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The Starbucks Effect on IT Security

“I’d like a half caff, tall, soy, vanilla cappuccino, extra hot.” We’ve all heard orders like these at Starbucks. We may even be the person placing them! But the fact

Software

Cryptomining malware continues to drain enterprise CPU power

Cryptomining malware continues to impact organizations globally as 23% were affected by the Coinhive variant during January 2018, according to Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index.Researchers discovered three different

Industry Insights

2017 breaks record for new vulnerabilities

More than 20,000 new vulnerabilities were cataloged in 2017 according to breach analysis specialist Risk Based Security.The figures from the company’s own VulnDB eclipsed the total covered by MITRE’s Common

Software

The importance of an integrated security strategy

Integrated security strategies with complementary solutions are more effective than multiple layers of complex protection software One of the biggest challenges facing the security industry is joined-up thinking. With so

IT Compliance

Why the cyber threat landscape could grow under GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is only 3 short months away, with the incoming regulation seeing businesses across Europe and beyond bolster their cyber security in an effort to

Hardware/Network

Why do we need a risk-based approach to authentication?

20 years ago, everyone worked at a desktop workstation hardwired into an office building. This made network security simple and organizations felt they could depend on the time-tested method of

Identity Theft

2 Billion Files Leaked in US Data Breaches in 2017

Nearly 2 billion files containing the personal data of US citizens were leaked last year—and that number could be significantly underreported.In 2017, a total of 551 breaches affected organizations, with

Industry Insights

Businesses need to think differently data management in the digital age?

Increased use of digital technology is creating massive amounts of data from cloud, mobile, IoT and more, resulting in data deluge Companies across industries are racing to embrace digital transformation

Software

7 steps security leaders can take to deal with Spectre and Meltdown

Security and risk management leaders must take a pragmatic and risk-based approach to the ongoing threats posed by an entirely new class of vulnerabilities, according to Gartner.Spectre and Meltdown are

Software

Poor patching, user education leave healthcare providers sitting ducks for cyber attacks

Despite the masses of highly sensitive data that healthcare companies manage, new analysis has warned that chronically poor endpoint security, weak patching practices and high exposure to social engineering make