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From CIA to #CIA

The evolution of our security journey using the three pillars of security.

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Top cybersecurity facts, figures and statistics for 2018

Looking for hard numbers to back up your sense of what's happening in the cybersecurity world? We dug into studies and surveys of the industry's landscape to get a sense of the lay of the land—both in terms of what's happening and how...

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Silence is not golden

How a mismanaged incident response could cost Google more than a social network.

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RIP Google Plus: Shutdown announced after API bug exposes 500,000 users' details

The end is near for Google Plus -- August 2019 -- after an API bug exposed 500,000 users’ details and Google chose not to disclose the breach for six months.

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Gwinnett Medical Center investigating possible data breach

After being contacted by Salted Hash about a possible data breach, Gwinnett Medical Center, a not-for-profit network of healthcare providers in Gwinnett County, Georgia, has confirmed they're investigating what the healthcare provider...

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Facebook: 30 million accounts impacted by security flaw (updated)

On Friday, Facebook’s VP of product management Guy Rosen, coordinating with a Facebook post by founder Mark Zuckerberg, said the company discovered someone had abused access tokens for 50 million users on Tuesday afternoon.

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6 steps for building a robust incident response plan

While a lot of energy is put it into avoiding security breaches, it’s not always possible. A solid incident response plan can restrict damage, reduce recovery time and limit the associated costs.

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State Department confirms breach of unclassified email system

The U.S. State Department confirmed it suffered a data breach of its unclassified email system. It says less than 1% of employees were affected.

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Wanted: Data breach risk ratings, because not all breaches are equal

We need a system for data breaches that rates the real risk associated with the compromised data.

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What is the cost of a data breach?

These are the factors that determine the cost of a breach, along with advice for minimizing their impact.

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In the new ecommerce fraud landscape, every vertical is now at risk

Fraudsters are not just targeting small merchants or inexpensive items anymore – virtually any vertical or product can be a worthwhile target for online fraud, and the losses could cause irreversible damage to a retailer’s bottom...

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Ways to improve your security team’s response time

Every second counts when it comes to incident response. With proper staffing, a streamlined procedure and the right tools in place, responding to threats can be a far less daunting task.

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3 reasons companies fail to assess the scope of a data breach

Best advice: Understand your data, have proper event logging in place, and test your incident response plan. (You do have one, don’t you?)

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Do you need a vulnerability disclosure program? The feds say yes

The FTC and DOJ are pushing companies to provide a means for good-faith security researchers to report bugs and put effective processes in place to act on those reports.

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The new definition for threat prediction

Security is hard enough without inaccurate understandings of your team setting unrealistic expectations for success. Security teams need to demystify the concept of “threat prediction” by addressing three common misunderstandings and...

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Reddit discloses hack, says SMS intercept allowed attackers to skirt 2FA protections

Reddit, one of the largest websites on the internet, announced on Wednesday that someone was able to compromise staff accounts at their cloud and source code hosting providers, leaving backups, source code, and various logs exposed.

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Unsecured server exposes 157 GB of highly sensitive data from Tesla, Toyota and more

A publicly accessible server belonging to Level One Robotics and Controls exposed 157 GB of highly sensitive data from hundreds of companies, including Tesla, Toyota and Ford.

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Is privacy even possible in this Golden Age of Data Breaches?

Privacy seems like a pipe dream when everyone’s data seems vulnerable. Do we just give up on it though?

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