Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco’

The Smart Grid needs to get smart about security

Image via Wikipedia by Larry Karisny While following the Connectivity Show in Santa Clara California, I thought I should follow-up on the at Greentech Media’s annual Smart Grid conference in Palm Springs last week. I wanted to focus this article on Smart Grid security so I thought I should find some clear explanation of where […]

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Microsoft Power Point 2010 Hacks and Tips

Image via CrunchBase San Francisco (GaeaTimes.com) – Microsoft Office 2010 is the latest version of Microsoft Office productivity suite. The new features of Office 2010 are its extended file compatibility and a refined user interface. Microsoft PowerPoint is one of the most important parts of the Office suite and has many advanced features. But Microsoft […]

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RSA 2010 and Cybercrime Strategy

Howard Schmidt U.S. Cybersecurity Coordinator In a keynote address at RSA, national cybersecurity coordinator Howard Schmidt announced that the White House was releasing an unclassified version of its plan for securing government and private industry networks which is called Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative, and now available for download from the White House Website (PDF). Among […]

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UCSF laptop containing patient files stolen

Image via Wikipedia The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO—The medical records of more than 4,000 patients at the University of California, San Francisco may have been compromised after a laptop they were on was stolen. Officials with the university said Wednesday the laptop was recovered earlier this month after it was taken from a medical school […]

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Viruses That Leave Victims Red in the Facebook

Image by Intersection Consulting via Flickr By BRAD STONE – NYTimes.com It used to be that computer viruses attacked only your hard drive. Now they attack your dignity. Malicious programs are rampaging through Web sites like Facebook and Twitter, spreading themselves by taking over people’s accounts and sending out messages to all of their friends […]

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RSA and cybersecurity

Image by Getty Images via DaylifeThis week I was in attendance with thousands of people from all over the globe at RSA conference in Moscone Center San Francisco. The conference offers variety of training tracks and this year included two new tracks physical security & governance and risk & compliance. Since Novell CNE was one […]

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Unstable economy and insider threats

Image by Pulpolux !!! via FlickrDuring the current unstable economy, organizations face increased threats from insiders during tough economic years ahead. During hard time organizations not only have to worry about outsider threats but will be facing an increased threat from disgruntled employees who might see no future with the organization during unstable economy. During […]

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