Personally Identifiable Information: What You Need to Know About Keeping It Safe

     

    Media accounts of the theft of personally identifiable information by hackers seem to keep coming like a two-mile-long train—there just seems to be no end in sight.

    That’s because cyberthieves stand to make enormous amounts of money selling personal data in bulk on the black market.

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    Penetration Testing vs Vulnerability Scanning—Knowing the Differences

    Understanding penetration testing versus vulnerability scanning and using them both properly will help your organization identify cybersecurity weaknesses and determine how likely they are to be exploited.

    The average organization experienced more than 53,000 security incidents that compromised the integrity, confidentiality, or availability of information assets between November 2016 and October 2017, according to the 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report. Researchers confirmed 2,216 data breaches in which information was exposed to an unauthorized party during that same period.

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    IoT and Financial Services: 5 Things to Understand About the Risks

    The Internet of Things helps financial services firms run their businesses more efficiently and engage with their customers more effectively.

    The proliferation of internet-connected devices has made it easier for customers to conduct their affairs and has given the companies that they do business with more insight into their activities.

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    Healthcare IT Security Best Practices: Adopting NIST's Cybersecurity Framework

    Ransomware and other forms of digital extortion continue their unprecedented march, attacking computers, stealing the private data of millions of individuals, and forcing IT managers to play whack-a-mole in order to stem the tide of new threats entering network servers every year.

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    The Importance of Penetration Testing for On-Prem/Cloud Environments

    You may have moved data to the cloud. But that doesn’t mean your responsibilities for securing it are gone.

    Eager to embrace the cloud’s efficiency, organizations often solely rely on their cloud-service providers to secure data.

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    5 Things to Keep an Eye on in Financial Services Cybersecurity in 2018

     

    The U.S. financial services industry is the largest in the world, worth approximately $1.4 trillion as of 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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    Why IT Security Best Practices Still Get Overlooked - And How to Fix It

    During the past 25 years or so, the internet has evolved to become one of the most predominant vehicles supporting the endeavors of global commerce, government organizations, and academic institutions, to name a few. And like sharks following the scent of blood in the water, cybercriminals seeking financial profit or other mischief have evolved to develop highly sophisticated and cunning methods to extract valuable information from organizations with IT security policies not formulated with industry best practices in mind.

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