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Common Types of Ransomware

March 02, 2017 |

Ransomware is getting more sophisticated all the time, so prevention is key to avoid paying the ransom or losing data.

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82 Percent of IT Pros Say Hiring and Retaining Qualified Staff is a Key Challenge

March 02, 2017 |

And 43 percent have an IT team of less than 10, a recent survey found.

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Informatica Enhances Big Data Security with Behavioral Analytics

March 01, 2017 |

Secure@Source bulks up its data security intelligence offering to better identify risks to a business' sensitive data.

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CloudPets Breach Exposes 2 Million Children's and Parents' Private Messages

March 01, 2017 |

Customer credentials were stored in a database that wasn't password-protected or behind a firewall.

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Fully 84 Percent of Hackers Leverage Social Engineering in Cyber Attacks

February 28, 2017 |

And 50 percent change their attack methodologies with every target, a recent survey found.

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Cloudflare 'Cloudbleed' Flaw Leaks User Data from Millions of Websites

February 27, 2017 |

The exposed data ranges from password manager data to hotel bookings and private messages.

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How Cisco DNA Fights Network Threats

February 24, 2017 |

The networking giant's DNA technology does more than deliver automated network management, it also helps protect against today's sneakier threats.

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New York Intros New Cyber Security Rules for Financial Companies

February 24, 2017 |

The regulations, requiring companies to establish and maintain cyber security programs, take effect on March 1.

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950,000 Coachella User Accounts Being Sold Online

February 23, 2017 |

Email addresses, user names and hashed passwords are being offered for sale for $300.

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76 Percent of Healthcare Organizations Plan to Increase Security Spending in 2017

February 22, 2017 |

90 percent of U.S. healthcare organizations feel vulnerable to data threats, a recent survey found.

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Ransomware Dips but Remains 'Evolving Menace'

February 21, 2017 |

Microsoft detects a drop in ransomware encounters toward the end of 2016 but warns against growing complacent.

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Where Do Venture Capitalists See Security Opportunities?

February 21, 2017 |

VCs from Trident Capital Cybersecurity, Elephant, Glasswing Ventures and Ten Eleven Ventures discuss where they see the opportunity to profit.

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Verizon Presents Technical Breach Information in a New Way with Breach Digest

February 21, 2017 |

VIDEO: Bryan Sartin, Managing Director of the Verizon RISK Team detailS some of the highlights of the report and the broader VERIS methodology for detailing data breaches.

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62 Percent of Companies Store Sensitive Customer Data in the Public Cloud

February 21, 2017 |

And almost 40 percent of cloud services are commissioned without the involvement of IT, a recent survey found.

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26 Percent of IT Pros Admit Sharing Passwords

February 20, 2017 |

And just 55 percent believe their company's current technology investment is sufficient to ensure security, a recent survey found.

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RSA 2017: Business-Driven Security, Defending the IoT and a Digital Switzerland

February 17, 2017 |

The IT security industry responds to a growing cloud ecosystem, IoT's expanding reach and a rise in nation-state cyberattacks.

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RSA Conference: Lessons from a Billion Breached Data Records

February 17, 2017 |

Legendary breach reporter Troy Hunt details some of things he has learned  from working with more than a billion publicly dumped records.

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74 Percent of Companies that Suffer a Data Breach Don't Know How It Happened

February 17, 2017 |

And just two thirds of IT pros say their current IT security budget is sufficient, a recent survey found.

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Global Shortfall of 1.8 Million Cyber Security Pros Expected by 2022

February 16, 2017 |

45 percent of companies say the cyber security skills shortage is causing breaches, a recent survey found.

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Skycure Brings Mobile Threat Intelligence to Microsoft EMS

February 15, 2017 |

A new integration allows Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security customers to protect their mobile devices against sophisticated threats.

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