Data Security


Security Staff Are Adopting Biometrics But Can Do More to Eliminate the Password

Security Staff Are Adopting Biometrics But Can Do More to Eliminate the Password

A survey found that security professionals are making the move to biometrics, but that they could be doing more to protect data.

More than 600,000 Affected by Michigan Health Care Data Breach

More than 600,000 Affected by Michigan Health Care Data Breach

More than 600,000 Michiganders may have had their information compromised by a data breach of several major health care systems.

Facebook Announces Plans to Pivot toward Privacy

Facebook Announces Plans to Pivot toward Privacy

“I believe the future of communication will increasingly shift to private, encrypted services where people can be confident what they say to each other stays secure and their messages and content won't stick around forever. This is the future I hope we will help bring about,” Zuckerberg wrote.

Verizon Report Explores the World of Insider Threats

Verizon Report Explores the World of Insider Threats

Verizon takes its Data Breach Investigations Report and refocuses on Insider Threat reports.

Facebook Accused of Misusing the Phone Numbers

Facebook Accused of Misusing Phone Numbers

Facebook users have found that a phone number they added to their account for the sole purpose of two-factor authentication can be used to look up their account by advertisers and strangers.

IBM Finds Security Flaws in Visitor Check-In Systems

IBM Finds Security Flaws in Visitor Check-In Systems

“We found that you could break out of the kiosk and interact with the underlying Windows operating systems, and from there do things like drop malware or open up the database,” said Daniel Crowder, research director at the IBM X-Force Red security unit.

Tips for Conducting a Personal Online Security Audit to Protect Yourself from Threats This Year

Tips for Conducting a Personal Online Security Audit to Protect Yourself from Threats This Year

What can you do to protect your personal data in 2019?

TikTok Hit with Record Setting Fine for Collecting Data of Children

TikTok Hit with Record Setting Fine for Collecting Data of Children

TikTok, a popular video-sharing app, has agreed to pay $5.7 million to settle allegations that it collected data on children.



Secure Storage in the Age of Edge Computing and the Cloud

Secure Storage in the Age of Edge Computing and the Cloud

Back when IT was dominated by on-premises data centers, storage options were fairly straightforward and securing storage resources was relatively simple compared with today’s far more complex storage landscape.

Looking Beyond the Hype

Looking Beyond the Hype

The past few years have seen significant advancements in computing power. With this, machines seem to have a greater ability to learn about us and participate in our lives.

Are You Throwing Money Away

Are You Throwing Money Away

Millions of video surveillance cameras around the world are losing money.

INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL

The Year of the Cloud

People are always trying to predict industry trends, but virtually all of the predicted trends I have read lately are just a subset of the benefits offered by cloud managed video.

Security Flaws Already Found in 5G Technology

Security Flaws Already Found in 5G Technology

5G is the talk of the town, but is it free of security risks?

Military File-Sharing Site Brought Back Online Following Security Concerns

Military File-Sharing Site Brought Back Online Following Security Concerns

The Defense Department website used to transfer large files containing sensitive unclassified information was brought back online earlier this month after being taken down due to security concerns last year.

New Report Shows 550 Percent Increase in Consumer Security Risks Connected to Apps

New Report Shows 550 Percent Increase in Consumer Security Risks Connected to Apps

McAfee's Mobile Threat Report found that reporting backdoors, malicious cryptomining, fake apps and banking Trojans all increased substantially in 2018.

Reverse Engineering is One of Your Best Weapons in the Fight Against Cyberattacks

Reverse Engineering is One of Your Best Weapons in the Fight Against Cyberattacks

Reverse engineering is a powerful tool to keep in your cybersecurity tool belt.

California Introduces New Bill to Enhance Data Breach Notification Laws

California Introduces New Bill to Enhance Data Breach Notification Laws

California already has some of the strongest data breach laws in the U.S., but thinks it can do better.

Senate Intelligence Committee Questions Healthcare Cybersecurity

Senate Intelligence Committee Questions Healthcare Cybersecurity

Democrat Senator Mark Warner is asking healthcare organizations how the Senate Intelligence Committee can aid in beefing up cybersecurity laws.

Major Security Flaws Found in Popular Password Managers

Major Security Flaws Found in Popular Password Managers

Independent Security Evaluators found some worrying flaws in popular password managers, but still suggest that you use one.

Nearly 50,000 AdventHealth Patients Impacted in Yearlong Data Breach

Nearly 50,000 AdventHealth Patients Impacted in Yearlong Data Breach

AdventHealth's system was breached for over a year, impacting 42,000 patients and their data.

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