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I Predict Growth in Cybercrime During 2018 – Not Exactly Brain Surgery

As 2017 is wrapping up, we have dire predictions for cybercrime in the year to come. In an article in Infosecurity Magazine, Trend Micro predicts an increase in vulnerabilities in the internet of things (IoT), which, as it notes, does not rely on regulations or industry standards.…

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GDPR

Useful Information about GDPR for US Companies

I recently I read an article about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). I’m getting to sound like a broken record. Anyway, it brought up some interesting tidbits that I had not come across before.…

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GDPR

That’s Our Data? Oh

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is turning out to be a good wake-up call for many organizations. Specifically, for those who find it challenging to understand what data they do have.…

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GDPR - Protecting against Data Breaches

How Are You Protecting Against a Data Breach? Oh, You’re Not

Just so you can get on board with what’s going on in my small technology world, I have been doing some research on the impending day of doom – May 25th, 2018. For those of you who don’t know, this is the day the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect.…

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Collaboration – The Unseen Cybercriminal

Collaboration is a serious issue from a cybersecurity perspective. The average company using SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business collaborates with 72 business partners.

The results of an analysis by Skyhigh Networks found that 8 percent of business partners were deemed high risk from a security standpoint.…

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Data Breaches

If You’re in Healthcare, You’re Probably Used to Data Breaches

The 2016, Sixth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy and Security of Healthcare Data, conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by ID Experts, revealed that data breaches in healthcare are increasing, not decreasing.…

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OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business – Rising in Popularity and Data Breaches

According to Skyhigh Networks, OneDrive for Business is leading the Microsoft pack and has displaced Exchange Online as the most used Office 365 application. But data vulnerabilities and potential data breaches in OneDrive for Business are detracting from its success.…

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Security

It’s Not a Matter of If You will Have a Data Breach, but a Matter of When

In late January, MongoDB databases were hacked, 27,000 to be exact. They did not have password protection, nor did they have firewalls. Interestingly, MongoDB is the fourth most popular database, after Oracle, MySQL, and Microsoft SQL Server.…

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SharePoint Online

What Do You Think of SharePoint as an Enterprise Content Management Solution?

It is predicted that SharePoint Online and Office 365 will give enterprise content management (ECM) vendors a run for their money, in The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Content Management.…

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Data Security

So You Think You’re Safe? Maybe ‘Strike Three, You’re Out’ is More Appropriate.

Businesses are making some poor decisions regarding security. The question asked in the article ‘Dangerous Assumptions that Put Enterprises at Risk’, by Kacy Zurkus, stacks up the evidence that many companies are confident in their security but shouldn’t be.…

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