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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

Software

Encryption deployment increases as organizations struggle to address compliance requirements

As organizations embrace the cloud and new digital initiatives such as the IoT, blockchain and digital payments the use of trusted cryptography to protect their applications and sensitive information is

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

Identity Theft

The rise of employees stealing data: how do businesses stop this from happening?

Employees currently think of stealing data, or taking corporate data with them, as a similar offence to taking paper clips home – technology, education and reassurance are required to stop

Industry Insights

Third-party cyber risk management is a burden on human and financial resources

Organizations and third parties see their third-party cyber risk management (TPCRM) practices as important but ineffective.There are four major takeaways for key decision makers:Current practices and technologies used to support

Industry Insights

Guilty by association: The reality of online retail third-party data leaks

Online retail activity continues to accelerate at a rampant pace and shows no signs of slowing down. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), U.S. retail sales are expected to

Identity Theft

Inside Incident Response: 6 Key Tips to Keep in Mind

Experts share the prime window for detecting intruders, when to contact law enforcement, and what they wish they did differently after a breach. Most data breaches we see in the

Industry Insights

Four key security tips when using any collaboration technology

With database breaches and ransomware attacks making daily news, security is now a top priority for companies, and collaboration solutions are no exception. In the current age of global connectivity,

Identity Theft

SMBs could be the key to cracking data breaches

With SMBs making up almost all private businesses in the country, it is essential they step up their security game. If we want to reduce the number of successful cyberattacks that target

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Data breach reports delayed as organizations struggle to achieve GDPR compliance

Businesses routinely delayed data breach disclosure and failed to provide important details to the ICO in the year prior to the GDPR’s enactment.  On average, businesses waited three weeks after discovery