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Neubecker Attends High Tech Crime Conference

Forensicon’s Lee Neubecker  is attending  the High Tech Crime Investigation Association Conference and Training Expo this week.   The HTCIA  has been at the cutting edge of cyber security issues for 30 years.  The 4 day conference includes classes and labs on emerging cyber security challenges.  It features keynote addresses by law enforcement officials and pioneers in high tech[…Read More]

US Government Hacked – 4 Million Federal Employees PII at Risk

Recent news reports indicated that the U.S. Government suffered a major data breach that potentially impacted the employees of every federal agency.  The Office of Personnel Management (OPM), which handles security clearances and employee background checks, suffered a data breach potentially affecting more than 4 million individuals. The cyber footprints of the attack resemble that of[…Read More]

Brazil Revamps Data Security Ahead of 2014 World Cup

When the United States qualified for the 2014 World Cup on September 10th, the eyes of eager American soccer fans immediately turned to Brazil. Infrastructure issues and worries that stadiums and transport links will not be safe or ready by next summer have plagued the country’s preparations. With an estimated 3 million foreign tourists preparing[…Read More]

Data for Millions Stolen after Adobe is Hacked

Last October, the software giant Adobe suffered a massive security breach which compromised the sensitive data of nearly three million customers. Later in October, further compromise of Adobe’s databases resulted in this number growing to more than 150 Millions names and encrypted passwords. Some of the compromised accounts included more than a quarter million governmental[…Read More]

Over 40 Million Cards Stolen in Target Breach

On December 19th, Target Corporation announced that over 40 million customer debt and credit card accounts were stolen as a result of a massive data breach. Now, it seems that those stolen credit card accounts have already begun to flood underground markets around the world. The stolen credit card information is going from $20 to[…Read More]

ForenSecure’13: IT Forensics and Security Conference

ForenSecure’13: IT Forensics and Security Conference and Expo will be held on April 18th & 19th, 2013 at Illinois Institute of Technology.  This is an industry-focused technical conference (not an academic conference) with multiple tracks. 200+ professionals will discuss and debate forensics, security, cyber-crime and security, cyber security legislation and legal issues, ethical hacking, eDiscovery,[…Read More]