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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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Top 5 Causes of Data Breaches in Healthcare

by Calyptix, March 26, 2018

Top 5 Causes of Data Breaches in Healthcare

Do you have the right priorities in healthcare cyber security?

You might be surprised to learn that data breaches in healthcare are often different than in other industries. They’re more often caused by insiders, not by malware.

Check out the highlights of a new report from Verizon on the top causes of data breaches in healthcare. You’ll see the top causes reported from 2015 to 2017.

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HIPAA Breach Statistics: Stolen Record Count Plunges

by Calyptix, February 12, 2018

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If you saw only the headlines, you might think healthcare had a terrible year in cyber security – maybe worse than ever. But a new report shows, in many ways, the industry gained ground last year.

See highlights of the newest stats on data breaches in healthcare. See where more work is needed and get a few talking points to share with your clients.

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Spectre and Meltdown: Nothing is Certain

by Calyptix, January 26, 2018

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Two massive chip vulnerabilities are here and the security industry is scrambling for answers. Misinformation is everywhere, and even the patches are wreaking havoc.

Find the answers to your questions on Spectre and Meltdown in this post. You’ll see the problem, the solution, and know which rumors are fake news.

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Biggest Cyber Attacks 2017: How They Happened

by Calyptix, November 30, 2017

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Another year of cyber attacks is almost behind us. We’ve seen global ransomware epidemics, destructive lone-wolf hackers, and the tripling of the worst data breach ever reported.

Join us for a review of the top attacks in 2017. You’ll see how they happened so you can avoid making the same mistakes.

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Healthcare IT Security: Top Stories of 2017

by Calyptix, November 21, 2017

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Healthcare IT and HIPAA compliance had a big year in 2017. Now you can catch up on the biggest stories with this post.

See the top stories in healthcare IT security for the year. We cover ransomware attacks, record-breaking HIPAA fines, and more.

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Mobile Security Threats to Your Network: Top 7 and Tips

by Calyptix, November 15, 2017

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Did you know mobile devices can be exposed to more security threats than desktops? Makes you wonder – how many smartphones are on your network right now?

In this post, you’ll see the top network security threats of mobile devices and how to manage them to protect your network.

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