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EVENTS

RVAsec
RVASEC
May 22-23, 2019
RVAsec is the first Richmond, Virginia, security convention to bring top speakers to the mid-atlantic region.  The conference will be held on Thursday, May 22 and 23 at the Commonwealth Ballroom at VCU’s University Commons. There will be no training classes this year.

ITWeb Security Summit 2019
ITWEB SECURITY SUMMIT 2019
May 23-24, 2019
In an increasingly connected, digital world, cyber security threats are constantly evolving and increasing in number and sophistication. Security professionals need to be up to speed with the latest technologies, techniques and skills for predicting and mitigating potentially crippling cyber attacks...

Alpha 2 Omega


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IoT-connected devices will need to ensure they measure up to basic security standards under new rules being proposed by the UK government. Guidelines revealed today will mean that manufacturers will need to make smart devices such as TVs, routers and even children's toys conform to a new 'Secure By Design' protocol. Products will soon need to carry a security label informing users how secure their IoT devices are, and warn about possible hacking risks. The scheme will be voluntary to...
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Even though it's been more than two months and $2.7 million since a major ransomware attack nearly crippled the city of Atlanta, the aftershock continues to impact municipal employees across several departments. At a 6 June Department of Atlanta Information Management (AIM) meeting, a city official requested an additional $9.5 million to try and correct the affected systems. Infosecurity Magazine attempted to contact AIM but has not received a response. The city continues to work with privat...
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The SANS Institute has launched what it claims to be the world’s first intensive ‘cyber boot camp,’ designed to rapidly fill skills gaps in the industry by compressing two years’ worth of courses into just eight weeks....
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EVENTS

RVAsec
RVASEC
May 22-23, 2019
RVAsec is the first Richmond, Virginia, security convention to bring top speakers to the mid-atlantic region.  The conference will be held on Thursday, May 22 and 23 at the Commonwealth Ballroom at VCU’s University Commons. There will be no training classes this year.

ITWeb Security Summit 2019
ITWEB SECURITY SUMMIT 2019
May 23-24, 2019
In an increasingly connected, digital world, cyber security threats are constantly evolving and increasing in number and sophistication. Security professionals need to be up to speed with the latest technologies, techniques and skills for predicting and mitigating potentially crippling cyber attacks...