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Cloud Identity Theft

Behind The Data Breach: Understanding Cloud Security And Misconfigurations

Many breaches occurring today are applications that reside in the cloud. We often hear the cause is a misconfiguration on the customer side. So, what can be done to aid

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Cybersecurity Firm Imperva Discloses Breach

Imperva, a leading provider of Internet firewall services that help Web sites block malicious cyberattacks, alerted customers on Tuesday that a recent data breach exposed email addresses, scrambled passwords, API keys and SSL

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So Much Of Our Lives Have Been Exposed Through Breaches We Have No Privacy Left

It is ironic that we still talk about the quaint notion of “privacy” in a digital world in which we barter away our privacy for the privilege of being able

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Protecting your organization against privileged identity theft

What do the top data breaches of the 21st century have in common? Privileged identity abuse. In these breach instances, well-resourced, external actors were able to gain the credentials of

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What Capital One Got Wrong (and Right) After the Breach

The Capital One breach and the need for communications. With over 106 million customers and applicants’ personal data exposed, the Capital One breach is one of the biggest breaches of

Software

Five examples of user-centered bank fraud

In today’s digital-first world, banks and financial service companies need to allow their customers to easily manage money online in order to compete. Unfortunately, most banking platforms were not designed securely and

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Breach leads motor assessor to boost cyber security

Motor loss assessing firm AAMC says it is boosting its cyber security after an unauthorized breach affected part of its systems. “[We] have conducted a subsequent, extensive penetration test with

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Data breach fallout haunts companies long after the fact

Data breaches have become a priority in most business’ cybersecurity agenda. The series of breaches that companies experienced in 2018 emphasized what security experts have warned about – that threats

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Are SMEs ready to finally combat cyber security breaches?

SMEs are spending little on cyber security as compared to the overall IT budget. Around 86 percent of SMEs have less than 10 percent of their total IT budget allocated

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What is digital ad fraud and how does it work?

Ad fraud can help fraudsters to generate revenue for themselves through fake traffic, fake clicks and fake installs. It can also help the cybercriminals to deploy malware on users’ computers.