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Identity Theft

Digital Businesses Thwart a Record 700 Million Attacks on Consumer Transactions in 2017, Reveals New Cybercrime Report from ThreatMetrix

ThreatMetrix, The Digital Identity Company, today revealed that 2017 was a record-setting year in the fight against cybercrime. Based on analysis of real world cybercrime attacks—as seen across its global

Identity Theft

Learning to live left of breach

The cybersecurity industry tends to focus its attention on what to do after a breach or a hack occurs. After all, this is the topic of discussion for the media,

IT Compliance

Getting the GDPR gremlin off your back

With less than nine months to go until Global Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into force across the European Union, businesses should be well underway in their efforts to achieve


The network vulnerabilities hiding in plain sight

Any company wanting to redefine its network security strategies in the wake of substantial IoT growth should start with the following four steps.There is no denying that, for better or

Identity Theft

One in five healthcare pros have experienced patient data breaches

According to a recent University of Phoenix College of Health Professions online survey of 504 registered nurses and administrative staff, only a quarter of registered nurses have seen changes in


Past and Present Tactics of Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware has been getting a lot of press lately, and understandably so. In recent months, there has been a tidal wave of ransomware attacks targeting numerous well-known organizations, and the

IT Compliance

More than half of US-based employees have never heard of GDPR

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) deadline approaching, new research from MediaPro shows more than half of US-based employees have never heard of the forthcoming regulation.With 54 percent of

Industry Insights

What the rise of cyber indictments means for 2018

The growing implementation of indictments throughout 2017 was arguably the most impactful government action to counter cyber attacks, and yet received little attention. In November, federal prosecutors indicted an Iranian


Seven Ransomware Predictions for 2018

It might surprise you to know that most ransomware victims choose to pay a ransom to have their data restored. As long as victims continue to pay up, ransomware will

Identity Theft

Businesses lost an estimated £20BN from data breaches last year

Hackers stole or compromised an estimated $27BN (£20.2BN) worth of records from businesses in 2017, new research has revealed.After news that Uber failed to disclose a massive hack in 2016,