The cost of cybercrime in the UK has reached a staggering £27bn – but what’s the actual threat to your business? From data breaches, phishing and spam, to identity theft, malware and vulnerabilities - learn how they can damage your business and the steps you can take to protect yourself.
As the use of mobile devices exponentially expands, so too does security threats to the increasing number of mobile applications that companies rely on. As a result, companies struggle to keep pace with mobile application security and face the risk of embarrassing and costly data breaches.
In this technical session, you’ll learn how Worklight Application Scanning helps you deliver applications that aren’t susceptible to the most common types of malware, including SQL Injection and Cross-Site Scripting. In addition, you’ll learn how this powerful tool helps address the OWASP Top 10 Mobile Risks for 2014.
This report looks at the challenges and requirements of protecting confidential patient data online, the risk of security breaches in the world of EHR, and the measures that healthcare organizations must take in order to achieve and maintain compliance.
News headlines have been inundated with stories of massive personal and credit card data breaches. The rising intensity and sophisticated nature of cyber attacks has created a hostile and precarious environment for businesses charged with protecting their customers’ personal data. The lucrative business of selling credit card data on the black market has made point-of-sale (PoS) devices, PoS environments, and web kiosks a prime target for cybercriminals. Read this solution brief to learn how to protect your network and PoS terminal and web kiosk endpoints from costly multi-stage cyber attacks.
As cyberattacks and fraud continue to increase in frequency and sophistication, organizations are placing a greater emphasis on cyberthreat intelligence as a way to protect against compromise, data breach, and losses from online fraud. Measuring the true value of threat intelligence has been difficult however.
For the first time the Ponemon Institute has conducted a study that reveals the facts behind the impact that weak threat intelligence is having on organizations.
Published By: AlienVault
Published Date: Mar 30, 2016
The public demands accountability for data breaches involving systems that include personally identifiable information (PII) and expects that all educational institutions will have the same levels of security that Fortune 500 companies do. However, most educational institutions have fewer IT security resources than their larger enterprise counterparts, yet they face the same threats from attackers.
Fortunately, there are solutions. This whitepaper by SANS instructor Jake Williams walks through an example of a typical breach in an education organization, highlighting common ways attackers gain access to a network and practical steps to reduce risk.
Download this whitepaper to learn:
• Common security gaps that make educational institutions vulnerable to attack
• Practical security controls that won't break the bank
• Key questions to evaluate security vendors
• A checklist summarizing steps you should take now to improve security
Deploying patches in a timely fashion soon after they become available helps secure the OS and prevent the majority of data breaches. However, many computer systems are often not patched for months or not at all.
Absolute Software has announced it has completed its acquisition of the LANrev systems management platform. Absolute plans to integrate LANrev's popular Mac and PC lifecycle configuration management technology with its flagship security and asset management suite, Computrace.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Jul 27, 2009
With data breaches widespread, no organisation can afford to be complacent, but most data losses are avoidable. Many of the breaches making headline news are caused by the loss or theft of laptops and other portable devices. To protect themselves from financial and reputational damage, encryption technologies can reduce risks by ensuring the information on such devices is secure when users are on the move. They can also add value by allowing the secure sharing of information among authorised users and by enabling more secure remote working.
Published By: Avalere
Published Date: Apr 02, 2007
Sensitive documents, files and intellectual property are extracted from a central repository such as a database, records management system, or document management system to complete daily tasks, however, extracting this information can lead to a security breach. Avalere provides the tools you need to control the proliferation of sensitive information throughout your organization.
In this white paper, we explore how the uncontrolled use of portable storage devices such as iPods, USB sticks, flash drives and PDAs, coupled with data theft techniques such as ‘pod slurping’, can lead to major security breaches.
More than ever, SMBs need to focus on security as part of their IT infrastructure, building around it rather than considering it as an afterthought. This has become even more critical over the past few years as many businesses have unwittingly lost their customers’ personal data due to security breaches, and as states and countries have responded by enacting laws to force the businesses to implement additional levels of protection.
High-profile data losses are grabbing more and more headlines every week, threatening the reputation, customer base, and overall bottom line of organization whose systems have been exploited. In addition to this lurking threat, now organizations face potential fines for PCI non-compliance from VISA, beginning in September 2007. Ecora Software will provide you with the information you need to proactively address PCI compliance and, of equal importance, minimize your risk of a costly data breach.
Published By: LaGarde
Published Date: Sep 10, 2008
It's difficult to pick up a news report without reading about another data breach or case of identity theft. With so much personal and financial information stored and transmitted electronically, consumers are at greater risk than ever of becoming victims of fraud.
The data security challenges for financial services providers—from the solo accounting professional to the midsize accounting firm to world’s largest corporation, from CPAs to CFPs to credit counselors—have never been as challenging as they are in today’s turbulent times. And although the large data breaches at the most recognizable companies receive the most publicity, small companies and solo offices can also be victims, according to the Better Business Bureau.
The data security challenges for financial enterprises have never been as challenging as they are in today's turbulent times. Not only must financial enterprises comply with regulations such as SOX, GBLA and PCI along with a multitude of state regulations concerning customer privacy and electronic data security, they must also guard against the staggering costs—both tangible and intangible—that a security breach can incur.
The data security challenges in the healthcare industry have never been as challenging as they are today. Not only must healthcare providers comply with HIPAA regulations concerning patient privacy and electronic data security, they must also guard against identity theft as well more complex scenarios of insurance data theft, medical identity theft and the adulteration of health records.
2014 was a banner year for security breaches. According to the Identity and Theft Research Center, there were 783 reported U.S. data breaches, a 27.5% increase from 2013. Keeping your company and customer data safe is no longer just an IT problem; it's a top concern for C-level executives as well. Your company's reputation and bottom line depend on keeping corporate data secure — yet employee mobility is making this a huge challenge. Read this eGuide to learn how to avoid these challenges with simpler, smarter authentication.