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    New baggage screening system at LAX promises more effcient, safer travel

    Posted April 2, 2011 - 11:11 pm

    Los Angeles International Airport stepped up its baggage screening capabilities with the addition of new equipment for checked luggage. Called Siemens Apron Baggage Screening, the system can detect explosives and divert questionable bags for further screening.
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    Tokyo attempts return to normal as electronics makers deal with quake [video]

    Posted March 14, 2011 - 2:46 pm

    Japan's major electronics companies took stock of their problems on Monday, as the country struggles to come to terms with the scale of devastation following Friday's massive earthquake and tsunami.
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    DEMO 2011: Defensio for Facebook offers spam, virus protection [video]

    Posted March 1, 2011 - 10:25 am

    Websense's Defensio can help protect Facebook page owners from attackers posting unwanted content. This helps protect a brand's reputation, image, cusomers and prospects from spam, viruses, profanity and other attacks.
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    Hitting Reply-All could be a security risk? [video]

    Posted February 10, 2011 - 6:04 pm

    tweetmeme_source = 'ITworld'; If you’re a fan of trying to get rid of Reply-All Syndrome (the condition by which an employee at a company feels the need to consciously or sub-consciously hit the Reply-All button to an e-mail sent to a lot of people, instead of just the sender), this week is a good week for you. First, one of the more entertaining Super Bowl XLV ads was from Bridgestone, in which an employee “accidentally” hits Reply-All to an e-mail message, and then has to destroy every computer or mobile device that could access said e-mail. Enjoy this “extended version” of the ad, which gives our hero a bit of revenge at the guy who pranked him: Now comes word that Reply-All behavior may be a security risk.
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    Wi-Fi Alliance raises wireless security awareness [video]

    Posted February 2, 2011 - 4:34 pm

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    Facebook answers critics with new privacy controls

    Posted May 28, 2010 - 9:21 am

    In the wake of a backlash from Facebook members over privacy changes the company made to the site in April, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said users will now have easier control over their data.
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    Video: TSA installs full-body scanners to screen air travelers

    Posted March 8, 2010 - 5:00 pm

    Boston Logan International Airport officially unveiled 3 new full body scanners on Friday that it hopes will help TSA agents better identify threats among air passengers.
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    Steps to Secure Data

    Posted January 25, 2010 - 11:02 am

    In order to secure your data in 2010, the first steop is knowing what type of data you hold and what regulatory standards you need to comply with.
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    The State of Security: The Trouble with PCI

    Posted December 18, 2009 - 9:58 am

    SecureState President and CEO, Ken Stasiak, gives tips on email security, discusses PCI Compliance enforcement, SOX Compliance, the recent breach at NASA, and the missing "Cyber Czar."
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    Is it secure?

    Posted May 15, 2009 - 10:55 am

    An awkward question deserves a somewhat awkward answer. "Is it secure?". Its really all about residual risk calculation.
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    Open Source + Amazon Storage = Less Backup Cost

    Posted February 17, 2009 - 2:32 pm

    Let's be honest: half of the companies reading this today are NOT backing up their data properly. That's the optimistic figure, because some backup industry analysts say about two-thirds of companies have backup issues that cause them grief. But there's hope for the unprepared half or two-thirds of you out there.
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    It's Not Your &#%*@$ Computer!

    Posted February 11, 2009 - 1:21 pm

    If the company provides the computer, the company owns the computer and has the sole right to decide how the employee uses that computer and what software can be loaded. Locking down Windows-based systems stop a wide variety of security problems.
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    Remove PC User Rights, Reduce Windows Bugs

    Posted February 5, 2009 - 1:13 pm

    When Windows users sign on as a user, not Administrator, your security improves greatly. Remember the company, not the user, owns the computer and decides how it's used.
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    Cyber-criminals Get Organized

    Posted November 24, 2008 - 2:29 pm

    Symantec just released a new way to make us lose sleep at night, called the Symantec Report on the Underground Economy. In case you weren't depressed enough by the regular economy, Symantec will be happy to bum you out about the increasingly organized world of hackers, spammers, and phishers.
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    Time to Filter Facebook?

    Posted November 14, 2008 - 11:03 am

    Just after my post about The Facebook Productivity Sink Hole, the Internet monitoring company 8e6 Technologies sent me a note about their recent study. They surveyed 1000 businesses, 500 in the US and 500 in the UK, and found the problem crosses the pond faster than bad reality TV plots stolen by Hollywood.

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    40 Trillion Spam E-mails This Year

    Posted October 9, 2008 - 11:49 am

    Ferris Research, the mail and messaging specific research group, made plenty of noise not long ago when they said there will be 40 trillion (with a T) spam messages sent this year. They can predict fairly accurately, since 30 trillion spams went out last year.
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    Endpoint Security

    Posted September 11, 2008 - 10:29 am

    A webcast describing the importance of having an endpoint security software to protect your network from data leakage and malicious activity.

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