Data Loss Horror Stories You Should Avoid this Halloween

Think an overcrowded inbox is scary? An empty inbox is even scarier. Imagine how your organization would be affected if you suddenly lost access to every one of your emails. Consider all the resources (money, time and manpower) that would be exhausted trying to get them back. While most businesses would turn to their current The post Data Loss Horror Stories You Should Avoid this Halloween appeared first on TechSpective.
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A Nightmare on Your Street: Three Minutes Until the Apocalypse

Halloween is upon us. Which gives me the perfect excuse to tell this Halloween horror story: An adversary has targeted your organization and commenced a campaign to breach your defenses, establish a foothold and begin to either gather up your proprietary information or encrypt it and hold you hostage until you pay the ransom demand. The post A Nightmare on Your Street: Three Minutes Until the Apocalypse appeared first on TechSpective.
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No Mr. Equifax CEO, You Don’t Get to Blame One “IT Guy” for Your Breach

Don’t blame former Equifax CEO Richard Smith that 145.5 million U.S. consumers had their most sensitive credit information stolen under his watch, or that just over 15 million in the U.K. suffered the same fate. It really wasn’t his fault. To some credit, in prepared testimony, when Mr. Smith recently went to Washington he did..
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Women in Information Security: Tarah Wheeler

In my last interview, I got to speak with Keren Elazari. Not only did she start BSides TLV but also contributed to a book about women in technology. The book is Women in Tech: Take Your Career to the Next Level with Practical Advice and Inspiring Stories, which was authored by Tarah Wheeler. So, guess … Read More The post Women in Information Security: Tarah Wheeler appeared first on The State of Security.
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What you can learn from Equifax’s leak

When it comes to security, it’s better to be safe than sorry. But as the Equifax leak case has taught us, once a security breach does happen, it’s best not to be sorry twice. Read on so your business doesn't experience the same fate as the giant, bumbling credit bureau. The post What you can learn from Equifax’s leak appeared first on Health Security Solutions.
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Navigating the Critical First 48 Hours of a Data Breach

Does your company have a detailed incident response plan in the event that your systems are breached and potentially sensitive data is seized? The first 48 hours after a data breach is discovered are a critical period when the reputation of the company is on the line—and, as hours turn into weeks, so are potentially..
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