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2019 in review: data breaches, GDPR’s teeth, malicious apps, malvertising and more

Midyear reports showed a 54 percent increase in breaches over last year with more than 4 billion records compromised. The year is ending with news about breaches impacting customers of Macy’s and T-Mobile.

Industry Insights

New Apple Security Update Could Scrap Your Old MacBook: Here’s What You Do

When it comes to computers, phones and tablets, Apple has always tried to take a security lead, ensuring that your expensive hardware and precious data remains safe. It’s a lockdown


In A BYOD World, Everybody Needs Cybersecurity Chops

Technology alone won’t fix the security woes that have been rampaging through the connected business world. What is needed is the full engagement of the workforce. Carl Cadregari, executive vice


ThreatList: A Third of Biometric Systems Targeted by Malware in Q3

A successful attack could wreak havoc, given the potential for biometric forgery, and a lack of options in the event one’s biometric profile is stolen. Biometric security – which uses


When Dealing With The Phishing Threat, User Education Is Key

Email has become a crucial part of how organizations perform their day to day business. The average employee receives dozens of emails every day, and efficiently performing their job duties


How can financial institutions prevent shopping season fraud?

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of the years’ busiest shopping days. For consumers and retailers alike, it marks the beginning of the winter holiday shopping season, as well

Vendor News

Google’s Threat Analysis Group sent 12,000 warnings about state-backed attacks in just three months

More than 12,000 warnings were sent by Google‘s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) in just three months to alert users about email attacks traced to state-backed attackers. These warnings were sent from


Finns Label Cyber-Secure IoT Devices

Finland has become the first European country to issue cybersecurity labels to networking smart devices.The new labeling system was announced yesterday by Traficom, the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency. IoT devices


Managing the Human Security Factor in the Age of Ransomware

Security analysts have determined that cybercrime cost the global economy $1.5 trillion in 2018. Ransomware, in particular, is estimated to grow by as much as 350 percent over the next year. And while the

Industry Insights

With modern email phishing attacks, you can’t stop what you can’t…fingerprint?

Organisations must supplement traditional tools to protect against spoofing attacks.The FBI recently reported that the rising problem of business email compromise (BEC) has cost businesses nearly $26 billion globally since