Michigan makes ORC a felony
by SIW EDITORIAL STAFF | January 4, 2013 | securityinfowatch.com
Legislation imposes harsh penalties for perpetrators
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.
New Hack Abuses Cloud-Based Browsers
by Kelly Jackson Higgins | November 28, 2012 | darkreading.com
Researchers show how attackers could anonymously pilfer free cloud computing power -- for cracking passwords, denial-of-service attacks, or other nefarious activities
Study: Majority of businesses not adequately protecting payment card data
by SIW Editorial Staff | December 4, 2012 | securityinfowatch.com
More than 70 percent of merchants found to store unencrypted payment card data on the corporate network
Twitter and Facebook vulnerable to SMS exploit
by James Dohnert | December 5, 2012 | v3.co.uk
A security researcher has warned Twitter and Facebook are vulnerable to an SMS exploit capable of sending out unauthorised messages through the social networks.
10 tips to keep data secure
by Camille Tuutti | October 31, 2012 | fcw.com
Halloween is scary, but for the federal government, few things scare more than a security breach.
The ADA and workplace drug testing: what are an employer’s rights?
by LeClairRyan & Janet Barringer Pezzulich | October 25, 2012 | lexology.com
An employee who works under the influence of drugs or alcohol at work may, at the very least, have diminished productivity and poor work performance; at worst, he poses a serious safety risk to himself and those around him.
Government-Funded Hackers Say They've Already Defeated Windows 8's New Security Measures
by Andy Greenburg | October 31, 2012 | forbes.com
Last week’s Windows 8 launch wasn’t just a major product release for Microsoft. It seems to have been a banner day for the government-funded hackers who take Microsoft’s software apart, too.