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U.S. Data Breaches Almost Match Record High

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: February 19, 2016 in Industry News
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U.S. data breaches in 2015 dropped only slightly below 2014’s record high, with hacking incidents accounting for more than one-third of the breaches, according to a new survey. Organizations reported 781 breaches last year, the Identity Theft Resource Center said, compared with 783 in 2014. The...

Cyber criminals turn to ransomware as victims pay out

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: February 16, 2016 in Industry News
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Foursys today shared the results of its IT security survey, conducted last month. The results, displayed here as an infographic, show that ransomware was behind 42 per cent of security breaches. More than 400 UK-based IT managers took part in the Foursys survey, revealing insights into...

FDA Issues More Medical Device Security Guidance

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: February 16, 2016 in Industry News
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New proposed cybersecurity guidance from the Food and Drug Administration is an important step in getting medical device manufacturers more focused on the risks posed by their products as they're used in healthcare settings, security experts say. The draft guidance on postmarket cybersecurity, issued on Jan....

Global Cybersecurity and Your Reputation

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: February 3, 2016 in Industry News
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We live in a hyper-connected world that brings the globe to you, and you and your family to the globe at equally fast speeds. While on one hand, any one of us can access the internet, through any number of tools, platforms, technology and software...

Israel’s electric authority hit by “severe” hack attack

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: January 31, 2016 in Industry News
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Israel's Electricity Authority experienced a serious hack attack that officials are still working to repel, the country's energy minister said Tuesday. "The virus was already identified and the right software was already prepared to neutralize it," Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz told attendees of a computer...