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National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2014

Become a company or organization that helps bring Cyber Security Awareness to users. TCAT Shelbyville has been listed as a champion for years and promotes cyber security awareness to higher education and end users. List of all champions Activities you … Continue reading

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Free tool repairs critical Windows configuration vulnerabilities

“”Tripwire announced SecureCheq, a free configuration utility that helps evaluate and repair the most common, critical configuration vulnerabilities in Windows desktops and servers.”” Free tool repairs critical Windows configuration vulnerabilities (By AddThis – NetSecurity.org)   This excellent tool scans your system … Continue reading

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300,000-plus wireless routers have malicious changes

ARSTechnica outlines how hackers have made malicious changes to routers….again. Researchers said they have uncovered yet another mass compromise of home and small-office wireless routers, this one being used to make malicious configuration changes to more than 300,000 devices made … Continue reading

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Solving The Security Workforce Shortage – DarkReading

According to the study, the most sought-after quality is a broad knowledge of security — more of a strategic understanding than technical know-how – followed by certifications.  Read More Opinion – While certifications are an important part of IT, the … Continue reading

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The life of a file

The life of a file… 8:00 a.m.  The executive secretary begins writing a credit memo for several clients.  The file has sensitive data. 8:15 a.m.   The file is saved to the documents folder on the secretary’s desktop.   The … Continue reading

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – celebrated every October – was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. Free Security Check … Continue reading

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Experts hope for another failure in next Anonymous attack

“Anonymous’ failed attack against Israeli websites last month has left security experts cautiously optimistic that the hacktivist group will be unsuccessful in its plans to disrupt U.S. government and banking sites. Anonymous plans to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) … Continue reading

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