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Why The Cybersecurity Talent Shortage Is The Greatest Threat Businesses Face Today

With the tech sector booming and unemployment rates low, cybersecurity talent can be hard to recruit and retain. Every company faces an ever-evolving onslaught from hackers in one form or

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Using Offender Profiling Techniques in Security Operations

Let’s start this article off with a question. What does Agent Smith from the Matrix, the Joker from Batman and Darth Vader from Star Wars all have in common? It’s

BYOD/Big Data Hardware/Network

Security in an IoT World: Your Big Data Problem is Getting Bigger

It’s that time of year for prediction articles and the number has become almost overwhelming. This year, one of the trending topics I’ve noticed is the growth in Internet of

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Three-Quarters of Firms Hit by Container Security Incidents

Three-fifths (60%) of US organizations have experienced security incidents related to their use of containers over the past year, according to new research from Tripwire. The vendor polled over 300 IT

Identity Theft

ADHA reports ‘My Health Record’ hit by 42 data breaches in 2017-2018

My Health Record recorded 42 data breaches between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018. ADHA reported that most of the data breaches were due to attempted Medicare fraud. The

Identity Theft

The Dark Overlord group threatens to leak documents related to the September 11 attacks

The Dark Overlord hacker group has breached several insurance firms and legal firms and threatened to expose documents related to the September 11 attacks. The firms hacked by the Dark

Identity Theft

Breaking Down Five 2018 Breaches — And What They Mean For Security In 2019

Big hacks and data leaks are nothing new, but this year has seen a surge in reported breaches. The reason for this might be simple: After the EU general update

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High profile incidents and new technologies drive cybersecurity M&A to record highs

The Cybersecurity M&A Market Report from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisors, Hampleton Partners, outlines how high profile hacks, the global digitisation of business and new regulations are driving record

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Is security the real stuff of nightmares?

The Chief Information Security Officer role (CISO), is the most senior cyber security role in any organisation, and the role has developed rapidly in recent years under the wave of

Identity Theft

2018 On Track to Be One of the Worst Ever for Data Breaches

A total of 3,676 breaches involving over 3.6 billion records were reported in the first nine months of this year alone. It has been another brutal year for organizations, according