DerbyCon – “The Reunion” September 27th to September 30, 2012

May 10, 2012 SecurityOrb_Staff 1

Welcome to DerbyCon 2.0 – “The Reunion”. This is the place where security professionals from all over the world come to hang out. DerbyCon 2.0 will be held September 27-30th, 2012. DerbyCon 2011 pulled in over 1,100 people with an amazing speaker lineup and a family-like feel. We’ve listened to your feedback and plan on making this conference even better. Our goal is to keep it around the same size and maintain a close-knit conference where we all come together to learn and share ideas. […]

SC eSymposium: Privacy & security

May 8, 2012 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Those engaging in cyberespionage to steal various classified and/or proprietary documents from U.S. agencies and other organizations are riding high. Foreign spies, including U.S. allies, are increasingly launching digital assaults against the nation to steal sensitive economic secrets, according to a recent report by the U.S. Office of National Counterintelligence Executive (UNSEX). The theft of this critical information shows that attackers – state-sponsored or not – are enlisting whatever weaknesses in systems they can to thieve corporate and government data, often going unnoticed for months. Experts share background on the types of attacks to watch out for and what to do to thwart them. […]

SecurityOrb.com Interviews Counter Terror Expo US Representives

May 2, 2012 admin 0

The Counter Terror Expo US is coming to Washington, DC on May 16 and 17 to the Washington Convention Center. I had the esteemed opportunity to interview Wayne Crawford, Vice President of North America, Clarion Events for Counter Terror Expo US and Amb. David J. Smith, Senior Fellow & Cyber Center Director at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies during my weekly BlogTalkRadio show. Mr. Crawford provided a wealth of information about the upcoming event while Amb. Smith gave some insight about the topic he will be discussing at the Expo. […]

Welcome to Choose Privacy Week!

May 1, 2012 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Choose Privacy Week is an initiative that invites library users into a national conversation about privacy rights in a digital age. The campaign gives libraries the tools they need to educate and engage users, and gives citizens the resources to think critically and make more informed choices about their privacy.

The American Library Association (ALA) has developed a variety of resources to help libraries reach out to their communities. We hope you will explore this site to learn more about what your community can do to spark thought and discussion around privacy issues today. Whether you are considering creating a display, sponsoring a contest, hosting a program or workshop, or moderating a community dialogue about privacy, we have tools that can help! […]