FTC gives thumbs up to companies that cooperate during breach probes

In a Wednesday blog post the FTC explained the process it follows to investigate security breaches and said it looks favorably on companies that cooperate in law enforcement investigations.

Researchers publish developer guidance for medical device security

The guidance is organized into 10 categories, and serves as "starting point for a more complete code," report authors said.

Senate gears up for Saturday USA Freedom Act vote; House breaks for recess

The USA Freedom Act's fate will soon be decided with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announcing on Thursday that the Senate will convene for a rare Saturday vote on the bill.

Researchers observe SVG files being used to distribute ransomware

When downloaded and executed, the SVG files cause websites to open up that download what appears to be CryptoWall ransomware.

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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield breached, more than one million individuals notified

Information could have been accessed by attackers who gained limited, unauthorized access to a single CareFirst database in June 2014.

SC Awards 2015 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of this year's SC Awards. Winners received acknowledgement and placques at the annual SC Awards gala held in San Francisco on Tuesday. For the winners and finalists of the SC Awards 2015, take a look at our Book of the Night.

Product Reviews

EiQ Networks SecureVue

The EiQ Networks SecureVue software suite is a comprehensive log and asset management system that lets network administrators quickly get the full picture of what is going on in their network.

Dell SonicWALL NSA 3600

The Dell SonicWALL NSA 3600, along with its TotalSecure license bundle, is the company’s offering for the UTM gateway and next-generation firewall market.

Cyberoam Technologies CR1000iNGXP

Cyberoam CR1000iNG-XP is a next-generation firewall appliance that includes VPN, email, anti-virus, HTTP and HTTPS and FTP anti-virus, anti-spam and IPS with custom signatures inside the modular appliance.

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