Equifax used 'admin' as username and password for sensitive data: lawsuit

Equifax used ‘admin’ as username and password for sensitive data: lawsuit

Equifax (EFX) used the word “admin” as both password and username for a portal that contained sensitive information, according to a class-action lawsuit filed in…

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Nearly 60% of businesses suffered a data breach in the past 3 years

Nearly 60% of businesses suffered a data breach in the past 3 years

In the spirit of October being the 16th Annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a recent Bitdefender study outlined the cybersecurity conditions of infosecurity companies across…

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Insulin Pumps Recalled By FDA For Cybersecurity Risks

Insulin Pumps Recalled By FDA For Cybersecurity Risks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning patients and healthcare providers that some insulin pumps carry cybersecurity risks. In an alert published on…

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Three strategies to prove security's value

Three strategies to prove security’s value

Security executive Ricardo González doesn’t see IT security as a cost center; instead, he describes it as “a strategic investment in the reduction of corporate…

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First Half Of 2019 Sees 4,000 Data Breaches Exposing 4B Records

First Half Of 2019 Sees 4,000 Data Breaches Exposing 4B Records

The number of data breaches reported and records exposed both increased by more than 50 percent during the first half of 2019 compared to the…

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UK Boardrooms Falling Short on Cyber Expertise

UK Boardrooms Falling Short on Cyber Expertise

More than two-thirds (67%) of UK firms believe security concerns are holding back their efforts to grow through digital innovation, with many blaming a lack…

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More critical Remote Desktop flaws expose Windows systems to hacking

More critical Remote Desktop flaws expose Windows systems to hacking

Microsoft has identified and patched several vulnerabilities in the Windows Remote Desktop Services (RDS) component — formerly known as Terminal Services — which is widely…

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IT Governance’s 2019 Cyber Resilience Report reveals major data protection weaknesses

IT Governance’s 2019 Cyber Resilience Report reveals major data protection weaknesses

Anti-malware technology is one of the most basic cybersecurity mechanisms that organizations should have in place, but according to IT Governance’s 2019 Cyber Resilience Report,…

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Why remote workers are an underrated security risk for small businesses

Despite the risk, small businesses are largely unaware of security risks associated with remote employees, according to a Nationwide survey. In a new survey from…

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75% of Security Awareness Pros Are Part Time

75% of Security Awareness Pros Are Part Time

The 2019 Security Awareness Report published by SANS Security Awareness, a division of SANS Institute, found that across many organizations, there is an increased emphasis on…

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