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Five Cybercrime Trends Likely to Continue into 2013

Up next in our security predictions series is from Salt Lake City, Utah. Read on to see what Solera Networks Director of Threat Research, Andrew Brandt has to say about IT security trends in 2013. 2012 has been a challenging year for incident responders and security analysts. Ne’er-do-wells of the Internet have been flooding our inboxes with malicious spam; scattering exploit kits around the ‘ne ...

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Information Security in 2013

The next in our series of prediction posts comes from Addison, Texas. Read on to see what Credant Technologies CTO Chris Burchett has to say about IT security trends in 2013.Chris Burchett, CTO of Credant TechnologiesAs Sun Tzu puts it in the Art of War (required reading for the CIA I believe, and recommended reading throughout the DoD): “When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil.  When full, sta ...

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2013 IT Security Predictions from Lancope

In our next installment of 2013 IT security predictions, Lancope Director of Security Research Tom Cross shares several challenges that IT and security professionals will have to face in the coming year. Tom Cross, director of security research, LancopeThe challenges, which are featured on Forbes.com this week, include:State-sponsored espionage and sabotage of computer networksMonster DDoS attacksThe l ...

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2013 IT Security Predictions from LogRhythm

The next in our series of prediction posts comes from Boulder, Colorado. Read on to see what LogRhythm’s Director of Product Management, Seth Goldhammer has to say about IT security trends in 2013.Seth Goldhammer, director of product management, LogRhythmWe will see the first major malware on a mobile platform. There has already been malware that has made it into the Android Play Store and even Apple ...

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2013 IT Security Predictions from Bit9

Tuesday’s Tangled Web posting comes from Harry Sverdlove, Bit9's Chief Technology Officer. Read on to see what Sverdlove has to say about IT security trends in 2013.Harry Sverdlove, CTO, Bit92013 is likely to see a marked increase in the volume of and damage caused by cross-platform cyberattacks. These would be malware campaigns able to infect both PCs and Macs, and possibly even mobile devices. ...

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You’ve Been Breached, Now What?

Up next in our series of prediction posts comes from Sunnyvale, California. Read on to see what Endace's Vice President of Global Marketing Tim Nichols has to say about IT security trends in 2013. Tim Nichols, vice president of global marketing, Endace While prevention and detection are critical elements of overall network health, we expect to see IT departments shifting more of its reso ...

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2013 IT Security Predictions from AppRiver

The next in our series of 2013 predictions posts comes from beautiful Gulf Breeze, Florida. Read on to see what AppRiver Senior Security Analyst Fred Touchette has to say about IT security trends in the New Year.Fred Touchette, senior security analyst at AppRiverMobile, Mobile, Mobile – It used to be that when someone wanted to create a piece of malware for a mobile device they would have to consider ...

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2013 IT Security Predictions: Guest Blog Posts

Many thought leaders and IT Security experts are plying their trade with some of the most innovative companies in America. The IT Security industry is like no other, with daily drama, hackings and intrigue to fill a few spy novels. With the holidays just around the corner and the Winter Solstice less than a few weeks away, you'll be able to enjoy the thoughts and opinions from many Schwartz MSL clients that ...

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2013: Rising Above the Noise in a Crowded IT Security Industry

Visibility and brand awareness has been extremely important for technology companies this year and it will be no different in 2013. For many IT Security companies, the challenge is not only creating a compelling enough value proposition that helps them stand out amongst competitors, but also how they go about delivering the message. With the 2013 RSA Conference just around the corner next February, companie ...

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2012 Alert: Fact or Fiction: Online Holiday Shopping Increases Risks to Corporate Networks?

There's less than one month before frenzied holiday shopping gets underway. Did you know that in 2011 Cyber Monday was historic in size, with $1.25 billion being spent on holiday gifts according to IBM Coremetrics, making it the busiest shopping day of the year and one of the least productive for companies? So, what's in store for 2012 and can retailers expect to top last year's record day?For businesses, t ...

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Securanoia 2012

An enthusiastic crowd of nearly 100 IT security professionals are attending the first Securanoia 2012 in Cambridge, MA. The event was organized by the National Information Security Group (NAISG) and is being held at the Microsoft Research and Development Center. Several informative presentations were given.   NAISG founder and president Brad Dinerman during Securanoia 2012's Opening Remarks One of the ...

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Poll Results: IT Pros are 50/50 on Cybersecurity Legislation

Schwartz MSL recently surveyed 50 IT Pros for their thoughts on the U.S. government’s role in mandating that corporations get tougher on keeping hackers and criminals off networks. The results were split fairly evenly with an equal amount saying the government should do more and the rest saying no to government intervention. Full results from the survey are below. Question 1: Should the U.S. Congress pass l ...

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