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Global Spending to Increase on Fraud Detection, Cybersecurity and Big Data Analytics

Multiple studies and sources are coming to the same conclusion: organizations will be spending more on risk management and data analytics to keep up with growing fraud and business trends. This includes $9.2 billion spent on online fraud prevention services, $170 billion spent on cybersecurity and over $200 billion spent on big data analytics globally

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Samsung Disables Windows Updates Leaving PCs Vulnerable

Many Samsung laptop users have recently found, or may still be unaware, that software from Samsung is disabling Microsoft’s automatic Windows Updates, leaving these devices susceptible to attacks and vulnerabilities that may have been preventable. Even if users disable the Samsung software and manually turn Windows Updates back on, the computer will revert back to

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Establishing Trust Online: Trust and Security Seals Around the World

In today’s online environment with breaches, hacks, data compromises, credit card theft and fraud, conveying to a site visitor that your website is safe and secure is important for building trust, closing sales and making new customers. An effective way of accomplishing this is through third party verification with a security or trust seal, and

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New Cybersecurity Law Requires Government Agencies Seek Approval for Chinese IT Purchases

A recently signed appropriations bill contained an additional provision that several government agencies will need to get approval from law enforcement officials prior to purchasing IT products from suppliers that are from or have any connections with China. The U.S.-China Business Council has criticized the law saying that it unfairly targets Chinese firms and will

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Increase in Targeted Attacks Against Small Businesses

A recent study and report from Symantec found that targeted attacks against small businesses greatly increased in 2012 as cyberattacks increased by 42 percent overall leading to more data compromises and breaches. Read More

 
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UN to Reassess Internet Telecom Regulations in December

In December the UN’s International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will hold a meeting in Dubai to review the International Telecommunication Regulations global treaty which hasn’t been revisited since 1988. Representatives from all over the world will attend this conference to discuss several topics that will reform the treaty, but many are concerned that the meeting will

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The House of Representatives Approves Cybersecurity Bill

Published on May 8, 2012, by in Industry News.

In late April the House of Representatives voted in favor of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) and the bill now moves on to a vote by the Senate. The bill would create a voluntary system where private companies could share information about cyber-attacks to national security agencies in the U.S. while receiving

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I Got You Once, And I Will Get You Again

If a fraudster or fraud ring can sucessfully perpetrate fraud, you can pretty much assume they will continue to do so until you stop them. Profiling three cases we look at the ‘typical’ cybercriminal, a computer savvy male under 30, and why they continue to engage in cybercrime even after being caught once before. Getting into

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