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Financial Institutions Could Face New Cyber Security Rules

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At face value, it may not seem right that your organization should have to worry about your vendors’ cyber security programs. However, even for firms with state-of-the-art security systems, a vendor’s compromised connection is often an Achilles heel that hackers are quick to exploit. It’s a lesson that Target — among others — has learned the hard way, as the ...

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The Third-Party Challenge: Keeping Hackers Out of Remote Access Systems

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Giving third-party vendors remote network access opens up new possibilities for organizations. It can streamline operations, enhance service and support functions, and ultimately help a business become more competitive. Unfortunately, for all the benefits it offers, third-party remote access also raises critical cyber security concerns. Many recent network breach incidents involve third-party remote access tools as an entry point. For ...

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