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  • Heartbleed was a headache, but far from fatal

    It's been a month since the Heartbleed Bug set off a stampede to patch software in everything from network gear to security software as it quickly became evident that vulnerable versions of the OpenSSL encryption code had been very widely deployed.

    Written by Ellen Messmer09 May 14 07:11
  • Data breaches 9% more costly in 2013 than year before

    It cost U.S. companies hit by data breaches last year an average of $5.4 million to cope with the after-effects – up 9% from the year before, according to the ninth annual Ponemon Institute study published Monday.

    Written by Ellen Messmer05 May 14 15:04
  • New methods for addressing insider threats: A roundtable discussion

    Technology advances have made it easier to detect subtle, anomalous end-user behavior, such as installation of unusual apps on endpoint devices, or suspicious deviations from baseline activity. This roundtable discussion examines methods to build monitoring, control and context into enterprise insider threat protection efforts – both when dealing with privileged users and regular employees.

    Written by John Dix17 March 14 20:10
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  • 12 hot US security start-ups to watch

    Going into 2014, a whirlwind of security start-ups are looking to have an impact on the enterprise world. Most of these new ventures are focused on securing data in the cloud and on mobile devices. Santa Clara, California-based Illumio, for example, founded earlier this year, is only hinting about what it will be doing in cloud security. But already it's the darling of Silicon Valley investors, pulling in over $42 million from backer Andreesen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Formation 8 and others.

    Written by Ellen Messmer13 Nov. 13 13:23