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2014-08-28 23:10:18

Co-Founder of TokenEx®, a Cloud-based Tokenization Resource, Talks Data Sensitivity Levels to Benefit Consumer Protection from Fraud Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 From the financially devastating Target and Nordstrom breach incidents to the recent Russian hacking invasion, where an estimated 1 billion passwords were stolen, it would seem as if no one in corporate America has been properly protecting their consumers’ data from a malicious hack. So that average people can protect...

2014-08-28 12:33:14

Company COO and Chief Security Officer Launches eBook SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When a computer virus infected the network at Crouse and Associates in San Francisco, the insurance services company ground to a halt during a weeklong outage -- costing a significant amount of time and money to resolve. The company does not have a large IT staff or a chief information security officer, it can't afford to employ security experts and it doesn't have the time or...

2014-08-26 08:37:15

Growth opportunities most significant for DBAs and Network / Security Consultants. CHICAGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published study from Gartner predicts that, by 2018, half of all businesses will hire IT security contractors to manage data security threats. The prediction is based on the finding that spending on IT security has risen 7.9 percent, to $71.1 billion, since 2013 and is likely to grow another 8.2 percent, to $76.9 billion, in 2015. Notably, much of...

2014-08-21 16:27:46

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A legislative survey by 360 Advanced P.A. shows the U.S. Congress and some states are considering legislation that would require organizations managing databases of personal information to put in place safeguards against hacking - or face significant fines after a breach. In its analysis of data assembled by the National Conference of State Legislatures (www.ncsl.org) and www.govtrack.us, 360 Advanced concluded that with ever-increasing...

2014-08-20 08:31:40

Businesses can access educational information and learn key lessons from the field COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian Data Breach Resolution, a leader in helping businesses plan for and mitigate consumer risk following data breach incidents, today released a collection of educational resources for businesses with anecdotes and advice on how to prepare for and manage a data breach. Compiled based on the company's history of servicing some of North America's largest data...

2014-08-12 23:05:21

Tripwire Survey Examines Views of Information Security Professionals at Annual IT Security Conference Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, today announced the results of a survey of 215 attendees at the Black Hat USA 2014 security conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Industry research shows most breaches go undiscovered for weeks, months or even longer. Despite this evidence, 51 percent of...

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2014-08-07 06:48:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Russian hackers have stolen more than one billion usernames and passwords belonging to over 500 million unique email addresses in what one cybersecurity firm is calling “arguably the largest data breach known to date.” Hold Security, a US-based firm that specializes in detecting this type of activity, revealed on Tuesday that an unnamed Russian gang of hackers had amassed more than 4.5 billion records. Most of those records...

2014-08-04 08:32:09

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hacking is on the rise in Europe, and unfortunately many UK companies are still playing catchup in the race against cyber criminals. New data theft methods like memory scraping malware are helping hackers infiltrate seemingly-secure systems with relative ease, resulting in the theft of potentially millions of customer data records whilst generating significant financial liability and a steep drop in trust with their customers. With all the news...

2014-07-30 08:40:24

65 percent of adult consumers unlikely to do business again with companies after financial data breach BALTIMORE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data breaches have a significant impact on whether a customer will interact with an organization again, according to new research from SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in data protection solutions. The global research surveyed over 4,500 adults across five of the world's largest economies - US, UK, Germany, Japan, and Australia. It found that nearly...

2014-07-30 08:40:20

Identity Theft Main Reason for Breaches and Survey Shows 40 Percent of Consumers Very Unlikely To Do Business with Breached Companies BALTIMORE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in data protection solutions, today released the highlights from its SafeNet Breach Level Index (BLI) for the second quarter of 2014. Between April and June of this year, there were a total of 237 breaches that compromised more than 175 million customer records of personal and financial...


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