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Hackers grab email addresses of CurrentC pilot participants

Although the hack didn't breach the mobile payment app itself, consumer confidence may be shaken.

Operators disable firewall features to increase network performance, survey finds

McAfee found that 60 percent of 504 surveyed IT professionals prioritize security as the primary driver of network design.

Report: Stolen card data is crime that concerns Americans most

A recent Gallup Crime poll indicates that Americans' top two worries revolve around having credit card data stolen or their computer or smartphones compromised.

Pirate Bay co-founder found guilty for hacking IT service provider

Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was found guilty of hacking an IT service provider in Denmark. This is his second court case for illegally accessing data.

Focus: Payment Card Industry

PCI publishes guidance on security awareness programs

The guidance, developed by a PCI Special Interest Group, will help merchants educate staff on protecting cardholder data.

Product Reviews

Avatier Identity Management Suite

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Besides automating user creation, the Avatier suite of products offers seamless integration with HR software, enables IT departments to set up a web portal for users to reset their passwords, and it can also create workflows so that high-level IT personnel aren’t bogged down with lower-level requests.

PFU Systems iNetSec Smart Finder

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The iNetSec Smart Finder from PFU systems is an excellent network access control system for organizations of any size.

Forum Systems Sentry API Gateway

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The Forum Systems Sentry API Gateway is a comprehensive application security appliance that allows users to set up robust security over a variety of different protocols and data formats.

OPINIONS

Beware of the malware walking dead

Beware of the malware walking dead

This Hallows Eve might be a good time to remind ourselves that zombies can be just as deadly, and I'm referring to recycled tools and techniques from years gone by.

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