Mobile Device Data Breach Leads to $3 Million HIPAA Settlement

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While there’s been a lull in 2019, the data breach and regulatory-related fines from the Department of Health and Human Services do keep piling up ... Read More

Study Finds Companies May Be Wise to Share Cybersecurity Efforts

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It turns out, if recent research is any indication, when one company is breached in a vertical market other companies in that vertical market become less attractive places for investors to stick their capital. Yet, when companies share their cybersecurity risk management they significantly outperform their peers that don’t disclose ... Read More

Attackers Outrunning, Outsmarting Healthcare Defenses

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According to a new study, 2019 has been yet another brutal year for healthcare cybersecurity. In 2019, so far, nearly four out of five breaches in the industry struck health care providers. And 53% of those attacks were at the hands of external attackers, respondents to a new survey said ... Read More

The Security Megatrends in 2020

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Cybersecurity trends are always evolving. And the Security Industry Association, a trade group that focuses on physical and cyber security, believes it has identified the security “megatrends” that will dominate the immediate and long-term changes within the international security industry ... Read More

Younger Workers Lax when it Comes to Cybersecurity, Survey Finds

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During the 1964 Free Speech Movement at the University of California, Berkeley, activist Jack Weinberg said: “Don’t trust anyone over 30.” Well, when it comes to cybersecurity, it may be more accurate to say Don’t trust anyone under 30 ... Read More

Security Professionals Hope AI Will Solve What Ails Them

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The 2019 Cybersecurity and Threat Preparedness Survey found that 65% of the cybersecurity and IT executives surveyed believe that artificial intelligence and machine learning will be able to solve more security problems than humans can solve ... Read More

Security: It’s Still About the People

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According to the most recent Notifiable Data Breaches Report published by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) data breaches rose considerable in the most recent quarterly reporting period ... Read More

First Impressions and Cybersecurity

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Some say first impressions aren’t everything, and in many cases first impressions can be wrong. But they certainly are powerful, and bad first impressions can be difficult to overcome. This is true for friendships, dating, potential business partners, and more ... Read More

Organizations Fail to Implement Cloud Security Basics – And it Bites Them

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While the early promises in the move to cloud computing promised to simplify cloud management and security, and in many ways these promises have been kept. However, in other ways, cloud environments have increased security complexity. In fact, according to a recent survey, 84% of security professionals report that their ... Read More
When It Comes to Employees and Data, Execs Hold Mixed Views

When It Comes to Employees and Data, Execs Hold Mixed Views

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When it comes to enterprise data, it’s employees that create some of the biggest risks, yet they still hold a considerable amount of trust from senior cybersecurity and business leaders. That’s the dislocated findings from the 2019 Global Data Exposure Report, conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by data loss ... Read More