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Movie studios target mobile apps for copyright infringement

by Dara Kerr | February 28, 2013 | cnet.com

Apps that contain the likeness of movie characters such as Spiderman, Green Lantern, or Bilbo Baggins have come under scrutiny from Hollywood.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Michigan makes ORC a felony

by SIW EDITORIAL STAFF | January 4, 2013 | securityinfowatch.com

Legislation imposes harsh penalties for perpetrators

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