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Top 4 Insights from Verizon Data Breach Report 2017

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One of the best reports in the industry, the Verizon DBIR is jam packed with insights on network security and data breaches.

See the top three attacks that cause data breaches. Also check out the one thing used by 80% of successful hackers, and find out what attackers want most.

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10 Biggest Problems in Healthcare Cybersecurity

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A perfect storm is raining down on healthcare cybersecurity. The industry is vast and complex, has tremendous amounts of patient data, and is not equipped to protect it. The result is a bonanza for cybercrime. From the WannaCry ransomware attacks in the U.K., to the ongoing healthcare data breaches across the U.S.

Read on to learn about the major healthcare cybersecurity threats facing the industry and how you can address them

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Application Whitelisting: What it is and why it’s good

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Application whitelisting can be a great way to enhance network security and lock-out malware. But what are the drawbacks of application whitelisting? Is it the right choice for every environment?

Find the answers to these questions and more in this post. You’ll also see lists of free and paid application white listing tools, and resources you can use to learn more about this tool

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Healthcare Data Breaches Expected to Dominate 2017

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Cyberattacks have pummeled the healthcare industry for years. Some of the biggest data breaches in history have struck there. And nothing is likely change soon.

See why healthcare is expected to top the list of cyber-targets for hackers and data thieves in 2017. You’ll also see why small data breaches are becoming a huge problem.

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DNC Hacks: How Spear Phishing Emails Were Used

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Cyberattacks big and small often start with the same thing: phishing emails. That’s how the breach started at the DNC, and that’s how one is likely to start at your small business.

See how spear phishing emails breached a major U.S. political party, and see how the party’s mistakes can help improve network security at your company. You’ll also see the FBI’s latest report describing the hacks.

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Top Network Security Threats for Retailers this Holiday Season

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The weeks around Christmas are always demanding for retailers. When caught up in the madness of the season, they may get lax on network security.

Doing so however can land a business in the midst of a breach scandal, resulting in fines and bad reputations. See what could be threatening your retail clients and how you can help.

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3 Dangerous Misconceptions about EMV Chip Cards and Readers

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As more merchants begin to accept EMV chip cards, some may be feeling a false sense of security. Are the chip cards enough to protect them from PCI DSS fines?

No, they’re not. While they’re more secure than magnetic stripe cards, EMV cards are not a silver bullet to your client’s data security needs. See why in this post.

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