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The need for larger international cooperation to combat security problems in the mining industry was a theme that emerged frequently during the recently held Mining Security & Crisis Management Forum. Security experts highlighted some crucial factors to halt the widespread and endemic illicit mining industry. These included effective corporate social responsibility (CSR) planning; focus on the future nature of the mine Security Managers role, including the growing demand for Security Managers with a strong sense of both physical and IT security; closer monitoring, along with the mines implementing effecting surveillance systems, which can significantly decrease the level of illegal mining, and in turn allow the economies of mineral rich African countries to reach their full potential.

LONDON (UK): Lancope, Inc. has announced that it has been selected as a Red Herring Top 100 Global company. The Red Herring Top 100 Global award recognises the leading private companies from North America, Europe, and Asia, celebrating their innovations and technologies across their respective industries.

London UK: Tenable Network Security, Inc. has announced the integration of the Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) with Nessus® v6, the global standard in detecting and assessing network data. The integration of Cisco ISE enables Nessus customers to leverage user identity and device information, enhancing their ability to identify, assess, report, and respond to business critical vulnerabilities.

SAN DIEGO, Calif.: Cubic Corporation has announced that Chris Bellios has been appointed senior vice president of National Intelligence, Mission Support Services. He will report to Bill Toti, president and general manager of Cubic Mission Support Services.

However, over three quarters of businesses in the UK, France and Germany admit they have no policy for managing the impact of wearables joining the network.

LONDON, UK: Ipswitch has announced the results of a European online survey of IT professionals* to determine the readiness of businesses for wearable technology in 2015. The results demonstrate that a large number of wearable devices will be introduced to workplaces over the next 12 months and connect to the corporate IT infrastructure. However, very little thought has been given to the impact this will have on network performance and security, with only 13 percent of organisations saying that they have a policy in place to cover managing the impact of wearable technology.

BSI, the business standards company has revised PAS 5748, Specification for the planning, application and measurement of cleanliness services in hospitals. Sponsored by the Department of Health, the specification was first published in 2011 as a means of helping acute, community and mental health hospitals in England demonstrate that plans were in place to keep their premises clean and safe for patients.

"The aim of phishing is normally to get full access to the machines and this attack is no different. However, because FIN4 doesn't actually drop malware onto victims machines, instead mimics normal user behaviours, it will make this type of activity incredibly hard to detect.