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Keeping Data Secure in the Always-On World

The nature of the modern business is to keep systems ‘always-on.’ As competition rises across all industries, maintaining customer service and experience is of the upmost importance. This means no

Industry Insights

Number of records exposed in healthcare breaches doubled from 2018 to 2019

In 2019, healthcare data breaches collectively affected over 27 million individuals, according to Bitglass. Click here to view original webpage at www.helpnetsecurity.com

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Cybersecurity: Ensuring Sanity in Smart Cities

Currently, we consider ourselves lucky if we don’t get stuck in traffic while driving to the office. The struggle of even finding a parking spot for your car is real.

Identity Theft

Healthcare Facilities Need More Cybersecurity Pros

Despite being one of the most targeted sectors for cyber attacks, data breaches and malware, the healthcare industry doesn’t value cybersecurity as much as it should. Click here to view

Hardware/Network Software

As malware and network attacks increase in 2019, zero day malware accounts for 50% of detections

Amid significant increases in both malware and network attacks, multiple Apache Struts vulnerabilities – including one used in the devastating Equifax data breach – appeared for the first time on WatchGuard’s list of most

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6 Times Data Regulators Churned Out High Penalties in 2019

Data breaches and security incidents are becoming increasingly expensive. The risk of data breaches got higher after introducing the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on May 25, 2018.

Industry Insights

Cybercriminals targeting e-commerce website vulnerabilities this holiday season

Expect unprecedented levels of online data theft this holiday season due to a lack of deployed client-side security measures. Click here to view original webpage at www.helpnetsecurity.com

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Shoulder surfing is a type of data theft where cyber criminals steal personal information or confidential information by peering over the target’s shoulders. This act is much more common than


Phishing attempts increase 400%, many malicious URLs found on trusted domains

1 in 50 URLs are malicious, nearly one-third of phishing sites use HTTPS and Windows 7 exploits have grown 75% since January. A new Webroot report also highlights the importance of user

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Employee negligence can be a leading contributor to data breaches

Two thirds (68%) of businesses reported their organization has experienced at least one data breach in the past 12 months, and nearly three in four (69%) of those data breaches involved the