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IT Compliance

Compliance and Data Privacy Regs that Affect IT Security

 GDPR is the latest compliance and data privacy reg to affect IT security. We list more than a dozen that may affect your organization – along with legal issues and

Identity Theft

Data-Centric Security: Protecting What Really Matters

When it comes to data breaches, the question is not if, or even when, your organization’s sensitive information will be stolen; but how often it is happening today? No matter

Hardware/Network

Why Size Doesn’t Matter in DDoS Attacks

Companies both large and small are targets. Never think “I’m not big enough for a hacker’s attention.”Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have increased, and research shows that on average, a DDoS attack can

Identity Theft

Protecting Off-Premises ATMs: Is Your Credit Union Doing Enough?

If your credit union operates ATMs in remote locations like convenience stores or shopping malls, a bank heist in Japan probably caught your attention.According to news reports, fraudsters used 1,600 fake

Cloud

Securing data on public clouds is still not standard practice | ITProPortal

Many companies aren’t doing it and they’re risking not complying with GDPR.An overwhelming majority of the UK’s IT professionals (90 per cent) have their worries when it comes to securing the

IT Compliance

UK companies are still struggling to comply with latest data protection regulations – IT SECURITY GURU

Nine in ten IT professionals in the UK are concerned with the security of the public cloud, and almost 20% do not deploy security for sensitive data stored outside the

Software

Why end-to-end encryption is about more than just privacy – Help Net Security

The question of whether regular people need end-to-end encryption will surely be debated for quite some time. But for Alan Duric, CEO and co-founder of Wire, the question can only

Software

How to detect and remove a rootkit in Windows 10 – ITworld

Rootkits are a particularly insidious form of malware because they load before an operating system boots and can hide from ordinary anti malware scans and protection. Their ability to elude

IT Compliance

The Ins and Outs of GDPR – Infosecurity Magazine

UK firms who wish to avoid fines up to €20 million or four per cent of turnover (whichever is greater) now have only eight months to comply with the European

Software

How to Stop Ransomware

Ransomware is a fast-growing security threat. Here’s how to prevent it – or get rid of it if you have it.The internet is fraught with peril these days, but nothing