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“The law requires that organisations take appropriate measures to keep people’s personal data secure.” ICO

Author : Brendan McLaughlin
Comment : 2083
Sadly there’s yet another major company in the news with headlines about a data breach that we would all dread to see about our own organisation. Br ...
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With Data Comes Responsibility, With Breaches Come Blame

Author : protegrity
Comment : 2083
CISOs and data security professionals struggling with the burden of ever increasing amounts of data, cyber threats and privacy regulations are looki ...
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Latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report: “The Bad Guys Are Winning”

Author : protegrity
Comment : 2083
[blockquote]"The bad news from this year's report is that the cybercriminals and other attackers are getting better at what they do, while the securit ...
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Controlling the (Heart)Bleeding

Author : protegrity
Comment : 2083
Recently, a bug was discovered in the OpenSSL protocol, now dubbed “Heartbleed”, that leaves much of the internet and many IT systems seriously su ...
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Compliance Does Not Equal Security

Author : protegrity
Comment : 2083
Among the myriad lessons from the Target breach, perhaps the most important is that “Compliance” does NOT equal Security. As Brandan Blevens of T ...
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Revelations in Target Breach Uncover New Clues

Author : protegrity
Comment : 2083
Last Friday, Target revealed details that its December breach was even worse than previously reported. In addition to the 40 million credit and debit ...
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Snapchat Breach Could Self-Destruct the Company

Author : protegrity
Comment : 2083
By now, nearly everyone has heard of the Snapchat breach, which exposed nearly 4.6 million usernames and phone numbers, many of which were those of mi ...
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Another Look at 5 Myths of Encrypting and Tokenizing Sensitive Data

Author : protegrity
Comment : 2083
In a recent article on CSO Online, Dave Kilgallon reviewed five common myths of encrypting and tokenizing sensitive data, and the misunderstandings th ...
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DoE Hacked (Again) – Why Data Security Can’t Be Ignored

Author : protegrity
Comment : 2083
The Department of Energy recently announced that they had experienced a breach of 14,000 employees' personal information. While perimeter network sec ...
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Addressing Practical Issues with Network SIEM in Large Enterprises

Author : protegrity
Comment : 2083
In a recent article on DarkReading.com titled, "Why Are We So Slow To Detect Data Breaches?", Ericka Chickowski detailed the issues with SIEM that cau ...
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