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Tag: Security


Access control, Security

Use longitudinal learning to reduce risky user behavior

May 4, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

People ignore information that isn’t relevant to them, which is why IT and HR departments have been approaching security training incorrectly for years. Long-form, all-hands security seminar trainings have contributed to nearly daily data breaches for decades. HR and security […]


Network security, Security

Attacks on Medical Industry: ‘Global Threat to Health’

March 12, 2021

Via: SecureWorld

Cybersecurity is not just about data and network security; it’s about life security. Cyberattacks can have very personal consequences. We have seen examples of this throughout 2020 with an increase in cyberattacks targeting the healthcare sector due to the pandemic. […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Fixing the Weakest Link — The Passwords — in Cybersecurity Today

March 11, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Password security has long been an issue for businesses and their cybersecurity standards. Account passwords are often the weakest link in the overall security posture for many organizations. Many companies have used Microsoft’s default password policies for decades. While these […]


Application security, Network security, Security

Cybersecurity in 2021: Stopping the madness

March 8, 2021

Via: CIO

Marc Andreessen had it right – software has eaten the world. As a result, the world can be hacked. Just look at the past few months. The SolarWinds caper – the “largest and most sophisticated attack the world has ever […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

SolarWinds: “IT’s Pearl Harbor.”

March 5, 2021

Via: CSO Online

What do SolarWinds, Fidelis, FireEye, Microsoft, Mimecast, Palo Alto Networks, and Qualys all have in common? Each and every one were victims of the SolarWinds software supply chain attack. There are more, many more. The Russian government’s hack of SolarWinds’s […]


Mobile, Mobile security

8 mobile security threats you should take seriously

March 1, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Mobile security is at the top of every company’s worry list these days — and for good reason: Nearly all workers now routinely access corporate data from smartphones, a trend that’s grown even more prominent thanks to the ongoing global […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Security + Fraud Protection: Your One-Two Punch Against Cyberattacks

February 23, 2021

Via: Dark Reading

Over the past year, the pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation that was already well underway at many organizations. Of course, with more business being conducted online comes the potential for more online fraud — and fraudsters have wasted no […]


Network security, Security

8 Ways Ransomware Operators Target Your Network

February 22, 2021

Via: Dark Reading

Ransomware continues to plague IT security teams as attackers rework their campaigns to be more subtle, more effective, and much more expensive for the organizations they hit. Security experts predict the pace of ransomware attacks will accelerate this year as […]


Mobile, Privacy protection

Link Previews Could Threaten Your Digital Security and Privacy

February 4, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Popular chat apps sometimes use link previews as a convenient shortcut. Link previews are pop-up boxes you might see on a chat app or other social media platform when you share a URL. Link previews summarize the contents of the […]


Editorial

Data Privacy VS Data Security – Understanding the difference might save your company a lot of money

January 29, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Almost three years after the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force and one year after CCPA came into effect, many employees and business managers still use the terms data protection and data security interchangeably. While they share some […]