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Data Breaches: Don’t Put Your Brand at Risk

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Risk management and cyber security analysts have focused on the substantial costs of data breaches for some time. In a 2016 report, Ponemon Institute reported that the average total cost of a breach rose from $3.8 million to $4 million, with the per-record cost rising from $154 to $158. Naturally, companies have taken note of the increasingly large price tag ...

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Wanted: Employees Willing to Steal Data

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Insider threats are hardly a new problem. As companies increasingly rely on data connected to complex networks, they also rely on their employees to make sure that data stays out of the wrong hands. The trouble is, unlike the hackers lurking outside the corporate network, insiders can directly access sensitive information and critical systems without having to bypass security controls. ...

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A Simple Cyber Security Plan Is the Best Kind of Plan


In the past few years, enterprise networks have quickly grown in complexity, spurred by demand for bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies, cloud computing and virtualization, among other factors. Unsurprisingly, this increased complexity has called for new cyber security considerations, as firms work to maintain the protection of their sensitive data. However, if you think the complexity of your networks necessarily results in ...

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Get Ready for Updated NIST Compliance Requirements


Like so many areas of the American political system, federal cyber security regulation is in a period of transition. Some of the change is an effect of the presidential handoff to an administration with a markedly different agenda from the previous one. But an even greater driver has been the failure of some government agencies to protect highly sensitive data. ...

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