Data Security


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3 Major Internet Privacy Issues and How to Avoid Them

Information mishandling, snooping and location tracking are often the ways in which users find their privacy violated online.

Deploying IoT Devices

Deploying IoT Devices

The number and breadth of devices that make up the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow rapidly, with everything from kitchen appliances to video surveillance and access control systems offering the ability to connect to a network.

Security by Design

Security by Design

We know by now that there is an abundance of business advantages in the cloud — it’s agile and cost-efficient, and, with little to no hardware maintenance, it’s easier to update and perform maintenance on than traditional on-site servers.

The Opportunity of Hyperconvergence

The Opportunity of Hyperconvergence

A new IT trend–“hyperconvergence”–may hold the key to simplifying this task while also enabling significantly more sophisticated ways to tap the value of data many organizations are already collecting.

Path to the Future

Path to the Future

Security professionals face many challenges in selecting video surveillance systems that address their unique needs.

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Justice Department Indicts 80 People in Massive Online Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

Two Nigerian citizens are accused of leading a massive fraud scheme that transferred at least $6 million in fraudulently-obtained funds, much of whom was taken from elderly people.

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European Union Considers Policy to Regulate Use of Facial Recognition Technology

As countries across Europe grapple with the consequences of facial recognition software, EU officials are seeking to limit what the technology can collect and how the data is used.

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Five Surprising Trends in Cybersecurity

The impact of GDPR, the increasing number of issues with shadow IT and the more advanced solutions for IoT devices are among the most surprising trends.



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With 4.1 Billion Records Exposed in Six Months, 2019 Is On Course To Be Record Year For Data Breaches

Only eight breaches were responsible for the exposure of 3.2 billion records in the first half of the year, according to new research.

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Ransomware Attacks Hit 23 Texas Towns, Prompting Statewide Response

The state suspects that the attack, which took place Friday morning and targeted small local governments, was coordinated by “one single threat actor.”

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The Dangers of Open-Source Vulnerabilities, and What You Can Do About It

Neglecting basic security practices exposes companies to long-standing security threats.

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Alleged Capital One Hacker Stole From More Than 30 Other Organizations, Prosecutors Say

In a search of Paige Thompson’s home, federal agents found servers holding stolen data from other companies and an “arsenal of weapons” belonging to her roommate.

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Security Company Exposes Fingerprint, Facial Recognition Data of Over 1 Million Users

Suprema, which operates the Biostar 2 biometric smart lock system, leaked over 27.8 million records in a publicly accessible database discovered by security researchers.

DSLR Cameras Are Susceptible to Ransomware Attacks, New Research Finds

DSLR Cameras Are Susceptible to Ransomware Attacks, New Research Finds

Cameras could be high-priority targets because owners are more likely to pay to get their valuable photos back, researchers said.

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How Deception Technology Can Help You Detect Threats Early

Deploying automated decoys can help protect your network and reduce IT costs.

Rebuilding Trust After Cybersecurity Lapses

Rebuilding Trust After Cybersecurity Lapses

Promising to prevent a re-occurrence is not nearly enough to repair the damage with clients.

A New Age in Corporate Accountability for Data Breaches

Why corporations owe it to you and society as a whole to stop data breaches and fraud

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10 Simple Steps to Take Right Now to Secure Your Business WiFi Network

Conducting regular maintenance and updates are the easiest ways to secure your corporate WiFi network

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Combating Third-Party Excuses to Your Information Security Requests

How to rebut the common (and illegitimate) excuses used by third-parties for not complying with your information security due diligence requests

Encrypted USB Drives

The term “bad actor” once only referred to someone making a living in Tinsel Town. Now governments have used those words to describe rogue operators who carry out missions or perform actions with the intent to weaken or harm a country for the good of another.

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  • Security Today Magazine - October 2019

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