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Internet Crime and Scams from FBI Annual Report

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Romance scams, business email fraud, and scams targeting the elderly, were all popular last year, according to the annual report of the FBI Internet Crime Compliant Center.

In this post, we highlight four trends shown in the FBI’s data. You’ll see that social media scams increased 400%, and who is most at risk for romance scams and business email compromises.

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5 New PCI DSS Rules as ‘Best Practices’ Change

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Everything was great. You were in compliance with PCI DSS. You were the belle of the ball. Everyone was in awe of your team. Then it was midnight -- and your compliance vanished.

Or did it? When the clock strikes 12:00 on June 30, PCI will have five new rules as its ‘best practice guidelines’ become requirements. Will you still be in compliance?

In this post, you’ll see the five new rules so you can have them covered.

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HIPAA Security: Most business associates suffer data breaches

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You’ve heard about the massive data breaches at hospitals and health insurers – but what about their business associates? Are IT providers seeing similar attacks? And are the attacks successful?

In short: yes. Find out more about the growing number of attacks on healthcare business associates. See the top causes of data breaches and the most-targeted types of data.

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Verizon Data Breach Report 2015: Top 10 Charts and Summary

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See which threats are growing fastest, which industries are targeted the most, and how one in four data breaches last year hit a POS system.

You’ll get this and more in our summary of the Verizon 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report. The report is a whopper at 60+ pages. We highlight our 10 favorite charts to get you up to date and save you time.

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Security Trends 2015: Mandiant threat report highlights

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Did you know more than 75% of phishing emails seen by Mandiant last year impersonated the IT staff or an antivirus solution? Scarey, right?

Learn more about this threat and others highlighted in Mandiant's latest report. You'll also see which industries are attacked most (not the ones you think) and why VPN is a growing target for attackers.

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PCI Compliance: 80% of merchants fail to maintain it

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PCI compliance is rising across the industry, but did you know that four out of five organizations that achieve compliance fail an assessment less than a year later? That finding and more comes from Verizon’s 2015 PCI Compliance Report.

In this post, see which PCI requirements are most correlated with having a data breach. You’ll also see why we expect a rise in card-not-present fraud and why maintaining compliance is so difficult.

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