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Why Bug Bounties Matter

February 12, 2018 |

Paying security researchers to help discover vulnerabilities is a winning formula. Find out more in this first part of a new eSecurityPlanet series on the bug bounty industry

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AutoSploit: Making Massive Cyber Attacks Too Easy?

February 08, 2018 |

The tool automates the process of launching attacks on remote targets.

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What is Cryptojacking and Why Is It a Cybersecurity Risk?

February 06, 2018 |

Learn about this emerging attack method and how it's impacting organizations around the world in this eSecurityPlanet series.

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How to Set Up and Implement DMARC Email Security

January 24, 2018 |

Curious about DMARC? Learn how to set up a basic DMARC email security policy, including SPF and DKIM, in this eSecurity Planet tutorial.

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10 Top Patch Management Solutions

January 19, 2018 |

Patch management might be the single most important security tool. We review 10 of the top patch management solutions.

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What is DMARC and How Does it Improve Email Security?

January 12, 2018 |

The U.S. government is adopting DMARC to help improve email security, and most organizations should too. Learn the basics in this eSecurity Planet article.

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Assessing the Impact of Meltdown and Spectre: Companies Rush to Mitigate the Threat

January 05, 2018 |

As Intel is hit with class action lawsuits, enterprises are working quickly to assess the potential impact of the flaws.

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2018 IT Security Outlook: Attacks and Threats Get More Sophisticated

January 04, 2018 |

2018 will bring more high-profile data breaches, with attacks and threats getting increasingly sophisticated. We outline 10 security trends to watch.

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DDoS Attacks Increasingly Blended Multiple Attack Vectors in Q3 2017

December 29, 2017 |

The overall number of attacks rose by 15.6 percent over the previous quarter.

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IObit Addresses Ransomware Epidemic in Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 11

December 28, 2017 |

The company's endpoint protection and PC optimization software suite now protects users from ransomware.

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84 Percent of U.S. Healthcare Providers Have No Cyber Security Leader

December 28, 2017 |

And just 11 percent plan to add one in the coming year.

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Almost a Third of All U.S. Businesses Were Breached in 2017

December 27, 2017 |

And almost half of those breaches were caused by a third-party vendor or contractor.

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While Blaming Companies for Breaches, Consumers Aren't Prioritizing Their Own Security

December 22, 2017 |

Just 25 percent of U.S. consumers use two-factor authentication, and just 45 percent use a PIN to protect their mobile device.

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Analytics Firm Antuit Launches AI Threat Intelligence Division

December 21, 2017 |

CYFIRMA, Antuit's new cybersecurity unit, joins a growing number of companies that are using artificial intelligence to prevent data breaches.

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Lessons Learned from the OPM Breach

December 21, 2017 |

VIDEO: Michael Daniel, President of the CTA and former official in the Obama Administration, provides some insight into what went wrong at OPM and why encryption isn't enough.

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A Growing Need for AI: Security Pros Waste 10 Hours a Week Due to Inadequate Software

December 21, 2017 |

More than 90 percent of IT pros who use AI say it has improved their cyber security operations.

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Cybersecurity Services Provider Proficio Secures Additional Investment

December 20, 2017 |

The managed security service provider plans to bring its security-as-a-service solutions to more markets.

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Cloud Leaks Continue: 123 Million U.S. Households' Personal Information Exposed Online

December 20, 2017 |

The information, from data analytics firm Alteryx, was in an Amazon S3 bucket configured to provide any AWS user with access.

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78 Percent of U.S. Healthcare Providers Were Hit by Email Cyber Attacks in 2017

December 19, 2017 |

And 87 percent expect the volume of email threats to increase.

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Thales to Acquire Authentication Vendor Gemalto for $5.6 Billion

December 18, 2017 |

Building on its global reach, the combined company will expand into new areas, including securing the Industrial Internet of Things.

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