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BSI, the UK’s National Standards Body has officially recognized the outstanding contributions of its many committee members though the BSI Standards Awards. The exceptional contributions to standards making from the national and international arena includes committee members, chairmen, and those who have made a significant impact within a short time of being appointed.

Gartner analyst, Neil MacDonald, proposes that now is the time for companies to turn their focus from an incident response model of security to one that provides continuous response. MacDonald coins this as a Continuous Advanced Threat Protection approach to security. While most security professionals have come to grips with the fact that at some point they will fall victim to a compromise, the approach to security by and large still revolves around responding after something bad has occurred. Now this is by no means the fault of the security professional alone. The tools they have at their disposal, most of which offer a siloed view into their security posture, many times restrict their capabilities.

To truly make the shift towards MacDonald’s continuous response, security professionals need to evaluate tools and processes with a fresh set of eyes. Steve Salinas, Product Manager at Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service for the cloud, has pulled together an article outlining the four things to consider when making this necessary shift in security approach.

Many companies use Microsoft Remote Desktop Web (RD Web) in order to manage their access to server resources. Two-factor authentication (2FA) is recommended to secure this access. This usually consists of the conventional username and password components plus an additional passcode component. However, there has recently been an increase in cases of third parties obtaining access to web applications in RD Web environments without needing to enter the additional passcode. How have the third parties been able to get past the usually highly secure 2FA and how should RD Web users protect themselves in the future?

London, UK: Proofpoint, Inc. has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving. The report provides a detailed overview of the enterprise information archiving market and evaluates vendors based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.

In his reaction to the news that a Russian website has been found to be hosting hundreds of feeds of live footage from inside UK homes and businesses, which have been accessed by hacking into people’s webcams, which includes CCTV cameras and baby monitors, Ken Westin, security analyst at Tripwire says:

SAN DIEGO: Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCBB:AEMD), the pioneer in developing targeted therapeutic devices to address infectious disease and cancer has announced  that the Aethlon Hemopurifier® has been named one of the 25 best inventions of 2014 by Time Magazine. The article can be found on-line at the following link: http://time.com/3594971/the-25-best-inventions-of-2014.

Following the news that baby monitors, CCTV cameras and webcams from UK homes and businesses have been hacked and uploaded onto Russian website Mark James, security specialist at ESET explains why international boundaries: