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  • NSA Surveillance Strong as Ever Since Snowden Revelations, According to RSA Security Pros

    NSA Surveillance Strong as Ever Since Snowden Revelations, According to RSA Security Pros

    Security professionals from across the world ventured to San Francisco this April for RSA Conference’s 26th annual information security conference. This year broke a record for the largest attendance of all time with 33,000 in attendance. RSA Conference’s theme this year was ‘Where the World Talks Security’. We thought what better place than RSA to

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  • Hacking Communities in the Deep Web Part 1

    Hacking Communities in the Deep Web Part 1

    Editor’s Note: Black Hat 2015 may be over 3 months away, but we always have hacking on our minds. This year marks Black Hat’s 18th anniversary with even more training sessions, briefings, and information sharing opportunities with the top information security experts from across the globe. We’ve partnered with the InfoSec Institute author Pierluigi Paganini to offer a two

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  • How to Use Passwords

    How to Use Passwords

    Passwords have been the pillar of computer security longer than anyone can remember. In today’s world, however, passwords can add little to no security unless both end users and IT administrators take their implementation seriously. In this article, we will discuss how to create a password that is effective at delaying and deterring the efforts

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  • RSA Attendees Believe NSA Surveillance is as Strong as Ever

    RSA Attendees Believe NSA Surveillance is as Strong as Ever

    This year, during the RSA conference held in San Francisco, we hit the floor to survey more than 200 conference attendees to gauge their thoughts on the current climate of information security, the NSA, the newly formed Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC) and more. 94% of surveyed RSA attendees feel that the NSA’s surveillance

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  • Get More Customization and Security Features with Password Reset Server 4.1

    Get More Customization and Security Features with Password Reset Server 4.1

    Password Reset Server Account Lockouts Sometimes, users forget their password, but they think that if they just try one more time they will get the right combination. If they are lucky, it works. If they are not lucky, all those failed logon attempts add up, and they end up locking out their Active Directory account.

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  • The 6 D’s of Cyber Security Part 2

    The 6 D’s of Cyber Security Part 2

    In last week’s article, we discussed the first 3 D’s of cyber security: Deter, Detect, and Defend. This week, we will discuss the remaining three security concepts that can help you reduce the risk of your organization facing potentially costly incidents due to external threats: Deflect, Document, and Delay. Deflect Wouldn’t it be nice if

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