Keeping Your Business Safe from CEO Fraud

Keeping Your Business Safe from CEO Fraud

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According to the FBI, it’s a 12.5 billion dollar problem: CEO fraud cost global businesses $12,536,948,299 between October 2013 (when formal reporting to the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) began) and May ...
The Marriott Data Breach: 5 Vital Takeaways to Keep Your Business Safe

The Marriott Data Breach: 5 Vital Takeaways to Keep Your Business Safe

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To recap one of the major events in 2018—500 million customer records from the Starwood Hotels and Resorts guest reservation database had been compromised—shocked and dismayed industry leaders, lawmakers and consumers alike ...
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What’s The Value Of Your Data? And How Can You Protect This Asset?

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Late in the autumn of 2016, Microsoft announced that its purchase acquisition of LinkedIn had been finalized for a price of $26.2 billion. The deal attracted a great deal of scrutiny from ...
Why Are Phishing Attacks Still So Effective?

Why Are Phishing Attacks Still So Effective?

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The more the threat landscape diversifies and changes, the more it stays the same. Some of the oldest tactics in cybercriminals’ playbooks remain the most prevalent and successful. In 2018, as in ...
Keeping Your Data and Applications Safe in the Cloud

Keeping Your Data and Applications Safe in the Cloud

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When cloud-based services first became popular more than a decade ago, business leaders embraced their versatility, scalability and predictable costs, but many did so with a sense of unease: was their valuable ...
Does PCI Compliance Equal Security?

Does PCI Compliance Equal Security?

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As we talked about in last week’s post, the PCI Data Security Standard has established a near-universal set of technical and operational requirements to which all businesses that process credit card transactions ...
PCI DSS Basics

PCI DSS Basics

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PCI DSS Basics: What Leaders Need to Know When You Required to Comply to PCI DSS The global hospitality industry has long been an attractive target for cybercriminals trying to pilfer credit ...
PoSeidon Malware

PoSeidon Malware

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Keeping Your Hospitality Business Safe from PoSeidon Malware POS compromise remains alarmingly prevalent among hotel businesses, restaurants and retailers today. Although security breaches involving point-of-sale terminals received a great deal of mainstream ...
3 Key Lessons That Hospitality Industry Leaders Must Learn from the Sabre Reservation System Hack

3 Key Lessons That Hospitality Industry Leaders Must Learn from the Sabre Reservation System Hack

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2017 was a peak year for data breaches. In terms of both size (number of records compromised) and frequency of attacks, 2017 stands among the worst years in history, with 2,600,968,280 records ...
The Cyber Kill Chain: What You Need to Know

The Cyber Kill Chain: What You Need to Know

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What is a Kill Chain? The term “kill chain” was originally used in the military. In October 1996, after the first Gulf War, General John Jumper formalized the methods necessary to compress ...
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