Tag: dark web monitoring

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10 Dark Web Facts You Need to See Right Now

by Kevin Lancaster

Don't believe the hype. Get the facts about the Dark Web and what goes in in cybercrime markets now to inform your security strategy.

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Is Your Staff Moonlighting on the Dark Web?

by Kevin Lancaster

Malicious insiders are a bigger security threat than anonymous hackers. Your staff could be selling you out by selling access to sensitive systems and more on the Dark Web. Here's how to stop it.

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Don’t Make These 5 Password FAILS! (But Do Notch These 2 Password Wins)

by Kevin Lancaster

World Password Day is right around the corner. See the 5 worst ways to create a password and 2 fast, easy, affordable ways to boost password security for a remote workforce.

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Massive Dark Web Dump Exposes Thousands of Passwords

by Kevin Lancaster

A fresh batch of passwords just hit the Dark Web exposing thousands of passwords from major public health organizations and other entities. Find out more about it and how to protect your business.

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Zoom Brings New Cybersecurity Threats to the Table

by ID Agent

Zoom may be the new way to conduct business during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it's also the new way for cybercriminals to attack systems and data using some fresh tricks to snare unsuspecting workers.

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COVID-19 and The State of the Dark Web (and Your Data) 2020

by ID Agent

In uncertain times, it pays to keep an eye on the Dark Web to avoid a potentially disastrous breach - because bad actors are poised to make the most of an upended business world in the wake of COVID-19

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Consumers Are Skeptical About Biometric Data Security: How Companies Can Respond

by ID Agent

In 2014, Apple's introduction of the iPhone 6 was more than just an exciting iteration of its flagship product – it was the launch of Touch ID. This blockbuster device ushered in a new era of widespread biometric data use for the layman. Fingerprints had replaced passcodes as device gatekeepers, charged with protecting the most important, sensitive information.

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Six Similarities Between GDPR & US Regulatory Requirements

by ID Agent

As companies collect and store more and more personal information, they face data privacy risks on many fronts. Increasingly, they are being held accountable for protecting their customers’ digital privacy. New regulations, led by Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2018, are quickly becoming normative in countries around the world. In total, 58% of all countries have some form of privacy regulations on the books, and another 10% are drafting legislation.

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The NY SHIELD Act is Almost Here: How to Stay Compliant

by ID Agent

Data privacy regulations are quickly becoming par for the course in countries around the world, each one bringing new, nuanced responsibilities for companies to follow. While Europe’s expansive General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) have made most of the headlines, we are just months away from the latest privacy regulation, New York’s “Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act.”

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The Importance of Building Better Passwords

by ID Agent

Good password hygiene is one of the easiest ways for businesses and consumers to protect their accounts from the millions of attacks threatening personal data every day.

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