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5 keys to hiring security talent  01 April 2015 
Source: CSO Online - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Hiring (and retaining) data security talent is one of the toughest jobs today, especially after a slew of high-profile data breaches that have driven demand and salaries sky-high. Robert S. Allen, chief security officer at CNA, a major commercial insurance carrier, is tackling that challenge by making sure his company has an attractive story to tell job candidates.
Google warns of unauthorized TLS certificates trusted by almost all OSes  26 March 2015 
Source: Security Ledger - Posted by Alex   
Google is warning its users that unauthorized digital certificates have been issued for several of its domains. The certificates, issued by an intermediary certificate authority for the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) may be used to impersonate official Google sites and other, as-yet unnamed Internet destinations.
9 biggest information security threats for the next two years  20 March 2015 
Source: CSO Online - Posted by Alex   
Each year, the Information Security Forum, a nonprofit association that researches and analyzes security and risk management issues, releases its 'Threat Horizon' report to provide a forward-looking view of the biggest security threats over a two-year period. Here are the top 9 threats to watch for through 2017.
How We Become Habituated to Security Warnings on Computers  19 March 2015 
Source: Schneier on Security - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Abstract: Research on security warnings consistently points to habituation as a key reason why users ignore security warnings. However, because habituation as a mental state is difficult to observe, previous research has examined habituation indirectly by observing its influence on security behaviors.
USB-C connector shipped with New MacBook and Chromebook vulnerable to BadUSB  18 March 2015 
Source: TechWorm - Posted by Anthony Pell   
After years of development, USB Type-C was launched through Apple MacBook and Google Chromebook. The new MacBook will come with just a single Type-C plug for both power and data, similarly Google’s Pixel 2 Chromebook also features the same Type-C port.
Silk Road moderator “Samesamebutdifferent” pleads guilty, faces life in prison  16 March 2015 
Source: arsTechnica - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Australian Peter Nash, 42, pled guilty in a US District Court last week to charges of conspiracy to commit narcotics trafficking and money laundering. Both charges come from Nash's one-time role within the Silk Road online drug marketplace.
Google Apps system leaks private data of over 282,000 protected domains  16 March 2015 
Source: TechWorm - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Google has leaked user information of some 282,867 registered domain users through the Google Apps system and the same is now publicly available, exposing it to risks ranging from spam to identity theft.
Julian Assange Might Finally Face Questioning Over Sexual Allegations  13 March 2015 
Source: motherboard - Posted by Alex   
In a surprise move, Swedish prosecutors ann​ounced on Friday that they are willing to fly to the UK and interrogate WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy, an offer that might be the beginning of the end for a legal stalemate that’s lasted almost five years.
CSI: Cyber: We Watched So You Didn’t Have To  05 March 2015 
Source: ThreatPost - Posted by Dave Wreski   
From the time the first commercials aired during the American pro football championship game last month, CSI: Cyber has been one of the more talked-about and least-anticipated shows in recent memory. At least in tech circles. For normal viewers, it’s one of those shows that you wake up in the middle of at 10:27 after nodding off during Criminal Minds or CSI: Pet Detectives.
Snowden willing to face trial in US, if it's fair  04 March 2015 
Source: Network World - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Edward Snowden, the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor who leaked details of the agency’s surveillance programs, is willing to return to the U.S. and face criminal charges, if he’s assured of a fair trial, according to a Russian news report.
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