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Security - Concept Searching

Hackers? Oh, We Have an Open Door Policy

I have often seen recommendations to ‘think like a cybercriminal’ in relation to protecting your organization from data breaches. It appears that this is not happening.…

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Office 365 Security

When Office 365 Security Just Isn’t Enough

Every piece of software has a quirk here and there. I haven’t found ours yet. Office 365, due to its large install base, is no different. Office 365 incurs 10 million login attempts every day.…

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Email Data Breaches - Concept Searching

Click – You’re It

In 2018, over 128,400 medical patients were victims of a successful phishing attack. All personal information was accessed, both health and financial. Not a big deal anymore in the daily news, except, of course, to the victims.…

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Cybersecurity

Everyone Except Executives and Board Members Sit Down – You Are the Risk

Dark Reading released its annual security white paper, compiled from a poll of 300 IT and security leaders. The findings are not really surprising, but a few tidbits are hard to reconcile.…

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GDPR - Concept Searching

Do You Know Where Your Data Is? Probably Not

Not to give away my age, but do you remember the nursery rhyme, ‘Oh where, oh where has my little dog gone? Oh where, oh where can he be?’ Well, if we apply this to organizations’ data, most have no idea where their data is.…

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ePrivacy Regulation, EPR, EU, ePrivacy Directive

The EU Is at It Again – ePR

The EU is at it again. The ePrivacy Regulation (ePR), which originally should have been finalized on the date of the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation GDPR, 25 May 2018, is under review. Its purpose is to specifically protect the confidentiality of electronic communications.…

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Data Privacy

Data and Analytics Risks for 2019

Predictions for 2019 started a while ago. Personally, I would rather just be surprised. I do wonder though, does anyone go back and say, “Hey, you were totally off base”?…

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Data Breach

The Scariest Breach – Your ‘Trusted’ Partners – Part Two

This is Part Two of a two-part blog, with suggestions from cybersecurity experts on how you can proactively manage the growing problem of third-party data breaches. Read about the risks in Part One of the blog.…

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data breach concept searching - The Scariest Breach – Your ‘Trusted’ Partners – Part One

The Scariest Breach – Your ‘Trusted’ Partners – Part One

This is Part One of a two-part blog on the risks of third-party data breaches. Part Two provides suggestions from cybersecurity experts on how you can proactively manage this growing problem.

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Content Optimization

Hey, You, Get off of My Cloud

In May, Gartner released a report titled “Don’t Let Cloud Migration Flip Your Network and Put Users in Charge of Enterprise Security,” which is a pretty good read, focusing on how the cloud can be detrimental to the overall infrastructure of organizations.…

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