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Cyber Security Survival for the Holidays

…But the most important advice I offer is to slow down and think before doing anything that might subject you to cyber mayhem. Technology, and the Internet in particular, has programmed us to rush through life. But the best way to make it into to the Cyber Security Victims Hall of Regret is to lose your sense of situational awareness by clicking on anything that moves. This needn’t lead to paralyzing indecision. But taking a moment to ask: “Is th…

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Live Broadcast: John N. Stewart to Discuss Cyber Security for the Holiday Season

…January. Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 10:00 AM PT for a live discussion with John N. Stewart, SVP and Chief Security Officer of Global Government and Corporate Security at Cisco. John will address topics ranging from how to stay safe while shopping online, tips for securely setting up gifts you receive, and how to safely bring new devices into work and school in the new year. From mobile to social and all the shopping that happens in between…

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The Role of Common Criteria in Cyber Security

…also introduce additional risk to the network.  Today’s government and corporate leaders overwhelmingly identify cyber security and associated trust issues as two of their top IT concerns. In response, nations are increasingly cooperating to evolve a global standard to assure a base level of security for networking products. Known as the Common Criteria, this international program is critical to ensuring that organizations get the equipment they…

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November 20th Webinar: Protecting Industrial Control Systems Using Cisco IPS

…lities allow remote management and diagnosis. These connections to the outside create a massive challenge from a security perspective for the following reasons: Targeted threats and vulnerabilities are increasing rapidly. The past 10 years have seen a significant increase in the number of APT’s (advanced persistent threats) like Stuxnet, Flame, and Duqu, and industrial cyber-attacks targeting Industrial Control Systems. Patching to protect agains…

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With Second Term Ahead – What Tech Initiatives Matter Most for Government Agencies in 2013

…omoted October as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month  and was active in bolstering attention to the nation’s cyber defenses. As his second term commences, 85 percent of government technology professionals continue to cite cybersecurity as a top priority, according to a recent study. Predictions from Government Executive suggest that in 2013 we will see the President take a more offensive stance with minimum security standards for federal IT i…

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