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  • Anonymous Email Authors -- Watch Out! New Method Can Unveil Identity - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Anonymous Email Authors — Watch Out! New Method Can Unveil Identity

    Forget about the cloak of anonymity on the Internet: Researchers from Concordia University in Canada have developed a new technique to determine the authorship of anonymous emails. Study co-author Benjamin Fung, a professor of Information Systems Engineering at Concordia University and an expert in data mining, said the past few years have seen an “alarming […] More

  • Cookies Killer Nevercookie Provides Added Privacy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cookies Killer Nevercookie Provides Added Privacy

    Online anonymity solutions provider Anonymizer, Inc. has released a beta version of Anonymizer Nevercookie, a Firefox plugin designed to fight Evercookie, a javascript API that produces extremely persistent cookies in a browser. The free plugin can be downloaded from the Anonymizer website or from the company’s Facebook page. In the coming weeks, the Nevercookie will […] More

  • Web Users Get Paid to be Big Brother, Fight Crime - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Web Users Get Paid to be Big Brother, Fight Crime

    Crime never sleeps, and now thanks to a new surveillance project, neither do the crime fighters. A company in Devon in southwestern England has launched a new website that pays citizens to monitor live commercial CCTV footage online in an effort to catch would-be criminals. Internet Eyes will pay up to £1,000 (approximately $1,600) 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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    What is the Most Dire Cybersecurity Threat?

    The New New Internet asked a host of cybersecurity industry expert what security issue they felt was most pressing. Here’s what Lance Cottrell of Abraxas had to say on the matter: “Malware is really becoming one of the biggest issues,” he said. “Especially what I describe as spear-phishing type malware attacks where this is not […] More

  • Cybersecurity Insiders Reveal Most-Pressing Cyber Threats - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cybersecurity Insiders Reveal Most-Pressing Cyber Threats

    Cyber espionage, Advanced Persistent Threats and malware–cyberspace is full of threats designed to steal identities, intellectual property and money, as well as wreak havoc on computers and systems. In a story on TheNewNewInternet, 10 cyber-industry insiders share their opinions on the current threat landscape and reveal what they believe are the most dangerous threats on […] More

  • Cyber Experts: Espionage, APTs, Malware among Most Dangerous Cyber Threats - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cyber Experts: Espionage, APTs, Malware among Most Dangerous Cyber Threats

    Although cybersecurity experts have their separate ideas on what the most pressing Internet security concern is, they generally agree on one thing: The threat landscape is evolving into more attacks of increasing sophistication. Here, 10 industry insiders offer their insight into what they believe are the most dangerous cyber threats, ranging from social engineering to […] More

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    Abraxas' Lance Cottrell: Fierce Competition in Web-Privacy Sector

    New companies aiming to help individuals and businesses protect their identities and web behavior from marketers are facing tough challenges in the marketplace. It's not just competition from privacy freeware providers and users' reluctance to give personal information to smaller start-up companies ““ many are simply unaware about how visible their online behavior is. Setting […] More

  • Friday Features - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Friday Features

    This week, three executives talked about cybersecurity: John Watters of iSIGHT spoke to TheNewNewInternet about some of the major  security threats in the cyber arena; Abraxas’ Lance Cottrell shared his view on the fierce competition in the web-privacy sector; And Vincent Mihalik, vice president of cybersecurity solutions at Wyle Information Systems, discussed how important the […] More

  • Executive Profile: Lance Cottrell of Abraxas - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Lance Cottrell of Abraxas

    Lance Cottrell is chief scientist for Abraxas Corporation. He is responsible for corporate initiatives to advance privacy and information security issues across all domains of the company. He is recognized as an expert in cryptography, online privacy, and Internet security and is a certified information systems security professional. He has created multiple Internet privacy and […] More

  • Tuesday Tip Jar - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tuesday Tip Jar

    This week, Abraxas’ Lance Cottrell shared with TheNewNewInternet what he thinks makes a good cyber professional: “When I think about the people that I have known, the one's who have been really effective cybersecurity guys, the first characteristic is they tend to have a devious mind. They are able to put themselves in the shoes […] More

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