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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): What you need to know to stay compliant

GDPR is a regulation that requires businesses to protect the personal data and privacy of EU citizens for transactions that occur within EU member states. And non-compliance could cost companies dearly. Here’s what every company that...

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Protecting employee COVID-19 health data: What CISOs need to know

Most companies are tracking coronavirus-related health data of their employees, and this presents unique risks and security challenges for CISOs.

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Install latest SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise patches, experts urge

If left unpatched, these SAP ASE vulnerabilities could give attackers full control of databases and servers.

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Managing vendor and supply chain risk in a recession

The COVID-19 crisis is putting security vendors, especially startups, under severe pressure. Here's how to vet their financial stability and prepare for the worst.

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Rowhammer memory attacks close in on the real world

This theoretical security problem is becoming all too real. Expect to see a major Rowhammer security exploit within the next year as attackers tap GPUs, FPGAs and more to accelerate the process. Here's how to protect yourself.

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The 15 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

Data breaches affecting millions of users are far too common. Here are some of the biggest, baddest breaches in recent memory.

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3 ways COVID-19 is changing CISO priorities

The scramble to enable remote workers changes security strategies, priorities, and workflows for 2020.

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New York's SHIELD Act could change companies’ security practices nationwide

SHIELD Act provisions broaden the scope of consumer privacy and place requirement on protecting personal data for organizations that collect information on New York residents.

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What is the dark web? How to access it and what you'll find

The dark web is part of the internet that isn't visible to search engines and requires the use of an anonymizing browser called Tor to be accessed.

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8 mobile security threats you should take seriously in 2020

Mobile malware? Some mobile security threats are more pressing. Every enterprise should have its eye on these eight issues.

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11 penetration testing tools the pros use

Penetration testing is a simulated cyber attack where professional ethical hackers break into corporate networks to find weaknesses ... before attackers do.

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The CCPA is an opportunity to get your data security house in order

As California’s privacy legislation goes into effect, it’s time to take stock of your security strategies around data and think about the future. The trend towards greater privacy is set to continue.

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The OPM hack explained: Bad security practices meet China's Captain America

How the OPM hack happened, the technical details, and a timeline of the infiltration and response.

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Cybersecurity spending trends, 2020

Spending is up, but perhaps not in the most needed areas, increased business leader involvement brings new challenges, while vertical industries have different requirements and priorities.

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8 steps to being (almost) completely anonymous online

The universe may believe in encryption, but it doesn't believe in anonymity. You're going to have to work for it.

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The CIA triad: Definition, components and examples

The CIA (Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability) triad is a widely used information security model that can guide an organization's efforts and policies aimed at keeping its data secure.

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Data on the rise: 4 new challenges security must master

Data is information security's bread and butter, but the rise of data brings both new challenges and new opportunities. To meet them, security needs to change its relationship with data.

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Data breached in translation

Online language translation software caused a data leak at Statoil. Use these best practices to keep translated information secure.

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