How to protect intellectual property? 10 tips to keep IP safe

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Intellectual property (IP) is the lifeblood of every organization. It didn’t used to be. As a result, now more than ever, it’s a target, placed squarely in the cross-hairs by various forms of cyber attack. Witness the long list of hacks on Hollywood and the entertainment industry’s IP including “Pirates of the Caribbean” and more recently HBO’s “Game […]

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As Businesses Move Critical Data to Cloud, Security Risks Abound

Posted on February 21st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Companies think their data is safer in the public cloud than in on-prem data centers, but the transition is driving security issues. More business-critical data is finding a new home in the public cloud, which 72% of organizations believe is more secure than their on-prem data centers. But the cloud is fraught with security challenges: […]

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Over 92 Million New Accounts Up for Sale from More Unreported Breaches

Posted on February 20th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

All these numbers….”More than 5 billion records from 6,500 data breaches were exposed in 2018″ — a report from Risk Based Security says.”More than 59,000 data breaches have been reported across the European since the GDPR came into force in 2018″ — a report from DLA Piper says.…came from data breaches that were reported to […]

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Facebook acts like a law-breaking ‘digital gangster’, says official report

Posted on February 20th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

by Lisa Vaas On Sunday, following an investigation of more than a year, the UK Parliament accused Facebook of thumbing its nose at the law, having “intentionally and knowingly violated both data privacy and anti-competition laws”. Lawmakers called for the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to investigate the social media platform’s practices, including how it uses […]

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Empower your teams with Salesforce’s productivity platform — get started for free

Posted on February 19th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

These days, customers are smarter and more connected than ever — meaning their expectations are higher. In order to deliver a customer experience tailored to those needs, companies need to quickly transform the way their teams collaborate and work together. That’s where Quip, a Salesforce company, comes in: a trailblazing communication and productivity platform that […]

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Hackers Destroyed VFEmail Service – Deleted Its Entire Data and Backups

Posted on February 13th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

What could be more frightening than a service informing you that all your data is gone—every file and every backup servers are entirely wiped out?The worst nightmare of its kind. Right?But that’s precisely what just happened this week with VFEmail.net, a US-based secure email provider that lost all data and backup files for its users […]

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How to prevent and recover from an APT attack through a managed service provider

Posted on February 13th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

What better way to enter a targeted system than through a firm that already has access to the targeted firm. The tactic is not new. In fact, attacking a target through its weakest link is a tried and true method. For this reason, managed service providers (MSPs), companies that are hired to manage the IT […]

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7 Tips For Communicating With the Board

Posted on February 6th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

The key? Rather than getting bogged down in the technical details, focus on how a security program is addressing business risk. 1 of 8 Image Source: Shutterstock CISOs and other security leaders are under growing pressure to improve how they communicate with boards of directors. Cybersecurity has become a board-level issue in many organizations amid […]

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Add cybersecurity to Doomsday Clock concerns, says Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

Posted on February 6th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

The human race is closer to herd suicide than it has been in history, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists warns — in part, because of cybersecurity issues, including both information warfare and insecure IoT devices. Founded by the Manhattan Project scientists who built America’s nuclear weapons program, the Doomsday Clock is a regular reminder of […]

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250 Webstresser Users to Face Legal Action — Krebs on Security

Posted on February 2nd, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

More than 250 customers of a popular and powerful online attack-for-hire service that was dismantled by authorities in 2018 are expected to face legal action for the damage they caused, according to Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency. In April 2018, investigators in the U.S., U.K. and the Netherlands took down attack-for-hire service WebStresser[.]org […]

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