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Google Unveils Project Zero, an Elite Cybersecurity Squad to Fight Hackers

Google Unveils Project Zero, an Elite Cybersecurity Squad to Fight Hackers

'We're hiring,' the company says of its new security outfit, which will work to maintain cybersecurity across the Internet going beyond Google's own workings on the web.
The Phishing Expedition You Want to Avoid This Summer

The Phishing Expedition You Want to Avoid This Summer

Take these 12 steps to avoid an undesired visitor to your company's information or personal data.
A Lack of Communication on Cyber Security Will Cost Your Business Big (Infographic)

A Lack of Communication on Cyber Security Will Cost Your Business Big (Infographic)

IT professionals need to effectively communicate the real risks of data breaches to leaders.
Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle

Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle

Two-factor authentication would make online transactions more secure, but there are issues on both the consumer and business sides.
 5 Steps to Keeping Your Private Communications Secure

5 Steps to Keeping Your Private Communications Secure

Control where your company emails go, how long they're seen and retrieve them when necessary -- even after you hit send.
Why Your Credit Card Company Wants to Replace Magnetic Strips With Microchips

Why Your Credit Card Company Wants to Replace Magnetic Strips With Microchips

Magnetic strip credit cards will soon be extinct in the U.S. Here's the technology that will replace them and what you need to know about it.
Here's Why You Need to Change Your eBay Password Right Now

Here's Why You Need to Change Your eBay Password Right Now

The world's biggest online marketplace has been hacked. Those weird warning messages weren't a false alarm.
Deflating 4 Myths About the Wonders of Cloud Computing

Deflating 4 Myths About the Wonders of Cloud Computing

Misconceptions abound about the new internet-based storage. Find out what you need to know before setting up a system in the sky.
Many Entrepreneurs Still Up in the Air About the Cloud

Many Entrepreneurs Still Up in the Air About the Cloud

Securing your data is just one tech problem small businesses can afford to solve in the cloud but largely unfounded security worries keep many companies from taking the leap.
5 Ways to Shrink the Threat of an Employee's Exit to Proprietary Info

5 Ways to Shrink the Threat of an Employee's Exit to Proprietary Info

Proactively addressing staff departures lets a company minimize the risk from unwanted disclosures.
Online Debit, Credit Fraud Will Soon Get Much Worse. Here's Why.

Online Debit, Credit Fraud Will Soon Get Much Worse. Here's Why.

Adoption of better safeguards in the physical world will drive criminals to electronic theft, argues payments validation entrepreneur.
4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug

While the 'Heartbleed' bug is causing pandemonium in the online world, individuals need to stay calm and protect their personal information.
The Threat Lurking in Bringing Your Own Device to Work

The Threat Lurking in Bringing Your Own Device to Work

With the versatility offered by mobile devices comes the risk of cyber theft. Here are five strategies for employers to reduce their exposure.
In South Korea, Parents to Be Alerted When Kids Receive Texts With Curse Words

In South Korea, Parents to Be Alerted When Kids Receive Texts With Curse Words

Aiming to clamp down on cyber bullying, the South Korean government will introduce a service that notifies parents if their children receive a text containing foul language.
Hijacked! How to Stop Cybercriminals From Stealing Your Domain

Hijacked! How to Stop Cybercriminals From Stealing Your Domain

With Twitter, Google and other big-name companies under attack, no one is safe. Here is how to prevent your domain (and website) from getting hijacked.
How to Keep Your Tax Returns Safe from Hackers

How to Keep Your Tax Returns Safe from Hackers

If you are e-filing this year, take these precautions to protect your personal information.
Target Falls for the Terrifying 'Thigh Gap' Trend and Totally Gets Busted

Target Falls for the Terrifying 'Thigh Gap' Trend and Totally Gets Busted

On the heels of its massive data breach, Target has something else to apologize for. And what it screwed up this time could have girls everywhere feeling even worse about their bodies.
Microsoft Takes to the Front Lines in the War on Cybercrime

Microsoft Takes to the Front Lines in the War on Cybercrime

Digital Crime Units helped take down seven major botnets last year.
Better Late Than Never? Target Accelerating Program to Detect Credit-Card Fraud.

Better Late Than Never? Target Accelerating Program to Detect Credit-Card Fraud.

Target's chief financial officer said the retailer is fast-tracking chip-enabled smart cards, which could have been useful in preventing against the company's recent data breach.
Make It Stop: Yahoo Reports Coordinated Email Hack

Make It Stop: Yahoo Reports Coordinated Email Hack

As if the data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus weren't enough, Yahoo has announced that hackers recently broke into Yahoo Mail accounts.
5 No-Brainer Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked

5 No-Brainer Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked

While big-name retailers continue to make headlines about security breaches ,entrepreneurs are in no way free from danger. Here are a few simple ways to protect your business from cyber attacks.
Why Your Small Business Is at Risk of a Hack Attack

Why Your Small Business Is at Risk of a Hack Attack

In the wake of the Target and Neiman Marcus data breaches, startups and small businesses should realize they aren't immune.
Target's Security Breach Stresses the Need for Better Cyber Security

Target's Security Breach Stresses the Need for Better Cyber Security

Criminals are getting more clever in the theft of consumer information. Companies should take immediate steps to better protect sensitive data.
McAfee Prediction Report Forecasts Rise in Mobile Attacks

McAfee Prediction Report Forecasts Rise in Mobile Attacks

With fewer adept security teams, small businesses are becoming more attractive targets for cybercriminals.
From Cyber Security to Video Game Design: The College Degrees of the 21st Century (Infographic)

From Cyber Security to Video Game Design: The College Degrees of the 21st Century (Infographic)

Technology and changing priorities have created fields of study that didn't exist in decades past.

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