• Microsoft Warns of Malicious RTF Files, Remote Code Execution

    On Monday, Microsoft issued a security advisory (2953095) notifying IT professionals and end-consumers of a vulnerability affecting “supported versions of Microsoft Word.” Per the advisory, specific rich text files (.RTF) that can be opened or previewed using many Microsoft software products, specifically Microsoft Word (2003-2013)and related service packs, could leave users vulnerable to remote code execution. If successful, the attacker

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  • Digital ‘Spring Cleaning’ Tips – Part 1

    Part 1 of 3 in the Series — Digital Spring Cleaning
    Unfortunately, end-users are often left out of the conversation when looking for ways to bolster security across the enterprise. A lack of training and education often play a big part in leaving end-users exposed to nasty forms of malware that can infiltrate an operating system and wreak havoc over a corporate network. In fact, a recent study by Trustwave indicates

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  • How Can Financial Institutions Drive Better Risk Assessment?

    Developing a strategic vision for securing online relationships with customers means making security choices that will address today’s requirements and can adapt to help meet tomorrow’s challenges. To realize this vision, it is necessary to carefully assess an institution’s online transactions and the level of risk presented by each type of transaction or user group. Financial institutions are advised to

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  • Who Will Control ICANN?

    Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) manages domain names for websites and email servers. To date, ICANN has been controlled by the U.S Department of Commerce; however, the contract will expire in September 2015. The U.S Department of Commerce has always overseen ICANN, but generally “rubber stamps” their approach. This matches the thought that the Internet should be

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  • How Can Financial Institutions Drive Better Risk Assessment?

    Developing a strategic vision for securing online relationships with customers means making security choices that will address today’s requirements and can adapt to help meet tomorrow’s challenges. To realize this vision, it is necessary to carefully assess an institution’s online transactions and the level of risk presented by each type of transaction or user group. Financial institutions are advised to

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  • Who Will Control ICANN?

    Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) manages domain names for websites and email servers. To date, ICANN has been controlled by the U.S Department of Commerce; however, the contract will expire in September 2015. The U.S Department of Commerce has always overseen ICANN, but generally “rubber stamps” their approach. This matches the thought that the Internet should be

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