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Surviving a Ransomware Attack

May 23, 2018

Via: CIO

The FBI recently noted a decline in ransomware attacks reported to the agency in 2017, at 1,783 compared to 2,673 the previous year. But don’t necessarily read this as good news. The reality is ransomware, like many other cyber-attack types, […]


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Confidence in Cloud Security Begins in the Datacenter

May 15, 2018

Via: CIO

The average enterprise deploys more than 1,100 cloud services, according to Netskope. And that number is only going to increase. A survey of 500 IT decision makers by VansonBourne and Gigamon found that 73% of respondents expect to move the […]


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12 big encryption trends that will keep data more secure

April 27, 2018

Via: The Next Web

As cybercriminals become more sophisticated, it becomes easier for them to circumvent security measures and access sensitive personal data. While businesses and consumers are ultimately responsible for protecting themselves and following best practices, developers are on the frontlines of the […]


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How to manage IT risk without killing innovation

April 25, 2018

Via: CIO

Startup slogans are inescapable in tech: Move fast. Break things. Minimum viable product. These are exciting ideas, for sure, but to put them to use in IT, you’ll need to tailor them to your context. For IT executives running established […]


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Mind-reading AI is the newest defense against cyber attacks

September 11, 2017

Via: The Next Web

Ransomware has been disastrous for businesses and individuals alike, with recent attacks like WannaCry costing companies millions, and personal attacks threatening private data. We’re all at risk. Criminals are holding data and information hostage using tools that require almost no skill, and […]


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5 Key Steps to Take Once Your Security Has Been Breached

September 1, 2017

Via: CIO

The recent WannaCry ransomware attack is more proof that it’s just not possible for any organization, regardless of size, to entirely prevent professional cybercriminals from breaching their data networks. There will always be someone out there with the skills and […]


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How the insurance industry could change the game for security

July 5, 2017

Via: CIO

The recent growth in the cyber insurance market is already improving cybersecurity in some industry segments, and has the potential to do more — if the industry is able to address its data problem. One area where cyber insurance has […]


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Economists have figured out how to extract the most profit from ransomware

May 30, 2017

Via: The Next Web

Ransomware is a type of malware that impairs the functionality of a computer (for example, by encrypting files on the hard drive), and then demands the victim pay a ransom in order to return their system to normal. It’s frighteningly […]


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Dell shifts security focus to data itself

May 17, 2017

Via: CIO

Brett Hansen, vice president of Data Security Solutions at Dell, calls it his “Mona Lisa.” It may not be as pretty as the artwork, but Dell Data Guardian is pretty sweet nonetheless. What Hansen and colleagues have been laboring mightily […]


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Missing protection: Corporate B2B privacy policies

May 16, 2017

Via: CIO

When most IT execs hear the term “corporate privacy policy,” they think about what their company promises its consumer customers in policies such as those from LinkedIn, Uber and Evernote. But what about policies in contracts entered into with businesses that will handle […]