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The Need for Effective Third-Party Risk Management in Financial Services

In the last few years we have seen the frequency and severity of third-party cyberattacks against global financial institutions continue to increase. One of the biggest reported attacks against financial

Software

White Hat to Black Hat: What Motivates the Switch to Cybercrime

Almost one in ten security pros in the US have considered black hat work, and experts believe many dabble in criminal activity for financial gain or employer retaliation. A new

Software

Three security trends to watch for at Black Hat USA 2018

Thus far in 2018, organizations and individuals worldwide have experienced a large number of high profile cyber attacks, with criminals stealing billions of dollars as well as personal information from

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Phishing Attack Strikes UnityPoint Health

Iowa’s UnityPoint Health reported that it was the victim of a phishing attack, saying the attack put the sensitive information of 1.4 million patients at risk, according to local news media KCCI. The public

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Spam still the most common cyber crime technique, according to recent research

According to a recent study by cyber security firms F-Secure and MWR InfoSecurity, spam remains the first choice for malware implementation. Spam remains popular among cyber criminals 40 years after

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How to Balance Security with Digital Transformation

As the cybersecurity industry expands, the number of security solutions available has exploded so that a recent study revealed that IT security professionals are struggling to keep up with the technologies that

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Why trust is the biggest selling point for cybersecurity companies

Companies that lose the trust of their customers will have a hard time finding new clients.The European Union’s recent resolution to help strengthen member states’ cybersecurity measures was a clear

Hardware/Network

Overcoming the Siloed Network Security Challenge

Today’s threats are designed to target multiple attack vectors, expose vulnerabilities, select a compromise from an updatable toolkit of exploits, burrow deep into the network, and then hide their tracks.

Hardware/Network

WatchGuard Launches AuthPoint Multi-Factor Authentication for SMBs

WatchGuard® Technologies  today unveiled AuthPoint – a cloud-based multi-factor authentication (MFA) solution designed for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). The view that MFA has always been out of reach for SMBs due to

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The Foundation of Cyber-Attacks: Credential Harvesting

Recent reports of a newly detected Smoke Loader infection campaign and the re-emergence of Magecart-based cyber-attacks illustrate a common tactic used by cyber criminals and state-sponsored attackers alike ― credential harvesting. According