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Aug 27, 2014

How Safe is Your "Safe Money?"

With the equity markets setting record highs, security conscious retirees and aspiring retirees are wisely repositioning a portion of their portfolios into "safer" types of investments in order to reinforce the foundation of their financial plan. It'...

Aug 25, 2014

Report: Consumers concerned about online threats but do little to protect themselves

Remember banking before the Internet? You received printed bank statements in the mail and had to manually reconcile the information with the written register in your checkbook. I don’t miss it, but I also recognize the convenience of accessing my fi...

Aug 25, 2014

One of the best password managers for your PC, devices, and the cloud

D. asked me to recommend a good password manager. Everyone who uses the Internet absolutely must have a password manager. Without one, you'll forget some of your passwords. Or you'll use the same password for different sites, which allows a thief who...

Aug 27, 2014

Security vulnerabilities on the decline but risk assessment is often flawed, says IBM

Based on data gathered over the first six months of 2014, security researchers from IBM X-Force predict that the number of publicly reported vulnerabilities will drop to under 8,000 this year, a first since 2011. While the majority of flaws disclosed...

Aug 27, 2014

Hitman for Pablo Escobar paroled from Colombian prison

A man who confessed to hundreds of murders as head of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar’s army of assassins has been freed from a maximum security prison under heavy police guard...

Aug 27, 2014

S.E.C. Adopts New Rules on Asset-Backed Securities and Credit Ratings

Nearly six years after the financial crisis, regulators have voted to require more disclosure and impose new controls for two sectors of Wall Street that were at the heart of the collapse...

Aug 27, 2014

Wall St. Prosecutors Bare Their Teeth, but Still Lack Bite

Securing admissions of wrongdoing is a step in the right direction, but there’s much work to be done to hold giant corporations accountable for their misdeeds, Jesse Eisinger writes in The Trade...

Aug 26, 2014

Will Security Kill The Cloud?

By Sue Poremba What's not to like about the cloud? It fits well into the way businesses operate today -- remotely, collaboratively, and globally. It also helps to get rid of one of computing’s worst security threats: portable storage devices like thu...

Aug 26, 2014

How fracking insulates USA: Our view

It eases security threats emanating from both the Middle East and Vladimir Putin... #Vladimir Putin #Middle East

Aug 27, 2014

Are Social Security checks safe if you cosign a student loan?

James is in a sticky situation. He and his wife cosigned for their daughter's $90,000 private student loan. Now their daughter is having trouble repaying the debt... #Vladimir Putin #Middle East