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What is Two-Factor Authentication? The Tip of the Security Spear

The average American is inundated with passwords. Requirements for new passwords, login failure notifications when they forget their password, and in some unfortunate cases, alerts that their information has been


Number of open source vulnerabilities surged in 2019

The number of disclosed open source software vulnerabilities in 2019 reached over 6000, up from just over 4,000 in 2018, a new WhiteSource report says.“This can be attributed to the

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A First-Class Feature: Security in the Era of Worker Data

A company is responsible for protecting its data, just like any other asset, but unlike a typical business asset, data comes with a range of dire consequences if its safety

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Corporate cybersecurity concerns and spend continue to rise, but so do breaches

More than 50 percent of security and IT leaders agree that they are very concerned about the security of corporate endpoints given the prevalence of sophisticated attack vectors like ransomware,

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Data protection in 2020 – six key predictions

Globalisation of privacy, employment rights, industry spotlights, ethical data handling and the future of DPOS. According to Forensics Research, the Global GDPR Services Market is expected to reach $3.3 billion

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8 out of 10 businesses don’t have cyber-attack insurance

With the rise of cyber-crime now costing firms in the UK billions, many companies have sought to upgrade their defences against hostile outsiders. However, according to a recent study, more

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One in five SMBs use no endpoint security at all

An alarming number of SMBs (small to medium businesses) in the US and UK are not prepared for a potential cyber attack or breach, BullGuard warns. Click here to view

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DOD DISA discloses data breach

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), a Department of Defense (DOD) agency tasked with providing secure telecommunications and IT support for the White House, US diplomats, and military troops, has

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Three API security risks in the wake of the Facebook breach

Facebook recently pledged to improve its security following a lawsuit that resulted from a 2018 data breach. The breach, which was left open for more than 20 months, resulted in the theft

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How one Victorian council is addressing the growing cyber threat

Like many local government organisations, Moorabool Shire Council is a significant target for cybercrime, particularly targeted phishing attacks. Click here to view original webpage at www.cio.com