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The Top Security Breaches in History

By Telemessage, Technology has indeed enabled companies of all sizes and nature to rethink and innovate the way they do business. Through the power of the internet, digital platforms, and

Software

Vaporworms: New breed of self-propagating fileless malware to emerge in 2019

WatchGuard Technologies’ information security predictions for 2019 include the emergence of vaporworms, a new breed of fileless malware with wormlike properties to self-propagate through vulnerable systems, along with a takedown

Industry Insights

Protect your data… or face the chopping board

Poor security controls that contribute to a security failing and resulting data breach will lead to people losing their jobs. ‘By analysing people’s email behaviour, smart technology can now recognise

Identity Theft

OPM Still Failing on Security After 2015 Breach

The US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has still not implemented over a third of the recommendations made by government auditors after a devastating 2015 breach. Some 29 recommendations remain “open” out

IT Compliance

#InfosecNA18: Where Are We with GDPR?

It’s months past when the EU’s General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR) went into effect, and many are wondering, “Where are we now?” Among the many aspects of the GDPR talked about

Industry Insights IT Compliance

HITRUST Common Security Framework – Improving Cyber Resilience?

A few weeks ago, Anthem agreed to a record $16 million HIPPA settlement with federal regulators to close the chapter on a data breach that exposed data on nearly 79 million individuals

Industry Insights

60% of firms believe a major security event will hit in the next few years

Only 30 percent of 1,250 senior executives, management and security practitioners in the U.S., U.K. and Canada are confident their business will avoid a major security event in the coming

Software

Container strategies don’t take security seriously enough

Most organizations do not feel prepared to adequately secure cloud-native applications, despite the surging adoption of containers and Kubernetes, according to StackRox. Digging into the sources of concern over container

Industry Insights

Employees aren’t taking the proper steps to keep information safe while traveling

Employees aren’t taking the proper steps to keep their organizations’ information safe while traveling. ObserveIT surveyed more than 1,000 U.S. employees ages 18 – 65+ who have traveled with corporate

Industry Insights

Building a Security Awareness Program

At the second annual Infosecurity North America conference at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York, Tom Brennan, US chairman, CREST International, moderated a panel called Securing the Workforce: Building, Maintaining and Measuring