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How to Stop Ransomware

January 31, 2017 |

Ransomware is a fast-growing security threat. Here's how to prevent it - or get rid of it if you have it.

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30 Percent of IT Pros Admit Their Organizations Are Very or Extremely Vulnerable to Attack

January 31, 2017 |

And 26 percent said their organizations were breached in the past year, a recent survey found.

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IBM to Raise Security Visibility in the C-Suite with Agile 3 Buy

January 30, 2017 |

The deal is expected to help put (and keep) data security on radars of corporate business leaders. 

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Ransomware App Found in Google Play Store

January 30, 2017 |

The app demanded 0.2 Bitcoins in payment from infected users.

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F5 Networks Defends Applications with New Herculon Appliances

January 27, 2017 |

The company debuts new appliances that help businesses keep cyber-attackers away from their critical applications.

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4,419 Data Breaches Exposed Over 4.2 Billion Records in 2016

January 27, 2017 |

94 of those breaches exposed a million or more records each, according to a recent report.

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Ongoing Shamoon Malware Attacks Linked to Greenbug Cyber Espionage Group

January 26, 2017 |

The attacks continued to hit organizations in Saudi Arabia earlier this week.

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62 Percent of Data Security Pros Don't Know Where Their Most Sensitive Unstructured Data Resides

January 25, 2017 |

And 93 percent say they face persistent challenges in protecting data, a recent survey found.

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Secret Double Octopus Raises $6M Series A

January 24, 2017 |

Multi-factor security firm gets new financial backing as it takes aim at growing share in the authentication market.

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All-Time High of 1,093 Data Breaches Reported in U.S. in 2016

January 24, 2017 |

The number represents a 40 percent increase over the previous year, according to a recent report.

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Three Medical Data Breaches Expose 242,600 Patients' PHI

January 23, 2017 |

The exposed data includes names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, contact details, medical record numbers and/or clinical information.

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Securing MySQL DBMS

January 20, 2017 |

These steps can help you secure your deployment of the open source MySQL Community Server.

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Ukraine Blackout Was Caused by ‘Premeditated and Multi-Level' Cyber Attack

January 20, 2017 |

The country's national power company hasn't said whether it was able to link the attack to any specific group or nation state.

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Just Eight Percent of IT Pros Say Most of Their Staff Have the Skills They Need

January 19, 2017 |

More than three times as many IT pros would prefer to grow their staff's skills than grow the number of people on their team, a recent survey found.

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McDonald's Website Flaw Exposes User Passwords

January 18, 2017 |

'If there's one thing you shouldn't do, it's decrypting passwords client side,' researcher Tijme Gommers noted.

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Researchers Warn of Highly Effective New Gmail Phishing Scam

January 17, 2017 |

The attack has already caught several technical users, according to Wordfence CEO Mark Maunder.

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95 Percent of Enterprise Cloud Services Aren't Enterprise Ready

January 16, 2017 |

82 percent don't encrypt data at rest, according to a recent report.

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Report: Anthem Breach Was Caused by a Foreign Government

January 13, 2017 |

CrowdStrike analysts determined the identity of the attacker, and concluded that the attacker was acting on a foreign government's behalf.

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UK Government Cyber Accelerator Announces Support for Seven Startups

January 12, 2017 |

The seven companies will begin a three-month program providing mentoring, contact with investors, office space and access to GCHQ personnel.

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74 Percent of Organizations Using Two-Factor Authentication Face User Complaints

January 11, 2017 |

Nine percent of organizations using two-factor authentication say their users simply 'hate it,' a recent survey found.

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