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Mobile

Data Privacy and Security: Why Mobile Apps are the New Weak Link

There was wide outrage when the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal broke, when it was discovered that a political data analytics firm was able to access data belonging to about 87

Software

How to diminish the great threat of legacy apps

The Equifax breach underscored the risk posed by unpatched software applications. As a refresher, 146 million customer records were exposed after a known vulnerability in Apache Struts was exploited. The reality is enterprises are

Industry Insights

Stop the Noise, Time to Rationalize Cybersecurity

After years of the IT team banging their heads against the wall, the sheer volume of hacks and data breaches hitting the headlines on an almost daily basis has finally

Expert Articles

Cyberattacks becoming more costly and focused, UK government figures show

By Jon Abbott, CEO at ThreatAware, While fewer businesses are suffering cyberattacks or breaches, attacks are becoming more costly and targeted, according to the latest government figures released today. The

Identity Theft

Let’s Make 2019 the Year of Fewer Records Compromised in Data Breaches

The first quarter of every year produces dozens of reports that both reflect on the threats of the previous year and look ahead to understand how to avoid future security

Cloud

When it comes to file sharing, the cloud has very few downsides

Organizations storing data and documents they work on in the cloud is a regular occurrence these days. The cloud offers scalability in terms of storage and cloud services often provide

Software

Hacker AI vs. Enterprise AI: A New Threat

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are being weaponized using the same logic and functionality that legitimate organizations use.The adversarial use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in malicious

Industry Insights

Navigating a challenging cybersecurity skills landscape

As much as tools and technology evolve in the cybersecurity industry, organizations remain reliant on clever, well-trained humans with incisive critical thinking skills to protect themselves from the perilous cyberthreat

Software

Cybersecurity risk in retail and how to handle it

It’s vital that retailers step up their IT security game when it comes to protecting their customers’ personal information. Hackers and their tactics evolve daily, but one thing remains the

Software

The impact of spear phishing on organizations and how to combat this growing threat

In this Help Net Security podcast, Scott Olson, the VP of Product Marketing at iovation, talks about the impact of spear phishing, and offers practical suggestions on how to prevent