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IT Compliance

Time Is Up: Five Ways To Mitigate Risk From GDPR

In May 2018, the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) went into effect. With the deadline now behind us, there is confusion and ambiguity with respect to definitions,


How to master your passwords on all your devices

Although tech companies have long been predicting the death of the password, it seems as if we’re stuck with that as our main way of securing sites and software for


Five key security tips to avoid an IoT hack

Recently, Russian PIR Bank lost $1,000,000 because of a compromised router that allowed hackers to gain entry into their local network. Why did it happen and how companies can protect themselves?  Malicious

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Back to Basics: Retro Cybersecurity Lessons Still Matter

We are all too familiar with the game of leapfrog being played between cybersecurity personnel and hackers as stories of data theft, identity theft and malware are reported daily. Luckily,

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Over 60 percent of organisations fail to follow basic security benchmarks

Businesses are falling behind on their cyber hygiene. Security firm Tripwire has released its State of Cyber Hygiene Report detailing how organisations fall behind on basic cybersecurity practices. In its report, Tripwire

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Is Digital Risk Management A Business Performance Issue?

Digital risk is a reality, and it has a long-term effect on an organization’s initiatives, actions, and decisions. Businesses that progressively rely on digital processes to run their business should

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Cyber hygiene: Where do organizations fall behind on basics?

Tripwire released its State of Cyber Hygiene report, which examined how organisations are implementing security controls that the Center for Internet Security (CIS) refers to as cyber hygiene. The survey found


IoT security: Lessons we can learn from the evolution of road safety

I was recently chatting with my father about his life as a young boy growing up in rural Ireland in the middle of the last century, and the conversation moved

IT Compliance

You Should Still Care About GDPR

In the days leading up to May 25, email inboxes were filled with updated privacy notices and requests for marketing consent. Web browsers saw more banners about “cookies” than they


Keep Your Website Secure In 8-Simple Steps

By Julia Sowells Senior Information Security Specialist at Hacker Combat, Now and then the best techniques to handle any work are the easiest one. You realize that you have to protect