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Industry Insights

2017 breaks record for new vulnerabilities

More than 20,000 new vulnerabilities were cataloged in 2017 according to breach analysis specialist Risk Based Security.The figures from the company’s own VulnDB eclipsed the total covered by MITRE’s Common

Identity Theft

2 Billion Files Leaked in US Data Breaches in 2017

Nearly 2 billion files containing the personal data of US citizens were leaked last year—and that number could be significantly underreported.In 2017, a total of 551 breaches affected organizations, with

Identity Theft

Financial Services Sector Breaches Triple in Five Years

Financial services firms are targeted more than any other sector, with breaches tripling over the past five years, according to the latest report from Accenture.The consultancy conducted over 2100 interviews

Software

If You Care About Data Security, Don’t Leave It in Your Employees’ Hands

By Geraldine Osman, Vice President of  Marketing at StaffConnect, Employees are only human. They like to communicate with each other in convenient ways that fulfill their needs for connection and information—not

IT Compliance

Data Governance: How prepared are enterprises for the impending GDPR?

Report reveals only 6% of enterprises are prepared for GDPR, with less than four months until the data privacy and security regulation goes into effect With less than four months

Industry Insights

What CISOs prioritize in order to improve cybersecurity practices

In a new study by the The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), CISOs weighed in on the most critical cyber-defense methods, frequency of cyber-preparedness reporting to their

Software

Ransomware costs European SMBs £71 million in downtime

Some businesses still decide to pay the ransom as they see it as a cheap way out.Ransomware costs European businesses £71 million in downtime, a new report by Datto argues.

Software

Cybercrime shifts: Rise of Russian cybercrime, attacks on cryptocurrency marketplaces

Cryptocurrency marketplaces, designed to facilitate trading on the full range of digital currencies, are experiencing a range of fraudulent activity.The world of cryptocurrency has moved from being the playground of

Software

Poor data practices can ruin a company, research claims

People will not do business with companies known for misuse of personal data.A lot of consumers (41 per cent) submit false data when signing up for products and services online,

Hardware/Network

Most remain dissatisfied with threat intelligence quality and accuracy

While security professionals are increasingly recognizing the importance of threat intelligence, the majority remain dissatisfied with its accuracy and quality, according to a study conducted by the Ponemon Institute Meanwhile,