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  • Manish Gupta: FireEye Combines Threat Detection Offering with Email Security Tools - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Manish Gupta: FireEye Combines Threat Detection Offering with Email Security Tools

    FireEye has moved to expand its threat detection capabilities by incorporating traditional email security features into the company’s offering. The FireEye Email Threat Prevention Cloud tool has been updated with anti-spam and anti-virus protection systems, FireEye said Tuesday. “By unifying our advanced threat detection capabilities with the traditional email security tools enterprises have relied on, organizations can now […] More

  • John Giamatteo: McAfee-Verizon Team Aims for Cross-Device Security Via New Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    John Giamatteo: McAfee-Verizon Team Aims for Cross-Device Security Via New Platform

    McAfee and Verizon will expand their partnership to offer a new security platform designed to protect multiple Internet-enabled devices from malicious intrusion. The McAfee-powered Internet Security Suite Multi-Device platform is built for residential and business subscribers of Verizon’s FiOS service, the companies said Monday. The product works to keep malware off customers’ laptops, computers, tablets […] More

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    Baby Steps in Mobility: Pentagon OKs Dell-Only Android

    The Defense Department is allowing a second mobile platform to access its networks, but it is not quite yet a “bring your own device” approach. The Pentagon’s Security Technical Implementation Guide covers Dell's version of Android 2.2, according to Stars and Stripes. This version is the only Pentagon-approved version.  Dell’s Venue smartphone is the only device […] More

  • How to Protect Your Devices - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    How to Protect Your Devices

    If you were one of many who received tech gifts during the holidays, beware. Computer and cyber crime have risen by more than 22 percent, according to the most recent statistics from 2009. McAfee Labs foresees a growth in mobile, social media and PC-based threats in 2011, with cyber crooks finding new ways to wreak […] More

  • McAfee's Dave DeWalt: Next Big Threat? Apps - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    McAfee's Dave DeWalt: Next Big Threat? Apps

    The growing popularity of mobile devices and their many applications is already being exploited by hackers who are in the game to steal valuable personal information. “We think 2011 is the year of the threat to the mobile device, particularly the mobile app,” Dave DeWalt, McAfee Inc CEO, told The Canadian Press. With new computer […] More

  • 40 Percent of Bogus AV Strains Created in 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    40 Percent of Bogus AV Strains Created in 2010

    Forty percent of all fake anti-virus (also known as rogueware) strains ever produced were created in the past year, according to PandaLabs. In the four years since rogueware was first reported, 5,651,786 unique strains have been detected, of which 2,285,629 appeared between January 2010 and October 2010. When comparing the number of rogueware specimens to […] More

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    Survey: Consumers Fail at Protecting Identity, Privacy Online

    While most consumers know about the risks associated with using the Internet and engaging in e-commerce, the majority still relies on inadequate measures to protect their privacy and identity, according to a new survey by Anonymizer, Inc. An overwhelming majority of respondents believed a firewall and an anti-virus software offered adequate protection for their identity […] More

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    Android Antivirus Passes 2.5 Million Downloads

    A free anti-virus app for the Android smartphone has surpassed 2.5 million downloads last week. DroidSecurity’s ad-supported antivirus free app is now one of the 50 most popular apps in the Android marketplace, even though the Android has experienced few virus issues yet. Dror Shalev, CTO and co-founder of DroidSecurity, said the new anti-virus app […] More

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    Survey: Anti-Virus Solutions Offer Inadequate Protection

    Anti-virus programs may not be as effective as they initially were thought to be: A new study by Cyveillance found AV vendors detect less than 19 percent of malware attacks on the first day malware appears in the wild, and even after 30 days, many vendors cannot detect known attacks, making it critical for businesses […] More

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    FCC Warns Public of 'Cyber Snoops'

    After reports about incidents with Google's Street View cars accidentally gathering personal data submitted over WiFi networks, hackers stealing iPad owners’ email addresses, and wireless and Wi-Fi networks making users' private data accessible, the Federal Communications Commission is warning members of the public about how easily their data can be get into the wrong hands. […] More

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