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ExecutiveBiz’s Annual Roundup: CTOs in Government and Industry — What’s ahead

ExecutiveBiz’s Annual Roundup: CTOs in Government and Industry — What’s ahead

What’s ahead on the technology front for government and industry? The answer depends on who you’re talking to. So when we set out to showcase our annual roundup of CTO… Read more »

Symantec’s John Bordwine: Situational awareness will be key to public sector challenges

Symantec’s John Bordwine: Situational awareness will be key to public sector challenges

Reputational awareness is essential to stronger security. “Reputational awareness allows you to be more predictive in your analysis of what malware might mean in your environment,” says John Bordwine, Symantec… Read more »

44 Million Stolen Gaming Credentials Discovered

44 Million Stolen Gaming Credentials Discovered

If you are an online gamer–think World of Warcraft and Aion–better get that password changed ASAP: Symantec has discovered a server hosting the credentials of 44 million stolen gaming accounts,… Read more »

Net Crooks Defraud Service Members with Phishing Site

Net Crooks Defraud Service Members with Phishing Site

Symantec has discovered a phishing site spoofing a credit union that provides financial services to members of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force and their family members. The… Read more »

Howard Schmidt to Keynote at Cybersecurity Symposium

Howard Schmidt to Keynote at Cybersecurity Symposium

Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt will be delivering a keynote presentation at the Symantec Government Symposium: No Compromise – Open, Secure, Everywhere held June 22, 2010 in Washington, D.C. A one-day… Read more »

McAfee Joins Acquisition Wave

McAfee Joins Acquisition Wave

In order to build cyber capabilities, companies have one of two options; invest into expanding your own offerings by building the capabilities into your company structure or acquire a company… Read more »

2010’s Acquisitions Wave: Cash is Back

2010’s Acquisitions Wave: Cash is Back

Harris Corporation’s acquisition of privately-held CapRock Communications for a reported $525 million in cash is the latest in a series of major cash acquisitions, proving that, even if credit is… Read more »

Symantec to Purchase VeriSign’s Cybersecurity Business

Symantec to Purchase VeriSign’s Cybersecurity Business

Symantec has entered a definitive agreement to purchase VeriSign’s security business, including the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate Services, the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Services, the VeriSign Trust Services and… Read more »

Symantec to Acquire VeriSign for $1.3 Billion

Symantec to Acquire VeriSign for $1.3 Billion

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) has announced that it plans to acquire VeriSign for around $1.3 billion. Symantec will acquire VeriSign’s authentication and identity business. That includes the Secure Sockets Layer… Read more »

Symantec Looks to Enhance Data Protection Though Acquisitions

Symantec Looks to Enhance Data Protection Though Acquisitions

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire PGP Corporation and GuardianEdge Technologies, Inc. Symantec will pay around $300 million in cash for PGP… Read more »

Soccer World Cup Propels Cyber Crime in South Africa

Soccer World Cup Propels Cyber Crime in South Africa

Africa is currently seeing a spur of phishing attacks, and with South Africa’s hosting of the World Cup this year, cyber criminals in that region are getting even busier. “Major… Read more »

UK's National Health Service Hit by Virus

UK's National Health Service Hit by Virus

The National Health Service in the UK has been hit by a virus designed to steal data from the computers. However, the worm is easily detected by off-the-shelf security software,… Read more »

Cyber-Crime Toolkits for Newbies Pose Threat, Symantec Reports

Cyber-Crime Toolkits for Newbies Pose Threat, Symantec Reports

You don’t have to be a cyber pro anymore to hack computers and steal information. According to Symantec’s recent security threat report, it’s now easier than ever for amateurs to… Read more »

Daily Government Contracting Recap – April 20, 2010

Daily Government Contracting Recap – April 20, 2010

Obama has nominated a CMS Administrator, Dr. Donald Berwick. NASA continues to track the volcano eruption in Iceland that has snarled international air travel. Wind turbines are a threat to… Read more »

Fake Anti-Virus Software a Major Problem According to Symantec

Fake Anti-Virus Software a Major Problem According to Symantec

Fake security software was the primary security issue hitting computer users in 2009, according to a recently released report by Symantec. Also, Mac users have experienced an increase in number… Read more »

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