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Some deaths by drone are more disturbing than others

In January, news of the six lethal drone attacks, condemned by Pakistan’s government and recorded by the Bureau of Investigation, was not found in Western media. 324 more words

Drone Strikes

Is privacy dead?

We’ve all seen movies of how organizations can use technology to track people to the ends of the earth, listen phone conversations, steal identities and find out just about every dirty little secret you ever had. 208 more words

Think Tank

State Says Consumer Laws Protect Against Risks Posed by Anthem Data Breach

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  FEBRUARY 5, 2015
Contact: Doug Dunbar, 207-624-8525

GARDINER — Governor Paul LePage joined officials at Maine’s Department of Professional and Financial Regulation to reassure consumers that state and federal laws will help protect them from losses due to file breaches containing personal identifying information, such as the one disclosed this week by Anthem.

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Consumer Alerts

SHORT STORY2: "What does a security breach really cost an SME?"

This short story illustrates the effect of a security breach in an SME.It highlights the importance of taking preventive measures  as well as the worst case scenario if a security breach occurs, It  is also an eye opener as it gives pointers to possible areas of negligence that allow a security breach to take place.As more SMEs are springing up in the UK daily there is absolute need to take both preventive as well as corrective approaches to Information security breaches. 103 more words

What's big in venture capital: Security, security, security

Steve Herrod has seen a lot in the enterprise IT space, having spent 12 years at VMware — the last several years as CTO and vice president of R&D — before leaving in 2013 to join venture capital firm General Catalyst Partners. 453 more words

Will the Sony hack force companies to crack down on security?

BEIJING – Faced with rising cybercrime like the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, companies worldwide are under pressure to tighten security but are hampered by cost and, for some, reluctance to believe they are in danger. 925 more words

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Phishing Season Opens

Talk all you want to about cyber criminals and security breaches. It’s open season on writers, editors and proofreaders. A phishing scam is making the rounds of the Professional Editors Network this morning. 223 more words

Professional Editors Network