Monthly Archives: August 2013

Tech Week That Was: Syrian Hackers And Google Intrigue

Each Friday we round up the big conversations in tech and culture during the week that was. We also revisit the work that appeared on this blog and highlight what we’re reading from our fellow technology writers and observers across … Continue reading

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Understanding the artifacts EMDMgmt

Howdy Reader, Another good Sunday Funday come and gone. I want to make these contests fun and accessible for you and for those vendors who have graciously provided prizes worth your time and effort! Have an idea of how to … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity Expert Urges Congress to Consider Comprehensive Information Security Provisions

It’s one of the most unpleasant, yet relatively common, experiences of the downside of the digital age: the notice from a company, employer, or public agency letting you know your most personal and valuable information – Social Security number, credit … Continue reading

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IACP Visits with the National Computer Forensics Institute

On August 27, 2013, IACP Leadership had the opportunity to visit the United States Secret Service’s (USSS) National Computer Forensics Institute in Hoover, Alabama. The NFCI facility is a state-of-the-art training center that has hosted hundreds of state, local and … Continue reading

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Youth held for making fake Facebook profile of woman

Cyberabad Police have arrested a youth from Bangalore on the charge of creating fake profile of a city-based woman on Facebookand threatening her for rejecting his love proposal. N Santosh Kumar alias Kiran, working in a private company in Bangalore and a native … Continue reading

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W.Va. sheriff to plead guilty in hacking case

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia sheriff charged with hacking his former wife’s work computer has agreed to plead guilty in federal court. Prosecutors this month filed a motion in U.S. District Court in Charleston requesting a plea hearing for … Continue reading

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UK’S FIRST CIVILIAN CYBER SECURITY TRAINING CAMPS UNDERWAY

Courses last until September 1.   The UK’s first civilian cyber security training camps have been set up at the Defence Academy in Shrivenham and Glasgow Caledonian University. The camps, run by Cyber Security Challenge UK, will allow amateurs to … Continue reading

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ITU, Facebook and ACOPEA launch project in Ethiopia to protect children online

Press Release Smart, safe, responsible use of digital technology is advocated. Geneva, 29 August 2013 – Under the Child Online Protection(COP) Initiative, ITU has established an international collaborative network for action to promote the online protection of children worldwide by providing guidance on safe online behaviour in … Continue reading

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Cybercrime cases in India rose by 61% in 2012: Milind Deora

NEW DELHI: Cybercrime cases in the country registered under the IT Act last year rose by about 61% to 2,876 with Maharashtra recording the most number of cases, Parliament was informed. The country had witnessed 1,791 cases registered under the Information Technology (IT) Act … Continue reading

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NPA officers to target cyber-attacks

The National Police Agency plans to put senior officers in charge of battling cyber-attacks in fiscal 2014 in a bid to contain such crime. Two senior officers will be appointed to head NPA efforts to tackle cybercrime, including illegal money … Continue reading

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