Money Malware Moving To Mobiles

By Robert Vamosi | 3/4/13 6:13 AM

Not only do you have to worry about your PC being infected, but your mobile phone could also contain financially motivated malware, says one security researcher.

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Vin Cerf On The Internet Of Things

By Robert Vamosi | 2/27/13 11:04 PM

In a keynote at the RSA Conference on Wednesday, one of the creators of the Internet called for greater security within the Internet of Things.

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NSA Experimenting With BYOD

By Robert Vamosi | 2/27/13 5:37 AM

The U.S. Government would like to move toward mobile, but is taking cautious steps at first, says one researcher.

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Five Lessons Learned From Insider Attacks

By Robert Vamosi | 2/27/13 5:19 AM

Two FBI agents culled through thousands of hours of insider investigations and presented five lessons they have learned.

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RSA Co-Founder: Cryptography "Less Important" Today

By Robert Vamosi | 2/26/13 10:48 PM

During the annual Cryptographer's Panel at the RSA Conference 2013, one of the co-founders of RSA admitted that cryptography is "less important" today.

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Early Stuxnet Variant Discovered

By Robert Vamosi | 2/26/13 7:16 AM

In his keynote speech this morning at the RSA Conference 2013, Francis deSouza, president of products and security systems at Symantec, announced that his company had found a missing piece to the Stuxnet mystery: prior existence of the malware.

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Why Electronic ID Cards Aren't (Yet) The Norm

By Robert Vamosi | 2/26/13 7:00 AM

In his keynote speech at the RSA Conference 2013, Scott Charney, president of Trustworthy Computing at Microsoft, said that electronic IDs pose a bit of a chicken and egg problem for security: which comes first, the card or the reason for the card?

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Red Balloon Security Gets Off The Ground At RSA

By Robert Vamosi | 2/22/13 1:57 AM

Printers and VoIP phones are about to get a shot in the arm--literally, defensive code injected into their system to secure them from potential hacks.

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DeviceLine Radio: Philippe Courtot On Internet Of Things

By Robert Vamosi | 2/21/13 10:18 PM

My guest this week is Philippe Courtot, CEO of Qualys. Courtot is a very interesting person. He holds a master’s degree in physics from the University of Paris, is on the board of directors for, and in 2012, he launched the Trustworthy Internet Movement, a nonprofit, vendor-neutral organization committed to resolving the problems of Internet security, privacy and reliability. Before that, he was the CEO of ccMail. Next week at RSA he will be giving one of the keynote speeches on what enterprises need to know about the Internet of Things, which he talks about in this radio interview.

You can hear my full conversation with Courtot, along with a recap of this week’s news, here.

A transcript follows:

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DeviceLine Radio Show: Andrew Hoog On Mobile Phone Forensics

By Robert Vamosi | 2/7/13 11:05 PM

This week, Andrew Hoog, CEO of viaForensics, joins host Robert Vamosi for a discussion on mobile phone forensics. In addition to talking about his company, Hoog also gave a preview of his upcoming talk at RSA USA to be held February 25-March 1, 2013 in San Francisco, CA.

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