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Galveston Capital Tourism and Marketing Spring Break - A Hotspot for Family Activities

If you’re looking for some fun things during Galveston Spring Break 2017, there’s no need to look any further. We’ve put together this list of must-do activities for families and children of all ages to plunge into.

 

With spring break fast approaching – it kicks off March 13 in Galveston schools – the island is about to show the world why Galveston has become a national destination for folks in search of some excitement in the sun and moonlight.

 

To be sure, there’ll be plenty of bikinis on the beach, and the clubs will be hopping to the beat of hip-hop and rock. But that’s not all. Galveston has lots to offer for families and children of all ages.

 

So without further ado, here are some cool, fun-filled spots to take the family during your Spring Break stay in Galveston:

 

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier

 

This colorful, neon lighted pier that extends over the Gulf of Mexico at 25th Street is the place to be for thrill-seekers young and old.

 

The Galveston Isl

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Cyber security: Cyber crime: an unprecedented threat to society?

In the last year cyber crime has been firmly established as one of the biggest threats to democracy, privacy, and health and safety. Here, Simon Townsend chief technologist EMEA at Ivanti Software discusses this threat and the possible ways to circumnavigate it

 

What cyber security trends from 2016 did you see?

 

Ransomware, ransomware, ransomware! Not only this, but 2016 was also year of insider threats. Email continued to be the main route of entry, with phishing scams running rife in organisations.

 

 

Ransomware got its own stage in 2016: in 2015 many people were mixing the attack up with other methods of entry or it wasn’t on the agenda for many decision makers. However, now it’s not something just for certain high-profile organisations, it’s a problem for everybody.

 

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Online Security: Defend Yourself against Credit Card Fraud

Sophisticated scams in today’s era are increasingly emerging and evolving. Many online users already became a victim of fraud and it is something that you can avoid by following these simple ways we prepared for you.

                  

1. Use a paper shredder to shred files and receipts which contain personal and financial information if you no longer need the documents.

 

2. It is common for many to use the same pin code to all their debit and credit cards, however, tolerating this kind of habit may lead to your loss. Use different pin codes for different cards.

 

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Cyber Security: Extending cybersecurity to fraud analytics

Information security leaders often defend against cyber threats by focusing on traditional IT tools and techniques -- firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, malware detection and analysis and the like. As organizations have locked down systems with more sophisticated defense-in-depth technical controls, adversaries have evolved to take advantage of information systems by impersonating regular users. While there are some similarities between cybersecurity and fraud, traditional cybersecurity monitoring and analytics must evolve in order to identify the fraudulent use of IT systems that may otherwise go unnoticed.

 

 

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Online fraud detection: How secure is WhatsApp? We explain WhatsApp security

WhatsApp is an extremely popular mobile messaging service with over 1 billion daily users. That's an amazing figure, and the company prides itself in the apparent security it affords all of those users (provided they are running the latest version of the app). Below is our guide on how to ensure your WhatsApp messages are fully end-to-end encrypted.

 

 

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Tyre&Auto Southbourne Group Review: Find a good car servicing company

Getting the honest service of a good car servicing company could bring many advantages to a car owner. There's also a guarantee that all your car maintenance and repair needs will be fulfilled by them. Finding a good car servicing company can provide worthwhile benefits such as the following:

 

 

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Tokyo online fraud detection: Privacy fears as banks track mobile phones

Banks will track customers' movements via their mobile phones in a bid to tackle fraud. Barclays is introducing a system which allows it to check whether someone is in the same country as their debit or credit card so they know whether the payment is fraudulent or not. For example, if a suspicious transaction was made in the America, but data showed the customer's phone it was in the UK, the bank would realise something was amiss.

 

 

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Security and risk online: Russian Hackers Stole Millions

An ad-fraud-detection firm claims that a Russian hacking operation has been defrauding online advertisers in the U.S. of more than $3 million a day. In a research report published Tuesday, White Ops said it had discovered a sophisticated online ad-fraud operation it calls “Methbot.”

 

 

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Cyber security: NEC Provides Cyber Defense Training for Government Agencies in Thailand

TOKYO, Dec 14, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that its subsidiary NEC Corporation (Thailand) provided the Thailand Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) with hands-on cyber defense training for government agencies in the country. The training was held in Bangkok, Thailand from 6 to 9 December, for more than 50 government officials from the ETDA and other government agencies.

The ETDA, which is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, is one of the agencies responsible for cyber security in Thailand. As part of this, the ETDA operates ThaiCERT, the Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) responsible for handling computer security incidents in the country.  NEC's hands-on cyber defense training aims to enhance the abilities of system administrators in government agencies to effectively handle the increasing threat of cyber-attacks. By providing simulations of a customer's ICT infrastructure, the prac

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