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Half of U.S. local government offices haven’t upgraded their ransomware defenses since 2019’s online crime spree, IBM poll says

February 27, 2020

Via: Fortune

Half of state and local government officials say their office hasn’t done anything to prepare for ransomware over the last year, a new survey says, despite such attacks debilitating cities and counties around the country in 2019. A Harris-IBM survey […]


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Ransomware: the cyber threat that keeps on giving

February 19, 2020

Via: TechRadar

When it comes to ransomware conventional wisdom says you should never pay. Often, however, the reality is not as simple as that. If the data cannot be retrieved from your backup solution or if the encrypted information is business critical […]


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Making customer privacy a priority

January 14, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Within 24 hours of the long-awaited launch of Disney+, the entertainment multinational’s streaming service, it was reported that thousands of accounts had been hacked, with critical data stolen and sold online. As these breaches are so common, we’ve become almost […]


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Keeping personal information secure

January 9, 2020

Via: TechRadar

As more and more aspects of our lives go online, how can we make sure that our personal information remains secure, and that our conversations remain private? Here are five simple steps you can take to improve your online safety. […]


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Overcoming the strains facing cybersecurity

November 20, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Consumers are no longer surprised by data breaches. And, the truth is that large scale data breaches are here to stay. In fact, according to recent research from Bitdefender, six in every ten businesses have suffered a data breach in […]


Industries, Others, Security

Growing threat to medical devices will help drive cybersecurity market to $143 billion

October 9, 2019

Via: TechRadar

A new report estimates that the global cybersecurity market will be worth $143 billion in the year 2021, and that this major growth will be driven in part by the need for better security for vital connected medical devices. Analytics […]


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Google’s New Password Security Tool Flags Compromised Websites

October 2, 2019

Via: Fortune

A big problem with passwords is that people use the same one over and over. This means that hackers who steal a password for one website—like for a hotel reward program—can often use it in many other places—such as to […]


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Trend Micro: Why AI could be vital to your security future

September 27, 2019

Via: TechRadar

With businesses of all sizes keen to ensure they don’t become the next big-name security attack victim, the need to stay on top of your data could be central to staying safe from the latest threats. “Every business should be […]


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Capital One hack may have been bigger than thought

August 15, 2019

Via: TechRadar

The hacker behind the Capital One data breach may have also been responsible for attacks on multiple other companies, law forces have said. Paige Thompson may have stolen data from more than 30 other organisations, according to US officials investigating […]


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Should Companies Bolster Their Cybersecurity by ‘Hacking Back?’

July 24, 2019

Via: Fortune

Attend any cybersecurity confab, and you’ll encounter some version of the following refrain. “There are two types of companies in this world: those that have been hacked and those that don’t yet know they’ve been hacked.” The phrase that launched […]