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IBM Report: Cost of Data Breaches Soars to All-Time High During Pandemic

Data breaches currently cost businesses an average of $4.24 million USD, according to IBM’s recently published “Cost Of Data Breach Report”—the highest recorded in the report’s 17-year history. These costs include lost business, regulatory fines, and the price of clearing hackers out of networks. Many of these attacks come in the form of ransomware, in […]

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7 Tips to Improve Your Small Business Cybersecurity

Don’t make the mistake of thinking your small business cybersecurity isn’t at risk due to size. According to a 2017 report from the Better Business Bureau, smaller businesses that were a target of a cyber attack had an estimated overall annual loss of $80,000 as a result. Without proper protection, you’re leaving your business open to a […]

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The Latest Worrisome Cyber Security Stats

In the absence of comprehensive cyber security training, cyber threats can wreak havoc on businesses in seconds, as the time from knowledge of vulnerability to release of exploit is shrinking. And yet, many organizations remain ill-equipped to handle security attacks as they happen across platforms. It’s been an eye-opening week for cyber security news and numbers […]

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Solving Cyber Security Talent Shortage

Cyber Security Talent Shortage: How to Solve It

A recent report from Cybersecurity Ventures and Herjavec Group predicts that there will be 3.5 million unfilled cyber security jobs by 2021. (Forrest, 2017) While cyber security job openings continue to grow, there simply aren’t enough people who have the skills to do these jobs. This puts us all at risk, as cyber criminals become […]

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Should the government regulate IoT devices?

Should the Government Regulate IoT Devices?

As security concerns rise about Internet of Things (IoT) devices, so does the debate about the necessity of government regulations. Should the government regulate IoT? Many Internet of Things devices on the market today have little to no security built in, which can compromise the privacy and even personal security of consumers. Many consumers today […]

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Corporate Hacking: Are you a target?

Corporate Hacking: Are You a Target?

Corporate hacking stories are a staple of the news. Whether a small business or large international corporation, if you use the internet to do business, you are susceptible to having your network hacked, customers compromised, and your reputation ruined.  How can you protect yourself from being a target of corporate hacking? Sometimes it is just […]

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Medical Device Cyber Security is Essential

No one wants to imagine that their pacemaker or insulin pump can be hacked when their life depends on the proper functioning of these medical devices. However, a recent Ponemon Institute survey discovered that 67 percent of medical device manufacturers and 56% percent of Healthcare Delivery Organizations (HDOs) think an attack on a medical device […]

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10 of the Largest Corporate Hacks in Recent History

Corporate hacks and cyber attacks directed at organizations large and small have increased in both frequency and severity over the past few years, affecting billions of consumer accounts and costing companies from tens to hundreds of millions of dollars. Yet while the news continues to provide a steady stream of coverage detailing large-scale corporate hacks […]

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