Tag: data compromised

October 28, 2021

2021 Data Breaches Have Already Exceeded All of 2020

Data breach numbers in 2021 are expected to hit historic highs. Explore the data breach landscape & how to protect businesses from harm.

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October 14, 2021

Phight the Phish: 1 in 4 Companies is at Risk of a Phishing-Related Data Breach

25% of firms are in danger of a phishing-related data breach. Find out how to stop it as you #PhightthePhish Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

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September 03, 2021

10 Cybersecurity Statistics That Can Help You Prevent a Data Breach

These cybersecurity statistics can help you develop a defensive posture than can prevent a data breach in your organization.

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August 06, 2021

Why Are Cloud Data Breaches Up by More Than a Third?

Cloud data breaches are up by 36%. Find out why and how to prevent this from becoming your organization’s problem fast.

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April 16, 2020

Stolen Account Info Zooms to Dark Web for 500K+ Zoom Users

Zoom meetings have become the way we do business right now, but they aren’t as safe as you might think. A batch of stolen credentials recently discovered on the Dark Web plus unexpected vulnerabilities means that every company needs to be alert to the dangers of virtual meetings.

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February 25, 2020

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

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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February 18, 2020

Six Similarities Between GDPR & US Regulatory Requirements

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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February 10, 2020

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

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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February 06, 2020

The Importance of Building Better Passwords

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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January 29, 2020

That relationship is toxic for you: Why you may need to swipe left on your favorite p@55wOrD$!

Since the start of the new year, we’ve been sifting through billions of compromised email addresses and passwords found on the Dark Web looking for interesting trends in password behavior. Rather than just give you the top 10 passwords to avoid, we wanted to take a closer look at user behavior when creating passwords and how those behaviors lead to predictability and potential exploits. Passwords are often deeply personal expressions of oneself with the goal of making them easier to remember. However, remembering which password is which is becoming increasingly difficult in our hyper-digital daily lives. In fact, it is estimated that average US adult has between 90 and 135 different applications that require a set of credentials (typically a username and/or email address and password combination) for access.

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