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Study Shows the Complexity of Malware Attacks

July 26, 2017
The U.S. had the most dramatic swings in malware attacks, with the worst week coming during the week of May 8. Most of the attacks were trojans.
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Surprising Moves in Cybersecurity 500 List for Q2

July 25, 2017
Cybersecurity Ventures continuously looks at new companies for inclusion in the Cybersecurity 500, by soliciting feedback from CISOs, IT security practitioners and service providers, and researching hundreds of cybersecurity events and news sources.
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Retailers Continue to Struggle with Cybersecurity

July 24, 2017
While the vast majority of retailers are increasing their security budgets and efforts, the money isn’t being spent wisely.
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Mistakes Lead to Exposed Data

July 20, 2017
What are some of the little things you are doing that might be putting you at risk, the things that you never would have thought twice about before? You might be surprised at the ways we make our networks and data vulnerable.
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One in Four Employees Hide Security Incidents

July 17, 2017
IT departments and upper management need to create an environment where employees feel comfortable about admitting they made an error that creates a potential security incident.
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Difference Between SMB and Enterprise Security Goes Beyond Budgets

July 13, 2017
SMBs tend to focus more on protecting endpoints, while the enterprise puts an emphasis on protecting data.
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Nuclear Plants the Latest Security Target

July 11, 2017
Nuclear plants are in the news right now, but expect this type of news to spread through to other areas of the critical infrastructure.
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Threat Intelligence Too Often Fails to Deliver

July 6, 2017
Managing threat intelligence capabilities requires three important elements: the production, content and use of threat intelligence.
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Companies Do More to Prepare for Data Breaches, Employees Still Engage in Risky Behavior

July 5, 2017
One study showed that organizations recognize the cybersecurity problem and are taking action. Unfortunately, organizations overestimate how security-savvy their employees are.
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The Looming Crisis of Global Cyberattacks

June 29, 2017
Cyberattacks are often global events and it doesn’t matter where you are from, we all tend to have poor cybersecurity practices.
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Industrial Control Systems at Risk for Cyberattacks

June 26, 2017
So much focus is put on industries like health care and financial, for good reason. But it is clear that industrial control systems need more attention.
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Basic Security Practice Failure Leads to Massive RNC Data Leak

June 23, 2017
You’d think that after all the news about the DNC’s hacked and released emails and Russia infiltrating voter software and manipulating elections, the RNC would have made sure it stepped up its own security.
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IT Departments Struggle to Secure All Endpoints

June 21, 2017
How many endpoints are connected to your network? Can you answer that question confidently?
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New Malware Could Threaten Critical Infrastructure

June 19, 2017
A recently discovered malware threat could crash critical infrastructure, and it is believed this malware is what took down Ukraine’s power grid late last year.
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IT Departments Aren’t Prepared for Security Risks

June 16, 2017
Although they seem like a logical fit, IT and security don’t necessarily go hand-in-hand. They are different skill sets, and when we ask IT to perform security jobs without having the right skills, we are going to have an organization that falls into that 74 percent unprepared for security threats.
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Not Ready for GDPR? You Aren’t Alone

June 12, 2017
A few security experts expressed hope that needing to be compliant for the EU with GDPR will kick-start similar compliances for the U.S.
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Out of Date Operating Systems Increase Breach Risks

June 9, 2017
Recent ransomware activity highlighted a very serious security problem, one that we just don’t talk about enough. That’s the use of outdated and unsupported operating systems and software.
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Financial Industry Struggles to Keep Mobile Devices Compliant

June 5, 2017
Organizations continue to struggle to keep up with how to keep mobile devices secure and in compliance with industry regulations. This is especially true for the financial sector.
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Make Your Employees Part of the Security Solution

June 2, 2017
Regular conversations with employees, asking them about their routines, and understanding how exactly they access and use information can go a long way in creating a security system to fix problems.
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