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Here are a few reaons why people commit Cyber Crimes: 1) easy to commit - plenty of resources available for free 2) easy online anonymity 3) poor conviction rate 4) for the excitement and thrill of it - the fame too 5) challenge of exploiting the s...
Dr Vishnu | 1/22/2015 12:59:35 PM | COMMENTS(4)
Average financial losses from cybercrime in Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland climb to US$2.4 million in 2014, up 33 per cent from a year earlier, according to a survey by international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, or PwC. http://www.thejakar...
Stephen | 1/22/2015 12:51:45 PM | COMMENTS(2)
Hi everybody, There was an ISACA webinar about the harsh reality of cyber protection in which a new methodology called "exploit prevention module" was described. Does anybody utilizes this tool as security measure? Is there any experience you could shar...
Rainer092 | 1/22/2015 12:47:21 PM | COMMENTS(1)
“It’s an army that’s attacking your site, not little fraudsters.” says the report. How true. Infact media often paints it as hype, but fact remains that what is reported is only a tip of the iceberg. Most of it goes unreported. Read the full report at h...
Dr Vishnu | 1/19/2015 5:46:50 AM | COMMENTS(2)
Here is a useful white paper - a report by Fortinet that outlines how cybercrime has moved into an organized professional way of working. It has suggestions to tackle cybercrime too. A worth read for an insight. Here is the link:
Dr Vishnu | 1/19/2015 5:44:29 AM | COMMENTS(6)
Experience is the best teacher but often the costliest one. One expects that having burnt one's fingers once online users will become more alert to cyber crime and take adequate precautions. Symantec's  annual Norton Report giving the latest global survey...
Dr Vishnu | 1/12/2015 3:51:14 PM | COMMENTS(4)

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Volume 1, 2015
by P. W. Singer and Allan Friedman | Reviewed by Larry Marks, CISA
This book defines cybersecurity, discusses the basic issues of cybersecurity about which everyone should be aware and supplies the reader with tools to address these threats.
Volume 6, 2014
by Eric A. Beck
Corporate risk managers and security professionals understand that risk is not a problem that can be solved, but rather a process that must be managed.
Volume 6, 2014
by Richard A. Spinello | Reviewed by Maria Patricia Prandini, CISA, CRISC
Every IT professional should be aware of the challenges posed by cyberethics, and this book represents an opportunity to do so.
Volume 4, 2014
by Steven J. Ross, CISA, CISSP, MBCP
The time has come to accept that cyberattacks are a global reality—malicious forces in the world have gone beyond vandalism toward institutionalized espionage, sabotage and crime.
Volume 4, 2014
by Viktor Polic, Ph.D., CISA, CRISC, CISSP
Information security vendors have recognized the need to optimize the process of managing ethical hacking projects with the goal to reduce their costs.
Volume 3, 2014
by Nikos Virvilis, CISA, CISSP, GPEN, Oscar Serrano, CISA, CISM, CISSP, and Luc Dandurand
The major players in today’s cyberconflicts are well organized and heavily funded teams with specific goals and objectives, some of which are working under a state umbrella.

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Agile technique in software development has been around for quite some time. There have been efforts to adopt the agile techniques for strategic planning, alignment and execution. Following are some of the relevant articles/blog posts in this area. The to...
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Slowly are organization have started using web as a service delivery platform.   Various study reveals that the web as the most economical platform and branches / office being the most expensive platform for the delivery of service to customer. Further w...
Posted By : Parthasarathy | 0 comments
13 Nov 2014
Now a days, you don’t need to be a IT guru or best software programmer to access /control other personal/organization data. If you follow below techniques, you can easily get confidential information.1. Masquerading2. Tailgeting (Piggy back)3. Dumpster di...
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On March 1st,  I was invited to speak at the CampIT conference on Enterprise Risk/Security Management at Rosemont Convention Center. Before me there were two speakers. The first presenter spent an hour presenting the story from the trenches of technolog...
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(By: William Darío Ávila Díaz, PhD)A new tool to combat Internet crime is now a reality thanks to an agreement signed by thirty countries, where they commit to the creation of international legislation attached to the local laws of each of the nations. Th...
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(By: William Darío Ávila Díaz, PhD)Keywords: trilogy in the security strategy; criminal gangs; terrorism on the Internet; legislation; and cyber-communication tools. In Colombia we have seen that has developed over the past 50 years, cyberterrorism.Curren...
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