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How Can Businesses Protect against Phishing Attacks on Employee Smartphones?

Smartphones have become synonymous with everyday business operations, enabling employees to store important contact details, browse the web and reply to emails while on the move. However, the ubiquity of such devices has led scammers to increasingly target them with a variety of phishing attacks – all designed to convince individuals to part with sensitive […]

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Lessons from Cyber Essentials – Going Back to the Basics

Whether it’s phishing attacks or zero-day exploits, businesses are facing an increasing number of cyber threats every day. And when these attacks are successful, businesses can face both reputational and monetary consequences. In fact, a 2018 report from Ponemon found that businesses have to fork out an average of $3.9 million when hit by a data breach. […]

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Security Gets Messy: Emerging Challenges from Biometrics, New Regulations, Insiders

Over the coming years, the very foundations of today’s digital world will shake – violently. Innovative and determined attackers, along with seismic changes to the way organizations conduct their operations, will combine to threaten even the strongest establishments.  Only those with robust preparations will stand tall. Existing controls and methods of managing information risk will […]

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Could a Credit-Like Security Score Save the Cyber Insurance Industry?

In the evolving world of cybersecurity, enterprises need access to cyber insurance that accurately reflects their current security posture and that covers both direct and indirect expenses. The same challenge, of course, applies to the insurers issuing the policies. Unfortunately, the evolving threat landscape and rising incidents of attacks has created difficulty in matching packages […]

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Patch Tuesday, October 2018 Edition

Microsoft this week released software updates to fix roughly 50 security problems with various versions of its Windows operating system and related software, including one flaw that is already being exploited and another for which exploit code is publicly available. The zero-day bug — CVE-2018-8453 — affects Windows versions 7, 8.1, 10 and Server 2008, […]

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