Security Boulevard’s 5 Most Read Stories for the Week, April 2-6

A new week, a new crop of security stories. Last week, sophisticated attackers, desktop security, healthcare data breaches and data security in GDPR made headlines. We also debuted a cartoon series called “Shimmytoons,” the first of which riffed on multi-factor authentication. Missed out on any of the news? Here are the five most-read stories on Security Boulevard to help you out.

Best Practices for Data Security

10 Best Practices for Data Security in a GDPR World

Rapid technology advances have brought new challenges for the protection of personal data, so every organization needs a comprehensive approach to privacy management. They must also document how they collect, process and store personal data. But too many companies still fall down on the security fundamentals, and new regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Payment Card ...
Sophistication in Hackers

2018 Emerging Threats Show New Sophistication in Hackers

One of the problems with threat prevention is that we get too hung up on yesterday’s threats. Security systems are designed for the types of attacks we’ve seen in the past. That’s necessary, of course, because we know bad guys use the methods proven effective.We also know that cybercriminals don’t ...
VMware Sets Sights on Desktop Security

VMware Sets Sights on Desktop Security

VMware is putting the pieces in place to better secure digital workspaces by launching Workspace ONE Trust Network, which includes multiple IT security partners, and moving to acquire user behavioral analytics software E8, which the company plans to integrate into Workspace ONE.VMware Workspace ONE combines desktop and application virtualization with ...
Healthcare Data Breaches

3 Payloads in Healthcare Data Breaches

| | Data breach, health care
The news is full of a variety of attacks on healthcare data, ranging from ransomware attacks on small clinics and large hospitals to the massive data theft from the behemoth Veteran’s Administration and myriad threats in between. But as is the case with attacks in other sectors, typically little thought ...
Shimmytoons: Multi-Factor Authentication

Shimmytoons: Multi-Factor Authentication

I am happy to unveil our newest series, “Shimmytoons.” This first one is titled, “Multi-Factor Authentication.” For those who follow, you may know that one of our most popular features is our RoelBob series of cartoons. For Security Boulevard, we wanted to take cartoons to the next level. Working ...
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Saleem Padani

Saleem Padani

Saleem is a highly accomplished business, marketing and technology leader with track-record of success in startups, mid-size and large technology and professional services organizations, currently the COO at MediaOps, Worldwide Program Director & Technical Evangelist at IBM, Director of Industry Solutions at Neuvis, Co-founder & Vice President of LexiBridge and Senior Software Architect at DataEase International. Saleem has passion for leading and empowering global teams to drive new initiatives, leveraging broad & deep business, strategic, marketing, technical and solution delivery skills. Saleem has an Executive M.B.A, from University of Texas at Dallas, Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering.

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