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Errors blamed for 21 per cent of data breaches: Verizon report

Clumsy hands of employees continue to be the bane of CISOs according to the latest figures from the annual Verizon...

May 8th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Compliance with payment card security standard slipping, says Verizon report

Data breaches that scoop up credit and debit card numbers ought to be relatively rare because the Payment Card Industry has...

September 26th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Uber paid hackers after a massive data breach, Apple buying into VR/AR with acquisition

Uber paid hackers after a massive data breach, Apple has reportedly acquired a Montreal-based virtual reality company, and activists are...

November 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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Patch management could have stopped NotPetya attacks: Verizon

Good patch management could have stopped the spread this week of the NotPetya ransomware, says one of the world’s expert...

June 29th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Weak, stolen passwords still a leading factor in breaches: Verizon report

Odds are your organization will be breached through a hack than any other method, and most likely by attackers leveraging...

April 27th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Ten tips for more secure sofware

How an attacker beat anti-fraud protocols, and other cyber security incident cases

No matter how smart the IT security team is, sometimes a little thing gets overlooked that cost an enterprise a...

February 22nd, 2017 Howard Solomon

Verizon’s $350 million discount on Yahoo purchase shows cost of breaches is real

Those looking to affix a hard cost to a data breach now have new figure to help calculate it, and...

February 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Yahoo hack of 1 billion accounts is biggest data breach ever

Just a few months after announcing that in 2014 500 million accounts were hacked, Yahoo Inc. is at it again,...

December 15th, 2016 Alex Radu

Should Verizon get a discount on Yahoo?

Yahoo used to be a funky place to hang out, especially for some of us early Internauts who were used...

October 7th, 2016 Claudiu Popa