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Brocade & Harris Forge Govt, Commercial Sector Cyber Strategy Alliance

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Brocade and Harris have formed a partnership that will work to help customers adopt cybersecurity strategies in efforts to protect assets. Brocade said Tuesday the team will develop new services that integrate Harris’ cybersecurity technologies and Brocade’s software-defined networking products in support of customers in the government, financial services, healthcare, energy, oil …

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Feds Say Illinois Water Pump Was Not Hacked

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Last week, the story broke that a water pump at a Springfield, Ill. utility had failed and hackers were to blame. Now, the Department of Homeland Security is saying that no such thing happened.  The Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team released a report outlining the steps taken in …

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Sony Appoints Former US DHS Official Philip Reitinger to Head Cybersecurity

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Sony named Philip Reitinger, a former top U.S. Department of Homeland Security official, to lead its cybersecurity efforts months after a massive hacking attack. Reitinger  has previously held security roles with U.S. National Cyber Security Center, Departments of Defense and Justice, and Microsoft. He has been appointed Sony’s chief information officer …

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Researchers Unearth File that Triggered RSA SecurID Breach

Security researchers have located an infected email suspected to be the culprit of the RSA SecurID hack in March. In March, unknown attackers tricked EMC staff with a legitimate-looking hiring message that contained a “backdoor,” allowing the culprits to invisibly lurk inside the company’s computer systems until they found the SecureID …

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Verizon to Hold Webinar Offering Tips to Reduce Authentication Risks

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Verizon is to hold  a webinar this Thursday (Aug. 25) entitled “Strengthen Your Security Infrastructure with Universal Identify Services,” discussing the continued need for strong second-factor authentication and available options. According to the Verizon “2011 Data Breach Investigation Report,” authentication and credential exploits are responsible for almost half of data …

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