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CEOs still not persuaded to boost investment in cybersecurity

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CEOs still not persuaded to boost investment in cybersecurity

Employees are an optimal entry point for attackers seeking a way in to a company’s weak infrastructure. Cybersecurity and insider threats are two of the highest concerns confessed by CIOs and CISOs. Therefore, user negligence with company networks and devices is the main agent for cyber breaches and data leaks, especially when social engineering techniques are deployed. As employees usually …

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Target Settles Hacking Investigation With Promise To Boost Cybersecurity

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Target Settles Hacking Investigation With Promise To Boost Cybersecurity

A multi-state probe into one of the country’s biggest ever hacking attacks has been settled after Target promised to boost its security. Target has reached an agreement to settle a multi-state investigation into a 2013 data breach that affected the payment information of more than 41 million customer payment accounts — one of the biggest hacking attacks in U.S. history. …

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5 insider password hacks to help boost your cyber security

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5 insider password hacks to help boost your cyber security

Lee Painter, CEO of network security specialists, Hypersocket Software, is warning that employee passwords still remain a major weakness in many organistions’ cyber defences. He comments: “The use of biometric identification, such as fingerprints, iris, voice or facial recognition might be on the rise, but the traditional password is deeply ingrained in the security psyche and is difficult for many …

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Child sexual abuse: Agencies to get £40m funding boost

Ministers have pledged £40m towards the fight against child sexual abuse, exploitation and trafficking.
The cash will go towards bringing offenders to justice, targeting online exploitation, and protecting vulnerable children at risk of trafficking.
A new £7.5m “centre of expertise” will be set up to offer support and guidance to professionals on the front line.
But councils are warning that a “funding gap” of £1.9bn could put child protection services at risk.
In 2015, the government published a new strategy for addressing failures in child protection across England in response to the Rotherham abuse scandal – in which more than 1,400 children were abused between 1997 and 2013.

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NCC Group hopes for boost on fears of hacking as chairman quits

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NCC Group hopes for boost on fears of hacking as chairman quits

Troubled NCC is banking on extra work as businesses become more fearful of hacking, the cyber-security firm said on Thursday as its long-standing chairman stepped down. Paul Mitchell, who has been chairman for 17 years, will leave on May 31. …

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6 Research-Backed Sites and Apps That Can Boost Your Kid’s Report Card

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Hong Kong Monetary Authority to boost cybersecurity for city’s banking system

larger-15-Cybersecurity-analytics1Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Key summit reveals lucrative sector 300 per cent more likely to face cyberattacks than any other sector The head of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority said on Wednesday the body […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

Open Education Resources Get Major Boost From ESSA – Education Week

The sweeping federal law contains specific language that allows states and local education agencies to channel block grant money focused on technology toward open materials.

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Military Career Testing Could Get ESSA Boost – Education Week

As the state testing landscape shifts with Every Student Succeeds Act, the military could see greater access for its optional aptitude test and career exploration program.

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NSW election 2015: Coalition to boost police numbers, invest $100m in new policing technology

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Mr Baird pledged to recruit an additional 310 officers, bringing the authorised strength number to 17,000. The Premier also said 250 of the officers would be trained as serious crime investigators. The Counter Terrorism and Special Tactics Command would get an additional 50 detectives, along with the Child Abuse Squad. While visiting the Mount Druitt Police Station in Sydney’s west today, Mr Baird also promised to invest $100 million over four years in new policing technology. “This package delivers more specialist police investigators to target the most serious offences and technology to make police work safer and quicker,” he said. The funds would go towards providing police with body-worn video cameras, tablet computers and mobile fingerprint scanners. Mr Baird’s government also promised a new police station for Mt Druitt. “This building is 40 years old and is in generally poor condition,” Police Minister Stuart Ayres said. “We’re committed to providing police with the state-of-the-art facilities they need to get on and do the job they do best.” However, Labor said the Premier’s promise on police numbers was a re-announcement of an earlier pledge. Shadow treasurer Michael Daley said in 2012 the Coalition promised to boost police numbers by 309 officers, […]

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