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Identity Theft

Inside look at lifecycle of stolen credentials and extent of data breach damage

Shape Security released its Credential Spill Report, shedding light on the extent to which the consumer banking, retail, airline and hospitality industries are impacted by credential stuffing attacks and account

Identity Theft

Retail data breaches continue to reach new highs

Thales announced the results of its 2018 Thales Data Threat Report, Retail Edition. According to U.S. retail respondents, 75% of retailers have experienced a breach in the past compared to

Industry Insights

Securing real-time payments with tokenization

For banks, direct debit (ACH) fraud represents a bigger financial risk than card fraud. In particular, growing momentum for real-time payment schemes across the world is creating huge opportunities for fraudsters and

Software

Are security professionals moving fast enough?

Anthony O’Mara, from Malwarebytes, explains to Information Age why security professionals need to move much faster to beat cyber criminals. With the increase in threats the cybersecurity industry faces, alongside

Identity Theft

The Most Common Hack Is Also the Most Successful. Here’s How to Fight It

Despite what movies might show, most hacks don’t involve frantic typing or brute-force attacks. In fact, Verizon’s “2017 Data Breach Investigations” report revealed that 90 percent of successful hacks aren’t

Identity Theft

Employees suffering high levels of ‘cyber stress’ in the workplace

A Kaspersky Lab study revealed that news of data breaches and pressures to manage multiple online accounts are causing German employees increased levels of stress. Click here to view original

Hardware/Network Software

Organizations Operating in the Digital World Need Multiple Layers of Defense

If cyber attacks seem to be escalating, it’s because they are. Every day seems to bring news of yet another major data breach, and increasingly it’s happening to to big

Identity Theft

Break Risk: Reducing Merchant Risk

Due to the large number of data breaches, 2014 came to be known as the Year of the Breach. The number of high-profile data breach cases making their way into

Industry Insights

SEC Cybersecurity Update May Lead to Increased Oversight

In direct response to an unprecedented streak of massive data breaches and security incidents, the SEC recently released a statement and guidance on public company cybersecurity disclosures. The SEC’s guidance has two

IT Compliance

Rethinking security at work: it goes far beyond passwords

With global giants such as Dixons, Carphone Warehouse and Ticketmaster all suffering serious data breaches in the past 12 months and Javelin Strategy & Research finding that more people than