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  • Social Networking Scammers Use Porn - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Social Networking Scammers Use Porn

    Pornography is a favorite medium used by cyber criminals to attract potential victims, with fake pornographic sites collecting data from unsuspecting users and infected sites distributing malware to visitors. Scammers who seek to exploit victims using social networking are now employing this tried and true method as well, according to an article on The Register. […] More

  • Infection by Social Networking - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Infection by Social Networking

    The past year has seen a sharp increase in cyber attacks against social networking users according to a report released by Sophos. Users of social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook have experienced a 70 percent increase in spam and malware attacks in the past year. Within the past year, close to 60 percent of […] More

  • Beware of Social Networking - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Beware of Social Networking

    The UK Ministry of Defense has experienced the leaking of classified information via social networking sites 16 times in the past 18 months, according to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by F-Secure and Lewis Communications. The majority of computer networks administered by MoD do not allow users to access social networking sites. However, […] More

  • What's In and Out in 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    What's In and Out in 2010

    The past year has seen a variety of issues arise throughout the cyber security community. As we look into the New Year, here are our predictions surrounding what will be “in“ and what will be “out“ in 2010. In Social Networking on DoD Networks In 2009, the DoD banned social networking technologies on its networks, […] More

  • BitDefense Top Security Predictions of 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BitDefense Top Security Predictions of 2010

    In a study released yesterday, Botnets, malicious applications and social networking malware top the future threats of 2010. In a study released by BitDefender, cyber criminals will be looking to expanding platforms, target multiple operating systems and mobile devices. “2009 saw a wide range of security threats aiming at both end-users and at corporate networks,“ […] More

  • Executive use of LinkedIn, Plaxo, Spock, SecondLife and Facebook - top government contractors - best government contracting event

    Executive use of LinkedIn, Plaxo, Spock, SecondLife and Facebook

    Unless you are the Lone Ranger, Rambo or Superman, you have to work with others to get the hard things done. And the harder the thing is you need to accomplish, the more important collaboration becomes. Fortunately for today’s executive, there are some great new Web2.0 tools that can help you connect with others. Popular […] More

  • David Wyld: An Expert on Government Blogging - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    David Wyld: An Expert on Government Blogging

    I just finished reading a fascinating report by David Wyld called The Blogging Revolution: Government in the Age of Web 2.0. Not only was it academically rigorous, but it was also a fun read. Now that“™s a rare achievement. Wyld is the Robert Maurin Professor of Management at Southeastern Louisiana University, where he directs the […] More

  • New Report Issued on Marketing Power of Web 2.0 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    New Report Issued on Marketing Power of Web 2.0

    There was an interesting article in this morning’s Internet Travel News about the power of social networking as a marketing tool. It caught my eye, not so much because of what it had to say to travel industry professionals in particular, but because it portended a marketing “tidal wave” for all industries. This was a timely confirmation […] More

  • CIA on Myspace? - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CIA on Myspace?

    The national intelligence agencies have launched a social networking site, A-Space, modeled after the ultra-popular MySpace, further supplying ammunition to those who claim networking sites hold potential beyond teenage users. The government-only site will allow users who voluntarily sign up to access the vast network of federal intelligence agencies. This move “will generate better analysis […] More

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