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2014-04-23 04:22:36

Report Finds Nine Basic Patterns Make Up 92 Percent of Security Incidents; No Organization Is Immune From a Data Breach NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon security researchers, using advanced analytical techniques, have found that 92 percent of the 100,000 security incidents analyzed over the past ten years can be traced to nine basic attack patterns that vary from industry to industry. This finding, the highlight of Verizon's "2014 Data Breach Investigations Report," will...

2014-04-15 08:37:47

Recent federal rulings could increase the frequency and cost of XP-related data breaches for small IT businesses. CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechInsurance, the leading online provider of insurance for small IT businesses, announced today that two recent rulings handed down in federal courts could increase the potential cost of Windows XP-related client data breaches for IT business owners. The first case, decided in a Florida federal court in late February, permits monetary...

2014-04-03 08:39:50

Online Resource for Cyber Insurance Carriers to Address Client Data Breach Issues PORTLAND, Ore. and BOSTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in three companies now has cyber insurance to protect against the threat of data breach, according to Marsh LLC, an insurance brokerage firm. In the wake of high-profile breaches, such as Target and Neiman Marcus, and 100 percent growth in cyber attacks targeting the healthcare industry since 2010, according to the latest Ponemon report, binding of...

2014-04-01 23:26:17

A data breach from an employee can be even more damaging than an external hacker since employees often have access to more sensitive information. E-Investigations, a leader in network security and digital forensics, divulges the top 5 action items to protect valuable company intellectual property from an internal data breach. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 As The Guardian reported on June 10, 2013, the individual responsible for one of the most significant data breaches in US...

2014-03-27 12:33:52

Companies Join Forces to Help Clients Reduce Likelihood of Data Breach and Mitigate Reputational Harm From an Incident NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic communications firm FleishmanHillard and risk management firm Kroll Inc. today announced the formation of a strategic alliance that combines their respective areas of expertise to deliver client services focused on cybersecurity and data breach risk mitigation. Kroll's role in the alliance will focus on enterprise...

2014-03-12 12:34:36

Global leader in data discovery and data loss prevention introduces world's best-practice tools for business and government SEATTLE, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ground Labs, the global leader in sensitive data discovery software, has today launched Data Recon, a Personally Identifiable Information (PII) discovery tool designed to address global privacy benchmarks. Developed in response to the growing needs of organisations to meet standards for managing the private information of...

2014-03-11 23:30:41

Concern for data security during the disposal process is on the rise as more organizations refresh their IT infrastructure or migrate to the cloud. BCD Electro responds to that concern and need for quality data destruction services. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 There are an increasing number of organizations concerned about data security. With these worries, the demand for responsible disposal of electronic material, storage devices and the information they contain, skyrockets at a...

2014-03-05 08:36:41

First-of-its-kind service helps companies seize control of their security, identify potential risks before damage occurs SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoArmor has pioneered a solution called Vendor Security Monitoring (VSM) to protect companies against the largest source of data breaches - their external vendors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140305/MM77019LOGO VSM is the first-of-its-kind tool that gives companies real-time safety reports about their...

2014-02-20 08:37:05

CHICAGO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechInsurance, the nation's leading provider of insurance for small IT businesses, freelancers, and independent contractors, today released new Errors & Omissions Insurance recommendations for technology firms that serve retail clients based on numbers published earlier this week by SafeNet, a company that provides security solutions for data assets. According to SafeNet's 2013 Data Breach Highlights report, last year's breaches affected...

2014-02-19 12:26:10

2013 Data breaches exposed over 822 million records nearly doubling the previous record high, according to Risk Based Security RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to Risk Based Security, www.riskbasedsecurity.com, 2013 broke the previous all-time record for the number of exposed records caused by reported data breach incidents. The 2,164 incidents reported during 2013 exposed over 822 million records, nearly doubling the previous highest year on record...