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Identity theft victims could lead us to accept more security-improving friction

Far too many individuals who have never been victims of identity theft and financial crimes don’t understand how devastating those are to victims. “There are many victim services organizations that assist violent

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Before Blaming Hackers, Check Your Configurations

Improving configuration management in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications can minimize the risk of data loss, phishing campaigns and prevent breaches. How can the IT team put up guardrails for users? Click

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A deeper look: How the 281 data breaches in Q1 2019 will impact companies

High-profile data breaches show no sign of slowing down. In the first quarter of 2019, there were 281 reported data breaches, exposing more than 4.53 billion records. Companies have overlooked the

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Top Ten Findings from the 2019 #DBIR

Built upon analysis of 41,686 security incidents, of which 2013 were confirmed data breaches, the 2019 version of Verizon‘s noted Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) has been released and as with previous

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C-Suite Under Attack as Money and Data Drive Breaches

State-sponsored attacks, cloud storage misconfiguration, ransomware and social threats targeting the C-suite all posed major risks to global organizations over the past 12 months, according to Verizon. The vendor’s newly released Data

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Cybercriminals continue to target intellectual property, putting brand reputation at risk

Despite improvements in combating cybercrime and threats, IT security professionals are still struggling to fully secure their organization and protect against breaches with 61 percent claiming to have experienced a data

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Cyber security not just IT’s problem: McAfee

New research shows over half of respondents reported a data breach at current organisation. IT security professionals are still struggling to fully secure their organisations and protect against breaches, according

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Consumers trust banks most with their personal data, 68% still fear identity theft

People trust banks and other financial entities to safeguard their personal datamore than other organizations. New nCipher Security research also illustrates how easily that trust can be eroded, along with Americans’

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1.5m Users Hit By New Facebook Privacy Breach As Extent Of Data Misuse Exposed

Facebook’s alleged data misuse hit the headlines (again) on Thursday as Business Insider revealed that the company had “harvested the email contacts of 1.5 million users without their knowledge or consent when

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Dark Web Fraudsters Defraud Each Other with Fraud Guides

Cyber-criminals are doing a roaring trade in “how-to” fraud guides for their fellow scammers, although many are out-of-date and incomplete, according to new dark web research from Terbium Labs. The cyber-intelligence