CAMPUS Safety Act back on agenda in Washington
by Leif Kothe | March 4, 2013 | securitydirectornews.com
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., plans to reintroduce the bipartisan CAMPUS Safety Act, which would consolidate federal campus safety programs into a single National Center for Campus Public Safety. CAMPUS stands for Center to Advance Monitor and Preserve University Security.
Ponemon Prognosis Shows State of Cloud Security Improvements
by Ericka Chickowski | March 6, 2013 | darkreading.com
Incremental improvements in risk assessments and data protection in the cloud, but access control issues abound.
Major Security Issues with Cloud Computing Being Ignored
by David Gilbert | January 31, 2013 | ibtimes.co.uk
A security expert believes that organisations aren't even aware of the security problems facing them as they move to the cloud, following the attack on Yahoo last month.
Smartphone sensors reveal security secrets
by Mark Ward | January 28, 2013 | bbc.co.uk
Data captured by smartphone sensors could help criminals guess codes used to lock the gadgets, say security researchers.
Homeland Security: Disable UPnP as tens of millions at risk
by Zack Whittaker | January 29, 2013 | zdnet.com
The US government is warning to disable a common networking feature after bugs left tens of millions of hardware devices vulnerable to attacks by hackers and malware.
Michigan makes ORC a felony
by SIW EDITORIAL STAFF | January 4, 2013 | securityinfowatch.com
Legislation imposes harsh penalties for perpetrators
The Role of 'Intelligent Security'
by Marianne Kolbasuk McGee | January 1, 2013 | bankinfosecurity.com
Many security technologies are very good at detecting known threats so that security professionals can react. But an evolving concept, known as "intelligent security," involves using a combination of technologies to detect both known and unknown threats, helping security professionals become more proactive.
Nations prepare for cyber war
by David Goldman | January 7, 2013 | money.cnn.com
Security analysts are predicting that 2013 is when nation-sponsored cyberwarfare goes mainstream -- and some think such attacks will lead to actual deaths.