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DDoS Attacks 2018: New Records and Trends

by Calyptix, August 10, 2018

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Small businesses take note: denial-of-service attacks continue to grow in strength and hundreds of thousands are launched each month.

See the latest trends in DDoS attacks – including two record-breakers this year that shocked security researchers.

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Cyber Mistakes in Healthcare: Vulnerabilities and Misconfigs.

by Calyptix, August 6, 2018

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Everyone knows who to blame for a data breach – the bad guys. But what happens when one of the good guys makes a mistake? Unfortunately, the impact can be just as severe.

Check out two major threats to cyber security in healthcare: software flaws and misconfigurations. See how a coding flaw from a vendor of a fat-finger from your coworker can lead to your next HIPAA breach.

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Most HIPAA Data Breaches Happen via Email

by Calyptix, July 2, 2018

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Email is an old channel, but it remains one of the most popular for cyber attacks. This is true in many industries, and especially in healthcare.

See why email remains the top location of HIPAA data breaches, and see other types of breaches that – while fewer in number – cause far more harm.

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Top 10 Security Vulnerabilities of 2017

by Calyptix, June 25, 2018

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New vulnerabilities are discovered every week – some silly and some severe. Knowing which are the most dangerous depends on several factors, including the popularity of the flaw among data thieves.

See the top 10 vulnerabilities in exploit kits in 2017. We list and describe each security flaw and also explain why Adobe products no longer dominate the top 10.

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Top 5 Cyber Security Frameworks in Healthcare

by Calyptix, June 11, 2018

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HIPAA compliance is not enough to protect patient data. For that, you need a more comprehensive plan. You need a security framework.

See the top five cyber security frameworks in healthcare. Is your framework on the list?

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VPNFilter: 500,000 Infected and Worse Than Reported

by Calyptix, June 11, 2018

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A nasty strain of malware has infected hundreds of thousands of routers – and it’s worse than initially thought.

Called VPNFilter, the malware allows attackers to monitor traffic, steal login credentials, brick the device, and even inject malicious JavaScript into users’ web sessions.

See who is vulnerable to VPNFilter, how it works, and who might be responsible for launching it.

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Errors Found in the Verizon Data Breach Report 2018

by Calyptix, April 16, 2018

The Verizon DBIR is one of the most respected cyber security reports published each year – but can you trust the data?

See errors we found in the new 2018 edition of the DBIR. Decide for yourself if the report is trustworthy.

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Top Causes of Data Breaches by Industry 2018: Verizon DBIR

by Calyptix, April 13, 2018

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Most IT firms have clients from a range of industries. That means you encounter a wide range of security threats. How do you know which threats are the most important to focus on?

Check out the leading causes of data breaches across eight sectors. You’ll see attack trends in retail, healthcare, finance, government, and more – and even a few surprises.

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