• War On Cyberattacks and Digitalisation are High Business Priorities

    War On Cyberattacks and Digitalisation are High Business Priorities

    Changing business priorities will see a greater emphasis on cybersecurity and digitalisation over the next three years, according to almost 1000 senior executives in a survey by Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance . The findings come from this year’s Corporate Learning Pulse, a major leadership study conducted among C-Suite executives, HR
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  • Healthcare Entities Account for over 25% of Reported Data Breaches

    Healthcare Entities Account for over 25% of Reported Data Breaches

    Despite advances in security technology and increased governmental cybersecurity initiatives, attackers will not abandon their pursuit of unprotected patient data. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, this past year healthcare entities accounted for 27.4% of reported data breaches. It’s clear that the healthcare industry is less prepared with HIPAA compliance than patients expect. HIPAA
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  • 10 Cybersecurity Threats and Trends for 2018

    10 Cybersecurity Threats and Trends for 2018

    “As organizations and individuals become increasingly reliant on IoT for critical functions, the risks that we are taking are becoming greater and greater,” says Christopher Skinner, CEO of technology security firm SpiderOak. “Attack surfaces are exploding – the nearly 4 billion people online worldwide means 4 billion different entry points for criminals. We trust our
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  • Customer-Facing Applications pose Security Risk

    Customer-Facing Applications pose Security Risk

    Customer-facing web and mobile applications present the highest security risk to businesses in Asia Pacific according to the results of a survey published by  Synopsys, Inc. In addition, 48 percent of those surveyed highlighted the lack of skilled security personnel or training as one of the biggest challenges to implementing a software security program. Read the
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  • 14 Million US Businesses are at Risk from Hackers

    14 Million US Businesses are at Risk from Hackers

    Cases of cyber-attacks and corporate espionage are on the rise, with notable high-profile breaches, including the world’s once-ranked “number one” cyber-security consultant. In September 2017, Deloitte admitted it had been hacked, and according to reports the cyber-security attack had gone unnoticed for months. Earlier that same month, Equifax, the US credit monitoring agency, admitted the
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  • NY Tech Summit Survey Reveals IT Professionals Top Concerns

    NY Tech Summit Survey Reveals IT Professionals Top Concerns

    Cybersecurity continues to be a top priority for IT professionals according to a first-ever industry survey conducted at the 13th annual New York Tech Summit earlier this year. “While the survey provided a snapshot of the many challenges facing IT professionals from across the state, we found cybersecurity to be the most prevalent topic on
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  • Phishing Sites – Over 1 Million New Sites Created Monthly

    Phishing Sites – Over 1 Million New Sites Created Monthly

    According to the September 2017 Webroot Quarterly Threat Trends Report, 1.385 million new, unique phishing sites are created each month, with a high of 2.3 million sites created in May. The data; collected by Webroot, a leader in endpoint security, network security, and threat intelligence; show today’s attacks are highly targeted, sophisticated, hard to detect, and difficult for
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  • Cybersecurity the Focus in Maryland with CyberMaryland 2017

    Cybersecurity the Focus in Maryland with CyberMaryland 2017

    The state of Maryland is the center of cybersecurity activities for the federal government and is once again bringing together those across the field at the seventh annual CyberMaryland Conference. Held during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, this year’s event anchors a week-long agenda of activities that offer an in-depth look at the future of cyber
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