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Industry Insights

Cyber Attacks History In Higher Education

The Higher Education sector increasingly attracts hackers due to huge amounts of critical information its systems store. This data refers to personal information of employees and students along with top

IT Compliance

What You Need to Know About PCI DSS Compliance this Holiday Season

In addition to facing a sophisticated and rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape, enterprises must also adhere to legal regulations around data storage and security. Failure to comply with measures like the

Software

AI Set to Supercharge Phishing in 2019

The coming year will see a mix of old and new as phishing is supercharged with AI but reported vulnerabilities continue to cause organizations problems, according to Trend Micro. The security

Cloud

Cloud security: The latest thinking, a guide to implementing cloud securely

Cloud offers multiple benefits, including the ability to scale up and down quickly to meet demand. But some firms – especially in highly-regulated industries such as financial services – have

Software

The Only Counter Strategy Against Data Loss: Reliable Backup Methodology

By Julia Sowells Senior Information Security Specialist at Hacker Combat, In the turn of the century 18 years ago, people have embraced Web 2.0, a new dynamic web replacing the static

Industry Insights

Online Shopping Safety Tips For The Holidays

The holidays are just around the corner and the rush to purchase gifts online is well under way. While retailers scramble to create eye-catching promotions, deep in the underground, the

Software

Phishers Up Their Game to Combat User Awareness

In an attempt to undermine the security industry’s effort to educate end users about phishing campaigns, malicious actors are evolving in their tactics, according to Zscaler.In a recent blog published by Zscaler

Industry Insights

Attackers Exploit Recently Patched Popular WordPress Plugin

Recently patched vulnerabilities in the popular AMP for WP plugin are being targeted in an active Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) campaign, Wordfence reports. With over 100,000 installs, the plugin adds Accelerated

Identity Theft

Third Parties: Fast-Growing Risk To An Organization’s Sensitive Data

The Ponemon Institute surveyed more than 1,000 CISOs and other security and risk professionals across the US and UK to understand the challenges companies face in protecting sensitive and confidential

Identity Theft

Black Friday Security Alert As Hackers Spoof Popular Brands

Shoppers need to be extra careful during the holiday season, report warns. Hackers are taking full advantage of the upcoming holiday season to prey on people looking to buy gifts