• SANS Announces Agenda for Orlando Security Training Event

    SANS Announces Agenda for Orlando Security Training Event

    SANS Institute, a global leader in information security training, today announced the agenda for one of its biggest security training events, SANS 2018. Taking place in Orlando April 3 – 10, SANS 2018 features more than 45 courses and numerous evening discussions led by some of the biggest names in cyber security. SANS 2018 will
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  • War On Cyberattacks and Digitalisation are High Business Priorities

    War On Cyberattacks and Digitalisation are High Business Priorities

    Changing business priorities will see a greater emphasis on cybersecurity and digitalisation over the next three years, according to almost 1000 senior executives in a survey by Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance . The findings come from this year’s Corporate Learning Pulse, a major leadership study conducted among C-Suite executives, HR
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  • Healthcare Entities Account for over 25% of Reported Data Breaches

    Healthcare Entities Account for over 25% of Reported Data Breaches

    Despite advances in security technology and increased governmental cybersecurity initiatives, attackers will not abandon their pursuit of unprotected patient data. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, this past year healthcare entities accounted for 27.4% of reported data breaches. It’s clear that the healthcare industry is less prepared with HIPAA compliance than patients expect. HIPAA
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  • GDPR Driving Cultural Change in Businesses Globally

    GDPR Driving Cultural Change in Businesses Globally

    The risk of losing benefits—including bonuses—for failure to comply with GDPR policies is a real possibility for employees at one in four organizations worldwide according to a new study. A study from Veritas Technologies, a leader in multi-cloud data management, has found that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has the potential to drive major
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  • 10 Cybersecurity Threats and Trends for 2018

    10 Cybersecurity Threats and Trends for 2018

    “As organizations and individuals become increasingly reliant on IoT for critical functions, the risks that we are taking are becoming greater and greater,” says Christopher Skinner, CEO of technology security firm SpiderOak. “Attack surfaces are exploding – the nearly 4 billion people online worldwide means 4 billion different entry points for criminals. We trust our
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  • Security without Privacy will Inhibit Creativity

    Security without Privacy will Inhibit Creativity

    The International Council on Global Privacy & Security by Design is asking people to imagine how many potential life-altering innovations may never arise if our creative community is inhibited from thinking freely. That’s what is at stake if we allow increasing intrusions into our privacy – justified by rising concerns over security – to stifle
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  • Customer-Facing Applications pose Security Risk

    Customer-Facing Applications pose Security Risk

    Customer-facing web and mobile applications present the highest security risk to businesses in Asia Pacific according to the results of a survey published by  Synopsys, Inc. In addition, 48 percent of those surveyed highlighted the lack of skilled security personnel or training as one of the biggest challenges to implementing a software security program. Read the
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  • Biometrics in The Cloud – An Area of Rapid Growth

    Biometrics in The Cloud – An Area of Rapid Growth

    Acuity Market Intelligence forecasts that by 2022 more than 5.5 billion biometrically-enabled mobile devices will create a global platform that supports one trillion Cloud-based biometric transactions annually.  Acuity expects Cloud-based biometric solutions to drive the mobile biometric market to $50.6 billion in annual revenue by 2022. “Biometric have become a mainstream convenience for unlocking smartphones
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