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President's Cyber Response Directive Gets Mixed Reviews healthcareinfosecurity.com Security experts disagree about whether a new presidential policy directive on how to coordinate response to a large-scale cyber incident is well-designed. While some say its far too complex to work, others say it reflects current practices.
Should Secret Service Protect Emails of Future Presidents? nextgov.com The Secret Service, in most situations, "does not secure the computer systems" of political organizations, nor does it "secure the computer systems of individuals, to include protectees," like major presidential candidates, according to a legal summary the Secret Service provided Nextgov.
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88% of All Ransomware Is Detected in the Healthcare Industry Thursday, July 28, 2016 helpnetsecurity.com “Healthcare has been a target for ransomware campaigns because the industry has often paid ransom to retrieve vital customer data quickly. Furthermore, healthcare organizations use an abundance of systems and devices that are crucial pivot-points for an attacker, and they can even be victims of ransomware themselves,” said Rob Kraus, director of research, Security Engineering Research Team, Solutionary.
Man Facing Unemployment Fraud, Identity Theft Charges Thursday, July 28, 2016 norwichbulletin.com According to the arrest warrant affidavit, Dean fraudulently collected $4,065 in unemployment benefits from December 2014 through March 2016 by using the name and Social Security number of a Hartford man.
7 Ways to Charm Users out of Their Passwords Thursday, July 28, 2016 darkreading.com Smart organizations insist on some sort of formal training at least once a year to remind users about the importance of password security.
Man Charged With Making Fake Benjamins Faces Judgment in NY Thursday, July 28, 2016 pymnts.com The defendant is charged with selling thousands of dollars of counterfeit money to a Secret Service agent who was pretending to be part of a New York-based crime group. Houssein is charged with selling close to $150,000 in fake $100 bills that were of a high quality. The alleged criminal also sold $150,000 in fake euros.