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Don’t Fear the Breach; Do Fear the Misinformation

May 30, 2017
Security isn’t just about endpoint protection and data breaches. We are working and living in a world without true boundaries and where misinformation meant to cause damage is spreading as quickly as real information.
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New Studies Renew Concerns of Insider Risks

May 25, 2017
It’s easy to get caught up with all of the other types of threats, but cybersecurity has to start at home, and that begins with better monitoring of the folks who have direct access to your network and data.
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Security Professionals React to Cybersecurity Executive Order

May 22, 2017
Our cybersecurity problems didn’t evolve overnight, nor will they be fixed with one EO. Time will tell how effective this is and how the administration builds on what it has begun.
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Lessons of WannaCry: Back Up Your Data and Update Your Software

May 18, 2017
Now that the initial shock and awe reaction to WannaCry has subsided a bit, we can look at the ransomware a little more rationally and see what we can learn from it.
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Thanks to WannaCry Ransomware, A Dark Day for Cybersecurity

May 15, 2017
WannaCry used an exploit named EternalBlue, which Microsoft patched back in March. Many organizations had not bothered to install the patch.
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Study Finds Serious Security Concerns with Robots

May 12, 2017
Human behavior has a role to play in robot security. But robotic security is a very complicated issue.
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Google Docs Phishing Scam Takes Advantage of Human Behavior

May 8, 2017
In the Google Docs phish, the hackers not only turned to behavior to gain an edge, they also used the legitimate functionality within Google's infrastructure to provide a proper user login.
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World Password Day Reminds Us to Examine Our Weakest Security Link

May 4, 2017
Good password management isn’t rocket science, but the truth is, we all get lazy about them. Sometimes we need a reminder.
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Phishing Continues to Stand Out as a Primary Attack Vector in Verizon 2017 DBIR

May 1, 2017
Doesn’t it so often seem that cyberattacks come back to phishing and social engineering?
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Chipotle PoS Part of Rising Data Breach Problem for Retail Industry

April 27, 2017
Even with credit card payments being all but mandatory in retail, PCI compliances, and the focus on EMV chip adoption, companies are still failing to keep credit card data secure.
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10 Steps Your Organization Should Take to Keep Mobile Device Data Secure

April 26, 2017
In the wake of new reports of serious breaches of mobile devices and data, security professionals share their tips for securing mobile devices and their favorite security solutions.
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Organizations Aren’t Limiting Access to Sensitive Data

April 26, 2017
If you want to keep your data from being compromised, you have to protect your data. That includes knowing where sensitive data is stored and knowing who has access to it.
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Security Pros Give Their Opinions on ISP Data Privacy Rollback

April 26, 2017
IT staff, organization leaders, and the average citizen have all expressed levels of concern over the FCC about-face in regard to ISP privacy. Here’s what the security experts say.
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Three Options to Protect Online Privacy

April 24, 2017
People are thinking about their privacy in ways they hadn’t before and are worried about what will happen to information culled by internet providers. Here are changes that will increase privacy protection.
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CISOs Admit They Are Unable to Keep Pace with Data Breaches

April 20, 2017
If security direction is lacking at the top, it will trickle down through the company and the results could be devastating to the organization.
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Despite Cyber Skills Gap, Security Graduates Struggle to Get Hired

April 19, 2017
There is a reluctance to hire recent graduates or bring in interns in cybersecurity positions. However, there is no good explanation for why this reluctance continues to linger.
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Business Leaders See Encryption as Security Layer for Data in the Cloud

April 17, 2017
Organizations are slowly making strides when it comes to encryption, but as a cybersecurity tool, it is lagging in its adoption.
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Security Professionals Feel More Pressure to Deliver Cybersecurity

April 13, 2017
Within an organization, security has to be a shared effort. Everyone needs to step up and stop expecting someone else to take the responsibility. That doesn't always happen.
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Does Education and Tech Savviness Put You at Greater Risk for Identity Theft?

April 10, 2017
According to a survey of more than 2,000 respondents, 18 percent of those who admit to being tech savvy are more likely to become victims of identity theft.
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