Data Security


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How These Web Application Security Vulnerabilities Could Be Affecting Your Business

When companies don’t follow basic security practices, they leave themselves vulnerable.

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Shipping Giant Pitney Bowes’ Services Stalled by Ransomware Attack

The company, which serves over 1.5 million clients, has been able to get some services back online but is still working to address the damage.

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Incident Response in the Age of Intelligent Bots

How security teams can improve their defense strategy by integrating bots

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Medical Data of 1 Million New Zealanders Potentially Exposed in Health System Breach

The health organization realized during an investigation of an August breach that its systems had been breached several times prior to the known attack.

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Facial Recognition Database Facing Potential Legal Action For Using Photos, Many of Children, Without Permission

The massive MegaFace dataset may have violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, a 2008 law that protects residents from using facial scans without their permission.

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Study: 66 Percent of Small Businesses Worldwide Have Faced Cyberattacks in The Past Year

For the third year in a row, SMBs are reporting big increases in the frequency of cybersecurity attacks.

Attorney General Pressures Facebook To Delay End-To-End Encryption, Citing Child Abuse Concerns

Law enforcement are increasingly worried about the possibility of end-to-end encryption, which does not provide police with a way to access communications between potential suspects.

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FBI Warns Businesses and Organizations of Rising “High-Impact” Ransomware Threat

Even if an organization decides to pay a ransom against the FBI’s advice, they should report the crime to law enforcement, according to the FBI alert.



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Microsoft: Iranian Hackers Targeted Email Accounts of Presidential Campaign, U.S. Officials

Over 200 accounts were targeted by the group of hackers, but only four were compromised, according to Microsoft.

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Ransomware Attack Causes Alabama Hospital System to Turn Patients Away

In the latest ransomware attack scourge, three hospitals in Alabama were able to continue serving existing patients but said they could not take new cases.

Why Are SMBs so Worried?

Why Are SMBs so Worried?

Cloud storage is most used by small-and-medium businesses (SMBs). The reason is that it comes with many benefits for organizations in terms of flexibility and more importantly productivity.

Data Privacy Requires a Security Response

Recent hacks into databases of some of the world’s biggest corporations and government organizations put the personal information of billions of people at risk.

Ushering in a New Era

Ushering in a New Era

Privacy issues continue to dominate headlines as the world’s biggest companies are being challenged on the ways they collect and use people’s data. Consumers are growing more concerned about how their activities are being tracked across the web as companies sell information to advertisers for a profit.

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Delivery App DoorDash Becomes Latest Company To Suffer Data Breach Affecting Millions

4.9 million users have been affected by the data breach, which DoorDash discovered in the past month.

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Microsoft Now Plans To Offer Free Security Updates to Election Officials Using Windows 7

The company originally planned to phase out security patches for Windows 7 in January. Now, Microsoft will continue issuing free updates for election systems around the world.

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Senate Committee Allocates $250 Million To Bolster State Election Security

The fight over increased funding for election security is far from over, though: The House and Senate still need to agree on a number for the final version of the bill.

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Millions of Americans’ Medical Images Were Left Unprotected on The Web, Report Finds

A new investigation discovered that the medical images and health data of more than 5 million patients in the U.S. was readily accessible on the web without a password or login.

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Treasury Department Implements Sanctions on North Korean Cyber Groups

The department announced the sanctions Friday after it said that North Korean intelligence groups targeted American critical infrastructure, particularly the financial system.

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5 Common Phishing Attacks and How To Protect Yourself Against Them

Phishing scams continues to be a widespread problem for businesses and individuals alike. But there are several ways to recognize that you could be getting scammed.

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Report: Facebook Database Found Online Exposed Phone Numbers of Millions

A database that was left without password protection was discovered by a security researcher, who said 419 million records of Facebook user phone numbers were exposed.

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