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Security software has to develop and improve quickly in order to stay ahead of those who want to break the law. Our security software news email will keep you informed of all of the latest developments. Security has always been an issue that has been on the agenda of IT managers, programmers and individual computer users. Breaches of security range from the benign through to the sinister and malicious events that result in theft, fraud and destruction of data. Some of the most common types of security software used to protect against these threats include antivirus software, firewall software, and software used to remove spyware and other types of malicious code. Makers of security software are also dealing with new technologies. This means working out ways to protect things like mobile devices, the Internet of Things, and products and services in the virtual reality and augmented reality fields. Whatever your interest is in security software news, our tailored email will deliver the information that you need. You get it once a day; delivered straight to your inbox, as a simple and easy to use digest.

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LastPass warns of 'highly sophisticated' security flaw as it tells users to be on their guard
Wired • Matt Burgess
Chinese city announces punishments for VPN users
The Economic Times of India
UK government can force encryption removal, but fears losing, experts say
The Guardian • Alex Hern
If You Don't Know Much About Cybersecurity, You're Not Alone
Forbes • Contributor, Kevin Murnane
Here's An Easy Way To Find Out How To Increase Your Security Online
Forbes • Contributor, Kevin Murnane
'It's easier to hack an election than eBay': confessions of a Belarusian hacker
The Guardian • Howard Amos, Part, The Moscow Times
Congress Voted to Roll Back Internet Privacy Rules. Now People Are Looking to VPNs
Fortune Magazine • Reuters
Verint Systems' (VRNT) CEO Dan Bodner on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha
10 things you need to know about the security risks of wearables
CIO • James A. Martin
Here’s all the new stuff in Apple’s latest security document
TechCrunch • Kate Conger
 
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Security Software & Services, Technology Industry
LastPass warns of 'highly sophisticated' security flaw as it tells users to be on their guard
WiredMatt Burgess
Password managers are required to be secure enough to keep all of the secret codes stored in them safe, but they are not immune to security problems. LastPass, which was purchased by LogMeIn in 2015 and has more than 8 million users,...
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Security Software & Services
Chinese city announces punishments for VPN users
The Economic Times of India
BEIJING: China's largest municipal city has announced stiff fines and punishments for people logging onto the Internet using virtual private networks (VPNs) to dodge the 'Great Firewall' built by authorities to regulate web with strict censorship. Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, the most...
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Security Software & Services, Technology Industry
UK government can force encryption removal, but fears losing, experts say
The GuardianAlex Hern
The government already has the power to force technology firms to act as it wants over end-to-end encryption, but is avoiding using existing legislation as it would force it into a battle it would eventually lose, security experts have said. The Investigatory...
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Credit Cards, Credit Services
If You Don't Know Much About Cybersecurity, You're Not Alone
ForbesContributor, Kevin Murnane
The Pew Research Center conducted a survey to discover what Americans know about personal cybersecurity. The results are troubling. Most people know very little which makes them vulnerable when they go online. The Pew survey was designed to paint a broad picture...
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Security Software & Services, Technology Industry
Here's An Easy Way To Find Out How To Increase Your Security Online
ForbesContributor, Kevin Murnane
The Pew Research Center conducted a survey to discover what Americans know about their own cybersecurity. The results indicate that many people are vulnerable based on a lack of knowledge about how to stay safe online. While the goal of the research...
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Credit Cards, Credit Services
'It's easier to hack an election than eBay': confessions of a Belarusian hacker
The GuardianHoward Amos, Part, The Moscow Times
According to Sergei Pavlovich, one of the Russian-speaking world’s most notorious hackers, “it is easier to hack an electoral system than eBay or Citibank”. The Belarusian cyber-criminal known as Policedog online started hacking early on, and by the age of 20 he...
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Barack Obama, Security Software & Services
Congress Voted to Roll Back Internet Privacy Rules. Now People Are Looking to VPNs
Fortune MagazineReuters
The vote by the U.S. Congress to repeal rules that limit how internet service providers can use customer data has generated renewed interest in an old internet technology: virtual private networks, or VPNs. VPNs cloak a customer's web-surfing history by making an...
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Cloud Computing Services, Financial Regulatory Bodies
Verint Systems' (VRNT) CEO Dan Bodner on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha
Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) Q4 2017 Earnings Conference Call March 28, 2017 04:30 PM ET Executives Alan Roden - Senior VP of Corporate Development Dan Bodner - President, CEO, Corporate Officer, Director Doug Robinson - CFO, Corporate Officer Analysts Shaul Eyal -...
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Security Software & Services, Wearable Technology
10 things you need to know about the security risks of wearables
CIOJames A. Martin
The risks from corporate use of activity trackers and other wearables is low, some experts say -- especially in comparison to all the other security and privacy risks CISOs, s and IT folks must worry about. That said, as with any connected...
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Apple Inc, Credit Cards
Here’s all the new stuff in Apple’s latest security document
TechCrunchKate Conger
Hey guess what? Apple has a new security whitepaper! Apple only releases these things once every few years, and they represent the public’s only window into how iPhones and other Apple products secure the massive amounts of data entrusted to them. Even...
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