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Dollars for dongles: European version of Square closes round

The Circuit: Cybersecurity, LightSquared, Nortel

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Cybersecurity bill: The Senate unveiled new comprehensive cybersecurity legislation Tuesday that would require the Department of Homeland Security to determine which infrastructure systems should be required to meet a set of security standards, grant owners and operators of these systems the right to appeal that designation and consolidate cybersecurity...
The Circuit: Cybersecurity, LightSquared, Nortel

7 tech trends that will impact your business in 2013

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In a business, the more you know about the future, the better off you are. This allows executives to make plans for deployments, deal with IT dilemmas and make sound contingency plans. Yet one trend is clear: What we know about technology now will change. Email used to be...
7 tech trends that will impact your business in 2013
Dealstruck takes on banks with 'Lending Club for small businesses'

How to tell if you're caught in the giant Global Payments credit card fraud

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Fallout from the Global Payments fiasco that could affect potentially millions of credit cardholders continues. First, Visa over the weekend dropped the Atlanta-based credit card processor from its ranks as a partner "compliant" in accepted industry data security standards....
How to tell if you're caught in the giant Global Payments credit card fraud

Senators introduce new cybersecurity bill

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Under proposed legislation, DHS would decide what firms are "critical infrastructure" and require them to meet security standards....
Senators introduce new cybersecurity bill

U.S. Army, government deploy secure Android phones

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The United States government traditionally prefers BlackBerries for their security features and is known for barring its employees from sending classified messages using smartphones that don’t meet security certifications. That’s changing, though, as Uncle Sam puts forth a test program that will see some U.S. officials, including troops, use...
U.S. Army, government deploy secure Android phones

Sorry, Microsoft: Big Government Agency Changes Its Mind And Goes Google (GOOG, MSFT)

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After more than a year of legal back and forth, the Department of Interior has changed its mind: instead of going with Microsoft's cloud solution for its 88,000 employees, it will go with Google Apps and Gmail. The news was reported earlier by ZDNet. The fight started in 2010, when...
Sorry, Microsoft: Big Government Agency Changes Its Mind And Goes Google (GOOG, MSFT)
White House softens draft cybersecurity order with exemption for commercial tech products

Analysis: Flame virus created by ‘world-class’ hackers, and Microsoft had means to prevent it

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The Flame virus, which hijacked Microsoft’s Windows Update to delivery an online attack disguised as a security update, was an unprecedented attack “required world-class cryptanalysis,” according to a security researcher whose past work revealed the possibility of such a virus and gave Microsoft a chance to protect against it. That’s...
Analysis: Flame virus created by ‘world-class’ hackers, and Microsoft had means to prevent it

Oracle CSO trashes PCI rules

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Oracle chief security officer Mary Ann Davidson is calling on vendors of payment application software to join the company in opposing certain security vulnerability reporting requirements of the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council....
Oracle CSO trashes PCI rules
NASA finally demands encryption on employee machines after another laptop is stolen

Google Apps receives ISO 27001 certification

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Posted by Eran Feigenbaum, Director of Security, Google Enterprise In the early days of the cloud, security concerns were often at the top of business minds as they considered moving to Google Apps. More recently, though, security has become a major reason businesses are moving to the cloud. The reason...
Google Apps receives ISO 27001 certification

After lengthy delay, cybersecurity legislation is poised to move forward in the Senate

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This is the week, it seems, in which the US Senate will manage to move forward on cybersecurity legislation. After being gummed for weeks and months on the issue, it appears that the log jam is in the process of breaking loose – the leading cybersecurity bill should be should...
After lengthy delay, cybersecurity legislation is poised to move forward in the Senate
Microsoft Floats Cloud Just For The Feds

For credit card handlers, cloud computing guidelines just got clearer

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The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council has just issued guidance that anyone processing credit cards in the cloud will want to review....
For credit card handlers, cloud computing guidelines just got clearer
Novell, eyeing brand revival, aims at on-premise sharing space

Senate introduces revised version of the Cybersecurity Act of 2012

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Five senators, including Senator Joe Lieberman, introduced a modified version of the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 (PDF) today, hoping to revitalize lagging support for the bill, especially among Republicans. The act, which was first introduced in February of 2012, calls for the creation of a council chaired by the Secretary...
Senate introduces revised version of the Cybersecurity Act of 2012

Certificate Authorities to push for better certificate-revocation checking

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Several Certificate Authorities (CAs) have formed an advocacy group called the Certificate Authority Security Council (CASC), which will focus on promoting new security standards, policies and best practices for SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) deployment on the Web....
Certificate Authorities to push for better certificate-revocation checking
Airbnb tightens up security with user verification
Visa drops Global Payments following theft of 1.5 million card numbers
Verivo launches Akula, a mobile app platform that frees enterprise developers from worrying about security
Google Apps gets a big enterprise security boost with ISO 27001 certification
Microsoft launches US government-focused version of Office 365
Report: Apple signs up fingerprint security company Microlatch to develop NFC technology
Not content to wait on congress, President Obama signs cyber security executive order

Apple working with MicroLatch on fingerprint recognition

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Apple has signed a deal with an Australian company, MicroLatch, to work on fingerprint recognition technology, The Australian reports. The information comes by way of David Murray, formerly the head of the Commonwealth Bank and now a major MicroLatch investor. He claims that the help Apple wants is explicitly related...
Apple working with MicroLatch on fingerprint recognition

Mobile POS could transform the American shopping experience

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Dongles are a serious business. They are transforming the point-of-sale industry as higher rates of mobile penetration, the growth of e-commerce, and advancements in digital payments lead to a much-needed overhaul. Today, Javelin Strategy and Research released a...
Mobile POS could transform the American shopping experience
Don't wait for lawmakers! Set up network security standards for the BYOD era now

Samsung rolls out enterprise security features in Europe

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Samsung announced today that it had launched its enterprise security-oriented program, Samsung Fore Enterprise (SAFE), in Europe ahead of a global rollout. The program, aimed at accommodating the Bring-Your-Own-Device trend in enterprise, has already launched in the United States, but the global launch is meant to spread Samsung's reliability and...
Samsung rolls out enterprise security features in Europe
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