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Global Privacy Standards: Overcoming Obstacles in International Growth

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In the Internet age, it’s easier than ever before to grow a business on a global scale. Empowered by digital connectivity, even small firms can reach markets half a world away, set up outsourcing arrangements and grow partnerships across international borders. The opportunities are plentiful and enticing. Yet going global is not without its challenges. And for firms transmitting data ...

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Cyber Espionage — It’s Not Just for the Movies

Cyber espionage may sound like something that only happens in spy movies or behind the walls of high-profile government agencies. But the reality is that it’s a legit security issue that can affect any organization with an internet connection. Regardless of an organization’s size, if it fails to protect itself from cyber spies, then the chances are good that it ...

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The Talk: Why You Need to Discuss Cyber Security with Your Staff

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Cyber security professionals and black-hat hackers are constantly engaged in a battle of wits where the stakes can be high, and the demand for cutting-edge intelligence is ever present. As engaging as this situation may be for savvy security professionals, the reality is that even the smartest IT department can’t curb malicious hacking on its own. A comprehensive cyber security ...

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Hacking Academia: Universities are Prime Targets for Cyber Crime

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Many good students have had their run-ins with prying eyes. A glance over the shoulder during a test isn’t a rare event, even at the college level. Academic dishonesty and plagiarism are always concerns for universities, but now there’s another kind of academic dishonesty running rampant. Cybercriminals are targeting the networks of higher education institutions as a source of valuable ...

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