Risky Business: The Importance of Risk Assessments

Creating a secure home for sensitive data is fast becoming a business requirement, but it is often new ground to cover for many companies. Businesses have varying measures in place ranging from nothin...
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5 Things to Know before Attending RSA Conference 2020

RSA Conference is security’s biggest event of the year, and there’s 45,000 techies landing in San Francisco to prove it. You can expect five full days of educational trainings with hundreds of expert-...
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PCI DSS Compliance: Only 1 out of 3 Companies Are Properly Protecting Credit Card Data

LAST UPDATED: 06/05/2020 “We’ve been breached, millions of records are in the hands of attackers, but don’t worry, we promise to do better.”
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How to Defeat Ransomware in 4 (Somewhat) Easy Steps

With these 4 (somewhat) easy steps, even if your data is ransomed, recovery will become a matter of days rather than months, your recovery costs will drop drastically—and, bonus, customer opinion won'...
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Why Every Black Person in Tech Should Attend AfroTech

It’s been a little over a week since I returned from Wakanda. No, not the fictional nation in the Marvel Comics series, but a real one. If you are familiar with Marvel's Black Panther, Wakanda is a fi...
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The Striking Parallels of the Firewall and Blockchain

Thirty years ago, as a U.S. Department of Defense experiment called the internet was to be soon commercialized, companies started to focus on how to protect internal systems and applications from atta...
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How to Fight Breach Fatigue

The phenomenon becoming known as "breach fatigue" represents a warning against complacency with regard to the prevalence and success of data breaches.
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The Spoils of Ransomware: Turns out, Blockchain Is for Hackers

Ransomware, one of the most flourishing and lucrative attack forms, generally demands payment in BitCoin due to its inherent anonymity and reliability—both found in the blockchain ledger. Since it see...
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Capital One: Chronicle of a Data Breach Foretold

The “data breach of the year” involved more than 100M files containing sensitive information of consumer credit card applications at Capital One. The story hit headlines for months, and with much reas...
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Sharing Isn't Caring

Comfortable Breaches to Fit Any Lifestyle Do you travel? Do you prefer to drive or fly? Do you have a favorite hotel chain? Use the same entertainment methods from day to day? How long have you had th...
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