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Stay out of security breach headlines: 3 things that must be addressed in your cloud agreement

If done correctly and with the proper level of insight, there are ways to mitigate the risks associated with such breaches.

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FBI's top 10 most wanted cybercriminals

The internet has impacted the world in numerous ways, but it isn't always positive. Thanks to technology, we now have the rise of the cybercriminal, and the FBI even has a most wanted list for these criminals.

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Digital signature service DocuSign hacked and email addresses stolen

Digital signature service DocuSign said Monday that an unnamed third-party had got access to email addresses of its users after hacking into its systems.

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Ransomware makes healthcare wannacry

The NHS ordeal is a wakeup call to healthcare administrators as to what needs to be done to make sure patients and their data are safe. Find out what advice vendors provide.

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What to do about WannaCry if you’re infected or if you’re not

Tips on protecting computers against WannaCry and remediating ones already infected.

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How to counteract another ‘Dyn-like’ attack

Jim Hurley, a Distinguished Analyst at technology research and advisory firm ISG, shares his insights on what enterprises using cloud-based as-a-services can do to work with their providers and reduce risks to their business from...

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Third parties leave your network open to attacks

With the Target example as the high-water mark, enterprises need to worry about the lack of security on a third parties’ part. How do you tighten things up?

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How to strike ransomware out

Carbonite created this list of 10 important ransomware prevention tips and best practices.

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Google echoes Amazon's assurance on EU data protection compliance

Google has joined Amazon Web Services in promising customers of its cloud services that it will be compliant with new European Union data protection rules due to take effect next year.

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Report: Average ransomware demand now over $1,000

The average amount of a ransomware demand has increased from $294 in 2015 to $1,077 last year, according to a new report by Symantec.

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April 2017: The month in hacks and breaches

Hacked emergency alarms, DDoS attack down under, extortion, and garden variety data losses and privacy breaches mark the month of April.

Cybersecurity threats that keep the banks up at night

People are often asking financial services firms what is keeping them up at night, and fraud and cyber security increasingly top the list, but what are the specific threats they have to contend with?

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Human weakness enabling financial cybercrime

Cybercrime costs $3 trillion worldwide. One reason, a Boston police detective told a Boston banking audience, is because they make it too easy.

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SMBs continue to be a target of cybercriminals

Believing that their security program is good enough means there's a good chance they’ll be breached. Here are some lessons from the bigs guys for the SMBs.

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Users have little confidence their company can protect their mobile device

A survey sponsored by Check Point found that 64 percent of respondents are doubtful that their organization can prevent a mobile cyberattack. What can be done to combat that?

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Cyberespionage, ransomware big gainers in new Verizon breach report

Verizon released its tenth annual breach report this morning, and cyberespionage and ransomware were the big gainers in 2016. Cyberspionage accounted for 21 percent of cases analyzed, up from 13 percent last year, and was the most...

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Hipchat resets user passwords after possible breach

HipChat has reset all its users' passwords after what it called a security incident that may have exposed their names, email addresses and hashed password information.

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Healthcare records for sale on Dark Web

A clinic in Baltimore is just one example of a healthcare provider having its records stolen, only to find them on the Dark Web for less than one cent per record.

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