turn this weakness into a strength by allowing members of the public carrying wearable sensors to form the backbone of new mobile Internet networks."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"'SMBs are the next battlefront...Most of them are unprotected, and many of them don't even know when they've been ripped off. Malware is out there that is targeting SMBs specifically.'"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The University of Hawaii-Manoa and has breached the personal information of 40,101 students who attended between 1990-1998 and 2001, including names, social security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, demographic, and detailed academic performance data."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"More than 280,000 Medicaid patients in Pennsylvania this week are learning that two of the state's largest managed care providers somehow managed to misplace a portable flash drive containing the kind of personally identifiable information (PII) that identity thieves often work months and years to attain."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"It's a sign of the times we live in when the U.S. Postal Service decides to carry out a mailing campaign that will deliver a brochure on fraud and identity theft to 129 million households throughout the country."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"There are plenty of OSes in the marketplace that just are not cutting it. There is an opportunity, but it is up to Microsoft -- and how great Windows Phone 7 really is -- to determine whether it will succeed in the big way the company needs. Will this be the killer app Microsoft has been trying to create over the last decade?"

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