Tag: stolen credentials

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The Biggest Data Breaches of 2019 – 3 Lessons to Learn

by Kevin Lancaster

Learn 3 valuable lessons from the biggest data breaches of 2019, and how you can stay off that list in 2020.

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Smart Cybercriminals Sell Research Data on the Dark Web

by Kevin Lancaster

Passwords aren't the only thing cybercriminals are stealing to sell - cybercriminals also sell research data on the Dark Web, especially in healthcare. See how to foil their plans.

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Ransomware is on the Rise – How to Bolster Your Defenses

by Kevin Lancaster

Ransomware was a 2019 staple, and it's bigger than ever in 2020. Our security training and awareness tips can help you defend against ransomware.

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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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Is Your Biggest Threat Already Inside Your Building? Our Top Tips for Combating Insider Threats

by Kevin Lancaster

While the evil hacker causing all of the problems is a popular cybersecurity villain, it isn't the whole story. Insider threats are an even bigger problem, and facing them head on with smart solutions is the best cure.

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3 Ways for Healthcare Orgs to Combat COVID-19 Cyberattacks

by Kevin Lancaster

New information from CISA and NCSC details how healthcare organizations are under attack by cybercriminals looking to profit from COVID-19 data. These tips can help stop them.

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GoDaddy Breach Highlights the Importance of Credential Security

by Kevin Lancaster

The newest breach at security-challenged GoDaddy is a reminder that credential security doesn't just affect your business - it impacts your partners and clients too. Strengthen your business relationships by showing that you take it seriously in a few simple but significant ways.

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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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