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Fraud Prevention During the Pandemic

September 11, 2020

Via: Dark Reading

There’s one fraud pattern that’s highly predictable: When the economy goes down, fraud goes up. In the wake of COVID-19, the Great Recession of 2008 provides some important lessons that can help enterprise security teams protect their companies and employees […]


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The coronavirus crisis is increasing the risk of bank fraud. Here’s how banks can play defense

July 7, 2020

Via: Fortune

Banks have enjoyed something of an unlooked-for reprieve during the COVID-19 crisis. Over the last decade, the industry was subject to increased regulatory scrutiny and public scorn triggered by misconduct scandals. During the coronavirus shutdown, however, banks have been critical […]


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Businesses are set to spend big on cloud this year, but not security

June 17, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Businesses are prepared to lay out major investment in cloud technology and systems this year, new research has claimed. Cloud spending has soared in 2020 so far due to the increased need for remote working capabilities brought on by the […]


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Money now the biggest driving factor behind cybercrime

May 19, 2020

Via: TechRadar

As enterprises across the world prepare for business continuity amidst the Covid-19 lockdown, cybercriminals have been equally busy tweaking their plans. According to the Verizon Business 2020 Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR), hackers are changing their targets in these unprecedented […]


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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 […]


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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 […]