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Identity Theft

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Preventing Data Loss and Theft in 2018

Did you know that 50% of all cyber attacks carried out today target small businesses? In fact, CNBC reported in April 2017 that 14 million businesses had been attacked in

Hardware/Network

Why Small Businesses Need Enterprise-Grade Security Just As Much As Large Corporations

In 2017, Verizon’s Data Breach Investigation Report revealed 61 percent of all cyberattacks target small businesses. And according to the U.S. Cyber Security Alliance, 60 percent of small business that

Industry Insights

Is This The Year of Reckoning for the CISO – Part One

Whichever way you look at it, the role of CISO is becoming an increasingly unattractive prospect. Whether it’s the sheer scale and variety of 24/7 threats facing businesses today, the

Industry Insights

The four myths hampering cybersecurity maturity

We’ve seen tremendous advances in technology over the last 15 years or so, but security continues to struggle as much today as it did a decade ago.A large part of

Identity Theft

What types of hospitals experience data breaches?

An estimated 16 million patient records were stolen in the United States in 2016, and last summer the British health system was crippled by a ransomware attack. While we know

IT Compliance

GDPR quick guide: Why non-compliance could cost you big

If you conduct business in the EU, offer goods or services to, or monitor the online behavior of EU citizens, then the clock is ticking. You only have a few

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

Software

How cybercriminals exploited Telegram flaw to deliver malware

A “vulnerability” in Telegram’s desktop instant messaging client for Windows was exploited for months by Russian cybercriminals to deliver malware to users.Kaspersky Lab researchers discovered in October 2017 that the

Industry Insights

What CISOs prioritize in order to improve cybersecurity practices

In a new study by the The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), CISOs weighed in on the most critical cyber-defense methods, frequency of cyber-preparedness reporting to their

Software

The two most important ways to defend against security threats

Patching and security training programs will thwart attacks more effectively than anything else. You’re already doing them. Here’s how to do them better.An average of 5,000 to 7,000 new computer