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    Top GDPR Compliance Security Companies & Solutions

    The European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has ushered in sweeping new data privacy and security regulations – and with it a new way of doing business for security vendors. The implementation deadline of May 25, 2018 has come and gone, and now enterprises across the globe are grappling with how GDPR affects […]

  • Security Awareness Training for Employees for 2021

    Enterprises spend nearly $100 billion a year on cybersecurity, and despite sophisticated IT security defenses, one weak link – employees – remains a major vulnerability. Many attacks are stopped by firewalls, endpoint security products and advanced threat protection solutions, but somehow scammers keep getting past these and other defenses. As frustrating as it is to […]

  • Technologies that Can Help with GDPR Compliance

    In just one month, the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect. Businesses that aren’t prepared for the May 25 deadline — and Gartner estimates that more than half won’t be even by the end of the year — are in for a rude awakening if they mismanage data belonging to […]

  • How Pseudonymization Can Help You Comply with GDPR

    Pseudonymization is one strategy that could help businesses struggling to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). GDPR goes into effect on May 25, bringing with it stringent new data privacy protections for companies with European customers – and steep penalties for failing to comply with those regulations. One recent report found […]

  • How a Data Protection Impact Assessment Helps You Comply with GDPR

    The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR for short, takes effect on May 25, just three months from now. It’s the biggest new compliance regulation in many years, and businesses that are unprepared may face some unpleasant consequences. That’s where a data protection impact assessment, often shortened to DPIA, can help. We’ll get […]

  • AI’s Future in Cybersecurity

      Artificial intelligence is already redefining cybersecurity, exposing sophisticated attacks and adding a level of Terminator-style relentlessness to threat detection tools and anti-malware software. AI is even being used by a startup to scour the dark web for evidence that its customers have been hacked and their sensitive data is being peddled on illicit marketplaces. […]

  • How AI Is Redefining Cybersecurity

    By practically every measure, cybersecurity threats are growing more numerous and sophisticated each passing day, a state of affairs that doesn’t bode well for an IT industry struggling with a security skills shortage. In a recent ESG and ISSA survey, 70 percent of cyber security professionals felt the cybersecurity skills gap had an effect on […]

  • EiQ Networks, Now Called Cygilant, Nabs $7 Million in Funding

    EiQ Networks now has millions of dollars in fresh capital and a new name, Cygilant. The firm announced on Sept. 19 that it had raised $7 million in an investment round headed by Arrowroot Capital. To date, the company has raised $38 million. Cygilant plans to use the funds to hire more security engineers to […]

  • SANS Updates Phishing Awareness Training Offering

    The SANS Institute has updated its Phishing Training solution, offering organizations new tools that help them determine how susceptible their workforces are to phishing attacks. SANS Phishing Training now features email templates that are updated on a regular basis, ensuring that security awareness professionals can keep up with the latest tactics used by scammers. It […]

  • AlienVault Scours the Dark Web for Compromised Credentials

    Cybersecurity firm AlienVault today took the wraps off a new AlienApp for its USM (Unified Security Management) Anywhere platform that alerts organizations to the presence of stolen credentials on the dark web. The company’s appropriately-named AlienApp for Dark Web Monitoring solution seeks out all the email addresses associated to a given domain. Additionally, users can […]

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